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Built in the early Song Dynasty (960-1279), it is the oldest and largest temple in Shanghai. It is popularly believed that the temple gained its name Longhua from the legendary “Longhua” tree with branches extending some 20 kilometers, under which...more
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It was very easy to find and I found it more authentic and interesting. Better than Jin Nam Temple . Only snag is that you have to read up before going to the temple cause the is no English translation.
I have been coming to Shanghai for many years and somehow missed this temple. It’s one of the most interesting Buddhist temples I’ve seen, and it’s a great place for people watching. I ended up spending a few hours here just soaking up the atmosphere....More
There are several pros to this temple. It's easy to get to via metro, and it's a very budget-friendly tourist option. On the day I visited, entry was free, but you could pay twenty of thirty RMB for incense.
I would recommend this temple as...More
The Longhua Temple is easily accessible while in Shanghai. You can reach it via metro (line 7) or via a taxi - both of those options being very easy to follow.
The temple has apparently a 1700 years history and is well worth the visit....More
If you've never been to a Buddhist temple, you can get a guide and come here. It's really not that big or impressive but your choices are limited in modern city like Shanghai.
It's next to the Longhua Martyrs memorial and park which is a...More
Longhua Temple is serenely beautiful Buddha temple in and around Shanghai. It’s worth the visit for travelers and peace seekers. Easily can spend 1-2hours in the temple area. Visited temple around closing hour ( before 4:30pm) and it was very calm and blissful. Will visit...More
get a guide called jo jo guide look it up google. , her last 4 generations still live in shanghai, we went with her and she is totally awesome will tell you every thing you need to know. plus she speaks fluent English and... More
get a guide called jo jo guide look it up google. , her last 4 generations still live in shanghai, we went with her and she is totally awesome will tell you every thing you need to know. plus she speaks fluent English and Chinese. She will get you into places you never knew about.