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Hualin Temple

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Xiajiu Road, Liwan District, Guangzhou 510140, China
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Reviewed June 25, 2019

I was surprised that friends wanted to visit the Hualin Temple. It was quite a comfortable walking around, though for the second time for me. We explored quite a bit though unlike the last time.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Prayers in the main temple were taking place during my visit. It was very nice to hear the chanting of the worshippers and the smell of burning incense. On this visit, I spent the majority of my time viewing the 500 Buddha and other statues...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

The Hualin Temple looks rather old and is nestled between shops selling jade. I had taken two elderly ladies here, who quite enjoyed the relaxed experience to walk around and buy souvenirs.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Hualin Temple (until 1654, formerly known as Xilai Monastery) has a history dating back over 1,500 years to the South Ling Dynasty period, 521 to 526 A.D. It is also referred to as The Holy Land of the International Buddhism, The Temple of the 500...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Hualin Temple is located in liwan district of guangzhou and is a beautiful small temple complex. a nice place to get some great photos

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

This very old temple, located in amongst all the jade market sellers twisting streets is well worth seeking out. Completely free to visit, the temple has a very large Arhat Hall, filled with 500 golden buddhas and other remarkable antiquities. The main temple is a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. The temple is beautiful, and there are so many statues. This is a temple still used by worshippers, which made the visit even more fascinating.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We were walking around the neighborhood not knowing we would stumble upon this wonderful spiritual haven. I would not say you should go out of your way to visit this place, but if you’re visiting Shiangxiajiu pedestrian street or looking for jade nearby, you should...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank luisgarp
Reviewed September 8, 2017

This temple, with very interesting background, is close to many attractions [ and generally attractive old areas ] of this part of Guangzhou. It was walking distance from the Feral River and Shamian Island via the beautiful old streets and alleyways near the Qinping Markets....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank I H
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Worths a short visit. Remember to visit a hall with multi buddha. I enjoyed the day chanting. At the end of the road leads to 卓盛玉口器珠宝. Watch out of this shops. I bought something and ended up paying 3 times more than the outside shop....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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