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Putuo Mountain (Putuoshan)

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Address: Putuo Town, Putuo District, Zhoushan 316100, China
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Located on an island in the East China Sea, this mountain is one of the...

Located on an island in the East China Sea, this mountain is one of the four Buddhist shrines in the country, which features many temples and nunneries.

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Peaceful & lovely

All sites were lovely - attendance as an observer at a temple service was moving & inspiring. Walks in natural settings were relaxing

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All sites were lovely - attendance as an observer at a temple service was moving & inspiring. Walks in natural settings were relaxing

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We visited here in first week of July. The weather was good . We enjoyed a lot. Some tips : 1. There is a vegetarian lunch (one mixed vegetable dish+rice) inside the temple , which will cost you 5 Yuan ( need to buy a coupon inside). This was so much tasty : may be I was hungry that time... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

The name that Trip Advisor provides this tourist attraction is a bit deceiving. Putuoshanzhen is one of the islands near Zhoushan. On the island there are a wide variety of things to do. You can catch a ferry to the island from Zhujiajianzhen. There isn't a bridge out to it. While my friends and I were there, we went to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Interesting place however very crowded pack with both tourist and main land peoples you will able to enjoy the fresh air and nice view of the sea.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

on the island we visited 3 places: Puji Temple, Nanhai Guanyin Statue and the Buddhist Temple in the Purple Bamboo Forest and had lunch at Xilei Xiaozhuang Hotel. The Puji Temple was an amazing place with 9 magnificent Halls, 12 Pavilions, an 18m Multi-treasure Pagoda, covering an area of 14,000 sq m and fronted by the large Haijin Pool with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Never go there during any holidays. It is a very popular place in the area and there is a lot of people. It is difficult to come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

It's really amazing natural mountain if you visit Zhoushan you have to be there. And enjoy with that great fresh air , also there's a boat help you to move between the magic Islands, it was a great experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We recently went to Zhoushan from Shanghai over a long weekend and made the mistake to only go for a day. The bus ride from Shanghai to Zhoushan took around 4 hours and was around 130RMB, departing from the long distance bus station. The bus dropped us off at the bus station terminal on Zhoushan but there was a shuttle... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

The mountain is dedicated to Guanyin, a goddess of mercy. Many of spiritual seekers come to visit this island. I was amazed to see a lot of Chinese oldies go there for spiritual retreat. Most are uphill, so prepare your stamina and comfort shoes before visit this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Joined a group tour, as I found it difficult to navigate on our own. Lots of mini buses that tour groups use but hard for those who don't speak good Mandarin-- thats my observation. Might be easier for some. Enjoyed our time with early morning mass, vegetarian meals and some souvenir shopping. Tip: You need to purchase lighter within the... More 

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