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Shanghai Zhenru Temple

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Quiet and uncrowded

The temple is out of the way and maybe 10 minutes walk from Zhenru on line 11. It's quiet and... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Shanghai, China

I visited the temple after trip advisor reviews . Excellent calm and genuine looks . We were... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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Jul 22, 2018
“Quiet and uncrowded”
3 weeks ago
“Lovely, quiet temple with gardens.”
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No.5 Houshanmen, Zhenru Town, Putuo District | Zhenru Town, Putuo District, Shanghai 200333, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, quiet temple including a pagoda and gardens, situated a relaxed 10 minute walk from Zhenru Subway station (Line 11). It's a great place to go and explore, whether you want to walk around or just sit down and take in the quiet atmosphere. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Easy to get to on the metro and just a short walk from the station. Nice place to walk around and very quiet. I think we were the only people looking around. Lots of interesting things to see.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank CarSteHolden
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The temple is out of the way and maybe 10 minutes walk from Zhenru on line 11. It's quiet and peaceful and entrance costs 10 Yuan. There is plenty to see or you can just sit and enjoy the peace and quiet. Lots of building...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tollo652
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

I visited the temple after trip advisor reviews . Excellent calm and genuine looks . We were thoroughly impressed by the temple maintenance and the architecture . Worth a visit .

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank nithyavasu
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

This temple is a real surprise: most Shanghai guides do not mention it, then when you arrive you get to a large complex with different halls and a tall Pagoda. The complex has been well preserved and decorated with nice carved stones and woods and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Andrea-Soave
Reviewed May 4, 2016

The temple is quite nice and beautiful inside. There is a long passage way along the canal which is great for sitting and taking in a peaceful afternoon. Getting to the temple is kind of an experience itself if coming from the metro station. The...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Billy_Whimwa
Reviewed October 11, 2015

This temple is a bit outskirt of Shanghai. Since the subway line 11 operated, going there is much easier. Just take line 11, off at Zhenru station, exit 5 head to Tongchuan seafood market on the left. Walk through the market till end then turn...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank Lastlove
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Cost is 10-20rmb to enter the temple and is easily access by metro 11 after walking through fish market. This is a really beautiful temple in Shanghai outside the city center and one of the cleanest and most peaceful. many places to sit and reflect...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank Dan H
Reviewed June 22, 2015

1. It might be a little difficult to get there, so here are the directions (see the pictures as well). Take Metro line 11 to Zhenru Station, take exit 5. Walk along the Tongchuan Road to the West for quit a while. You pass the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank anthonyholland
Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is an out of the way, non touristy temple that is kept in superb condition and is a little different than others. You can climb to the top of the huge pagoda in the back of the complex for wonderful views, and the landscaping...More

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank ejpl
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