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A neat temple but optional

I couldn't make it a must see but if you have time, and if you are interested in wood carving... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
Geminican
,
San Jose
Scam. Avoid

Was also caught out by this scam. The two "monks" tried to get 200 yuan off us, they got 100 each... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2017
dublin4liammccarthy
,
Dublin, Ireland
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Dec 16, 2017
“A neat temple but optional”
Jul 13, 2017
“Scam. Avoid”
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East Main Street, Pingyao County 031100, China
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Reviewed December 16, 2017

I couldn't make it a must see but if you have time, and if you are interested in wood carving architecture, then you can visit this place. If you have seen other temples in Pingyao like Shuanglin Temple, Zengkuo Temple, and Temple of City God,...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Was also caught out by this scam. The two "monks" tried to get 200 yuan off us, they got 100 each in the end, they were very insistent. As the previous reviewers said, the scam works very quickly, keeping you off balance, and their English...More

Thank dublin4liammccarthy
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

We also encountered the scammer "monk" that gives you incense and guides you through a rushed prayer followed by a blessing. He then very strongly insists that you give the amount he chooses for you. It ruined the whole visit and left me very angry....More

Thank Plookhead
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

Beautiful temple, not to be missed because of the courtyards, statues and good state of maintenance.

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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

The "monk" in the end tries to trick you into lichting wooden sticks and a blessing maker you write good luck in his book and makes you pay at least 100 yuan ... kind of wasted the visit to the last pingyao spot on the...More

Thank Brian S
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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

In one of the main buildings of the temple, a monk gave our kids (6 and 8 years old) incense sticks and wanted to show them how to pray. Then they took us to a corner of the room where another monk was doing "blessings",...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2016

I wouldn't recommend this temple for a very short visit to Pingyao but if you are in Pingyao for a few days this is definitely a place to stop by, especially since it's included in the 130RBM pingyao ticket. The wooden statues, very interesting dolls...More

Thank treasejessica
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Reviewed May 29, 2015

There are some cute dolls inside. It worth to pay a visit for the dolls. It is different with the western style dolls. It includes in the ticket ($120).

Thank hamdan268
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Reviewed March 28, 2015

What I liked most at this temple were their collection of wooden statues and the display of marionnettes, very nice.

Thank Seasondtraveller
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