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Nanshan Cultural Tourist Area

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Mar 4, 2018
“It's a wow!”
Mar 15, 2017
“Nice view of beach”
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40 kilometers west of Sanya, Sanya, China
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Stunning view of the Guanyin statue by the beach. One day ain't enough if you do not purchase for the tram ticket. There is a famous vegetarian restaurant too and worth to have a try. A must visit in Sanya.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Elynne T
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Not Buddhist. Didn't go to the guan yin island but the surroundings were generally nice w gd views of sea and greenery. Feels like a gd place to quieten down.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Belinda L
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

The Guanyin statue is impressive.However this is a tourist trap and is expensive because you will pay for everything you do .Xidao is a tiny island and relies on tourism.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank gordon g
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Nanshan ecological park. Contains the temple, the statue, longetivity valley and many more. Stunning gorgeous breathtaking. Has to be on your to do list. I got the number 25 bus here. But other numbers come also. Cost 121 rmb walking. More if you want golf...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Nanshan is a primarily money-making venture masquerading as a religious site. The statue of Guanyin itself is certainly impressive, but there's very little else to see here except for poor imitations of other Buddhist sites from around the world. Additionally, visiting almost anything in the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed September 26, 2015

Be prepared to pay for entry, food,drinks, tram rides and etc approx. 300 to 500 yuan per adult person The main attraction is the golden Guan Yin and the 108mtrs high Guan Yin. The weather is very hot, be prepared to sweat buckets. (September) Bring...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank lohlim3
Reviewed April 7, 2015

Except for its wide, sandy beaches, Sanya has little to offer in terms of tourism, unless one wanders out into the country side. But visiting the Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone is certainly recommended. It is located at a 50 minutes bus ride outside Sanya city....More

Date of experience: April 2015
6  Thank Jaap E
Reviewed January 12, 2015

A very nice place in the nature. Beautiful view to sea, beach and mountains. The statue of the Guan Yin is really impressive . The place is without doubts a typical tourist spot, but despite that we liked it a lot. We came there quite...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Eva F
Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Nanshan Buddhist Cultural Zone is about 40km from downtown Sanya and is "a unique large-scale eco-cultural tourism zone with an area of 50 square kilometers" - the largest cultural tourist attraction of its kind in China. And it draws big crowds - dozens of...More

Date of experience: October 2014
5  Thank AndyBeeNZ
Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

This supposedly a place of worship has been managed as a "theme park", if you insist of visiting, bring loads of cash as the entrance fee will cost you RMB150 during peak season. A visit inside the Goddess of Mercy statue will cost another RMB80!...More

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