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Address: Zumiao Compound, Zumiao Road, Chancheng District, Foshan 528000, China
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A little bit of China

I was staying within walking distance of this place but didn't visit until the last day of the holiday. It was Chinese new year and so was very busy. They had a martial arts... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 18, 2016
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

I was staying within walking distance of this place but didn't visit until the last day of the holiday. It was Chinese new year and so was very busy. They had a martial arts display and the Lion dance which were both very good. In the main arena they had some kind of Chinese Opera which was really not that... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

This is a old temple built for Confucius. This is very near Zumiao metro station. You find the memorial hall for IP Man in the left side. Further you find the practice of martial arts and the lion dance. There are shows at certain times of the year. Then the Confucius temple which is majestic. Overall I liked the visit... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015

If you have a chance to visit to FOSHAN, this is one of the main attraction there, ZUMIAO, a very old historical temple. You would be able to have a chance to watch traditional lion dance (they will try to sell you some hand gifts) and Chaozhou Opera. Anyway, the entrance fee for ZUMIAO is 20RMB.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015

The Confucius Temple is in the same compound of the Ancestral Temple where you can also find Foshan Zumiao Museum, Foshan Huang Feihong Memorial Hall and the Ip Man Tong, The entrance fee is only 25RMB which is a great value.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

This temple is on the grounds of the more impressive Zu Miao. It is small and not particularly noteworthy. If you go to Zu Miao, then, obviously, go and see it too, but don't expect too much. You can try and throw your wish on the wishing tree there - that's pretty good fun.

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2015

It is often difficult to find some typical - old style- places in China, much has been replaced by new, modern buildings. So this is really a nice calm temple complex very close to the shopping center (or one of them) in Foshan. A multitude of temples, old buildings etc. I did recall the place as the Foshahn Zumian museum,... More 

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Foshan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2015

Good location, near metro station, easy to pick up some history from Foshan, area is connected to the Lingnan Tiandi where you can enjoy food and drinks.

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Foshan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2015

very close to downtown of foshan, it worth to go to visit and understand more about buddish culture.

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Foshan, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2015

better visit during the week, also it is not easy to understand if you go alone, it is better to go with a chinese buddish to let him explain some.

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