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Lovely temple, at the starting point for Hammer Rock hike.

This temple has some great views from the upper levels. There are also nice views of the temple... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2015
YorkHiker
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Very quiet, not many tourists

There were maybe 5 other temple visitors when i was there. You hear no traffic, no loud chinese... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2015
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Oct 5, 2016
“Short, Good start to Sledgehammer Hike”
Dec 14, 2015
“Lovely temple, at the starting point for Hammer Rock hike.”
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Also called the Round Pavilion, this structure was built in 1766 for the representatives of the Kazak, Khalkhas and other dignitaries of minority cultures who wished an audience with Emperor Qianlong.
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East Shore of Wulie River, Shuangqiao District, Chengde 067000, China
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Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

This temple is not the top of the list in Chengde. It's nice because it is quiet and not as crowded, but it's pretty small. The best reason to go here is if you've done all the others or you're starting the longer hike. It...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

This temple has some great views from the upper levels. There are also nice views of the temple from the hill at the rear. This temple has some of the best views of the huge Potola Tibetan temple and valley - see my photos for...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed September 24, 2015

There were maybe 5 other temple visitors when i was there. You hear no traffic, no loud chinese. Very pleasant change to the bigger temples. Close to the cable ride up to hammer rock. You can take a taxi to go there, but going back...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We spent a fabulous weekend in Chengde last weekend with our friends including their 5 year old daughter. This temple was among our favorites. There is the summer resort in Chengde which was expensive, and the eight outer temples. The resort was so-so. Very dusty...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

No crowds which was fab after Beijing. A steep walk up a poorly kept road which a few in our group struggled with as the bus couldn't drive up. Renovations were in progress but it is out of season. Great views & picture opportunities.

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Liked how it was a Tibetan style temple, not like the other temples in China. Architecture and style was interesting.

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Reviewed June 19, 2012

My favourite temple in the area..wonderous Amazing temple to walk around and admire the beauty of the art and architechure

Date of experience: September 2011
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Reviewed April 30, 2007

In late March 2007 I visited three of the 'Eight Outer Temples' in the Mountain Resort of Chengde which were done all in one day. Pule is the smallest and least known of the three we visited. We arrived after lunch on a very warm,...More

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