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Address: NO. 9 Chongshan Street, Taiyuan 030001, China
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A Little Piece of History

I visited Chongshan Monastery after visiting Shuangta Si. (It is about a 15 minute drive between the two). It is very small and takes about 5 minutes to see everything, but it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2016
Lilijp03
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Changsha, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

I visited Chongshan Monastery after visiting Shuangta Si. (It is about a 15 minute drive between the two). It is very small and takes about 5 minutes to see everything, but it is pleasant to see the monks lounging under the trees and playing with dogs. The temple itself has a dark, ancient air and is still used by locals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

Located along a series of narrow alleyways, Chongshan Temple is not the easiest of sites to find. You will know you are getting close when you see a number of beggars in your vicinity, as this temple, dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy and various charitable Buddhist deities, attracts a large number of beggars seeking alms. Apparently, they view Western... More 

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