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Temple of the Eight Immortals (Ba Xian An)

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Address: Wu Dao Shizi Dongjie, Xi'an, China
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$72.50*
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Private Day Trip of Xi'an Religious Experience
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Religious Day Tour of Temples, Mosque and Church in Xi'an

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Cost: 3 to 2 to 20 tickets per month, a crown incense, such as security incense. $ 20, including signatures. The symbol of peace is like a $ 10. Environment: the environment is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 24, 2016
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Bali, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

Cost: 3 to 2 to 20 tickets per month, a crown incense, such as security incense. $ 20, including signatures. The symbol of peace is like a $ 10. Environment: the environment is simple, well-protected, a large number of inscriptions, this time there is no time to learn. There are several courtyards, some visitors stop, may be a Taoist resting... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

An interesting temple dedicated to the Eight Immortals. The temple is nicely laid out and generally not too busy. Enter through the main gate and it's the second central building you come upon that houses the Eight Immortals. Great if your visiting with children or teenagers as they can follow up doing some research. Garden at the rear with some... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

I am told by Chinese friends living in Xi'an this is not an especially popular attraction for foreign tourists, but it ought to be! Had the pleasure of witnessing a not very common ceremony where thanks were being given for a deed the religious leaders of the Temple had performed; very interesting and I felt privileged to have been there.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2015

Just a small relaxing temple in Xi'an. Someone who worked/lived/worshiped there shared a small sweet snack with us. Its always a more enjoyable time when you can connect with someone! Its a good visit if you have time, but not a must.

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

While in Xian check out this Temple very old and under a little restoration but what is not ids nice to see....Located in a very busy part of the City many many tourists and quite crowed with tons of people A well worth weaving thru the busy streets

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Guangzhou, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2015

The local Taoism temple is normally not listed as an attraction for foreign tourists under standard tour plan. A little knowledge on Taoism could be interesting. You can consider visit it if you really have spare time and do not know where to go.

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Xi'an, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2015

Do not visit the temple on the first month of the lunar year, it will be very crowed. But it is nice to visit it duaring week days, quite and sacred, especially there is an interesting wall full of Chinese stands for happiness, hope and blessing. Many pepole try to touch it, attempt to get the good luck for coming... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2015

this is a very local daoism temple .very few foreigners can find it.it is better to go there with local friend or tour guide . most daoism monks are wearing blue or white all year around.long hair .morning class start 9a m and afternoon class start 3 pm..you can see how the monks of this regilion practise in the temple... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

In my opinion if you are pressed for time this is the one sight I would cut. It's a short walk from the City Wall's east gate. I didn't find the complex all that interesting. Looks like one of the many temples I've visited around Asia.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2014

We got a moped (3 wheelers transport) for RMB10 to get us there from Ibis Hotel. As you enter the temple, there are 2 rows of shops selling antiques of deities & many other prayer items. We didn't stop by to peek into them unless you decided to spend a day just in this temple. Although we didn't understand Chinese... More 

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