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Xilitu Zhao Temple

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nice and quiet temple

Definitely worth visiting, the temple was almost empty, when I was visiting it and very tranquil... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2017
Shanghai, China
Liked It Better Than Dazhao Temple

I found this temple to be more authentic than the other temples. Monks were willing to talk to you... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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May 9, 2017
“nice and quiet temple”
Jan 21, 2017
“Liked It Better Than Dazhao Temple”
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North of Shitou Alley, Yuquan District, Hohhot 010030, China
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

Definitely worth visiting, the temple was almost empty, when I was visiting it and very tranquil. Took a tour and learn a lot about it.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

I found this temple to be more authentic than the other temples. Monks were willing to talk to you and the inside of the temples seemed more old.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ziggy28104
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Before entering this temple building, there are strict rules to observe e.g. no photography inside the temple. I was told that this temple is the oldest and largest lama temple in Hohhot. It is restored and well known for its beautiful ancient structure and still...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank yfylou
Reviewed July 11, 2016

I have visited many Buddhist temples in China, the Xilitu Zhao Temple is not extraordinary in the sense it is different from the others but it is very clean and was not crowded at all. Nice place to go for a couple of hours if...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Try to visit both this one and the Dazhao Temple across the street. Both are active buddhist worship places.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed October 17, 2015

Stumbled upon this temple by accident, was on the bus to another temple and wasn't sure what stop to get off at, saw the large white marble pagoda from afar and hopped off the bus and I'm glad I did! The temple is still an...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Bella19920515
Reviewed June 9, 2010

On the other side of the main road is this large Lamasery which is worth a visit if only to see the candle-power in one of the back prayer rooms. My (sneakily taken) photo doesn't begin to capture the dichotomous senses of tranquility and power...More

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September 19, 2016|
Response from Dwayne S | Reviewed this property |
It was not expensive...my recollection is that the entrance fee was 30 rmb.