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The Ancestral Temple

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Address: Zumiao Road, Chancheng District, Foshan 528000, China
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Relaxing Afternoon Out

The temple is very quiet, in spite of it's city centre location. The Ip Man museum is also quite good, but I imagine it would be better for those who are interested in Kung Fu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Foshan is a Kung Fu city, the Ancestral Temple is obviously an unmissable place to go for who love this ancient practice. Anyway a beautiful green place where to rest and enter inside Chinese culture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Pay 1 entry and get access to Ye Wen, Huang Fei Hong history museum. Very historical place with hundreds of years of history. They have the lion dance and martial arts performance but not very exciting.

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Foshan, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The temple is very quiet, in spite of it's city centre location. The Ip Man museum is also quite good, but I imagine it would be better for those who are interested in Kung Fu.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

You may able to find out a lot of information about Kong Fu Master - Wong Fei Hung & Wing Chun Master - Yip Man. In addition, you may also see lion dance in the temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The Ancestral Temple.. a great place to unwind in. Unlike the rest of Foshan that is busy and hectic, this place is an oasis of calm. You can watch people doing Tai Chi under the looming trees, watch the rest offering lighted joss sticks in prayer to their ancestors and warriors of bygone eras. The structures are resplendent with intricate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

If in Foshan and the shopping has got too much, enter the Temple garden for some peaceful reflection. In summer it is a lovely place to escape the sticky heat. If you are a fan of Bruce Lee or Wing Chung you must enter for some reflection. When you read of Ip Man you must reflect. The architecture is remarkable,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

The Ancestral Temple is located in the center of Foshan. Historic architecture richly decorated with marvellous art. A must-see for anybody interested in Chinese history. There is also an exhibition about the history of martial arts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Big temple complex with lots of tribute exhibitions to the Martial Art movies. Important to check the schedule of the daily lion dance show

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Foshan, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

A very beautiful temple with so many different things go visit. Specially the dragon show which have two or three times the day, one it's afternoon at 15:30. And museums explain the history of this place, including the Bruce Lee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

the architecture is great..it is a very detailed work of art done by the chinese ancestors which the chinese people are known of...great job...

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