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Address: Xianfu South Street, Zhangye 734023, China
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Reached on 21st Sep afternoon abt 3pm. Paid RMB$13.50 to climb the temple. Nothing really interesting, the writings on the walls are brief. Climbing up to the top wasnt too... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 21, 2015
Zach C
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Reached on 21st Sep afternoon abt 3pm. Paid RMB$13.50 to climb the temple. Nothing really interesting, the writings on the walls are brief. Climbing up to the top wasnt too diffcult. Not too high either. At the top was disappointed that the view was blocked by the protectice metal gauze. Not too nice for a paranoidic view. Short trip, looks... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

It was originally built during the Northern Zhou dynasty and it was either rebuilt or repaired later on by the Sui, Tang, Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of 1400 years. What you see was rebuilt during the Qing dynasty in 1926. Entrance ticket is 26 yuan.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was interesting but wasn't very high really quiet, no one else inside which was nice for a change. the view from the top wasn't that spectacular more interesting from the outside so no need to pay to go up unless you want to.

Thank Allan959
Zagreb, Croatia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Nice to see it from outside, but not worth of climbing all the way up. Although from outside the construction looks really nice and intriguing, inside there is nothing to see, only concrete walls. And ones you get on top, your view will be obstructed by the iron net. Climbing up was total disappointment, not worth at all, and the... More 

Thank vanjaki
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Located almost in the middle of the city, the temple looks much better from the outside due to its amazing architecture and makes for some good potos from the large square just in front of it. Otherwise, some nice views of the city from the top and ... that's it. It's worth a quick stop.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Nothing exciting but ok to visit after Dafo temple. Just exit the temple from the north entrance. Not a must.

Thank JPDeM
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Although it looks good from the outside, in fact, it had to be rebuilt in 1926, and the inside is not very interesting. However, it is worth climbing to the top for a view of Zhangye

Thank Louise K
Hokitika, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

Earlier this month as I was on holiday I decided to visit the Wooden Pagoda temple in Zhangye city.The original temple is no longer there but the current rebuilt temple was built in 1926. The entry fee to the Pagoda is only 5CNY and great value for money.After entering the Pagoda you pass a Buddha on the ground floor and... More 

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