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White Horse Temple

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

First getting there, the K56 or K58 use the temple as a terminal point. The K56 starts in the centre of town and follows the ZhoungZhou road (middle and then east). Not sure of the K58 Over time this place has become the location for...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018

It is said to be oldest Buddhist temple. Two Indian Buddhist monks resided here. This is very beautiful. India has also constructed temple here. Apart from this other countries have also their temple.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

The White Horse Temple has historical interest, it is peaceful away from the main buildings, and is beautiful. It is the first Buddhist temple in China (although the buildings have been rebuilt since its founding). Many of the guests are here to worship rather than...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We traveled to this place upon recommendationn of one local. It's said to be the oldest temple in China. But it does not look so at all. Interesting is there are more differnt asiant temples - China, Thailand, India, Myanmar - and it's nice to...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to understand better Buddhism and have a look of different types of temples (Chinese, Indian, Thai, Malaysian). The garden is also nice for a walk (particularly in April when flowers blossom)

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

White Horse Temple is supposedly the place of Buddhism in China. The king had invite two Indian monks to bring scripture to China. These two monks are interred on either side of the temple. The temple is not the original but rebuilt on the original...More

Thank Cathrene W
Reviewed March 31, 2018

So much history and stories packed into a small area. Popular with no only tourists but devotees as well. One of the best temples to see in China and one with great religious significance

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Luoyang white horse temple is considered the origin where Buddhism was brought to China. This is the second most popular attraction, after Longmen Grottoes. From my hotel along Longmen Avenue, I took bus K58 to final destination, 1.5rmb, about 70 mins ride. If you wish...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Not as spectacular to most tourist, but it houses some very rare Yuan era statues and buildings ( one of the harder to find examples for more serious history buffs ) it's not super far from the city

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

White Horse Temple - the temple is so serence and its setting in the nature adds to the calmness as well.

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Are the new temples donated by Thailand, Myanmar and India at this location and open to the public? yes, they are open to public. Recently they are closed for repairing. What is the ticket cost for adults and... More
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