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Address: No.5 Houshanmen, Zhenru Town, Putuo District, Shanghai 200333, China
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Phone Number: 021-62971581
7:55 am - 4:04 pm
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Small-Group Shanghai Tour: Fish Market and Buddhist Temple
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Peace and tranquility in the Zhenru Buddhist Temple

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars 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 street is a large fish market and you get to walk through it. There are... More 

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Shenyang, China
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5 of 5 stars 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 left and walk straight around 50-70 meters. The temple entrance will be on your left.... More 

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5 of 5 stars 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 on life. Very few tourists visit this temple so it is a good place if... More 

Thank Dan H
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars 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 Tongchuan Fish Market and yes, it smells fishy! Take the first road to the left,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars 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 is beautiful. Would be a wonderful place to eat a picnic lunch while sitting overlooking... More 

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