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“Guanyin statue”
Review of Nanshan Temple

Nanshan Temple
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$75.00*
and up
One Day Private Tour of NanShan Temple Including Vegetarian Buffet Lunch
Ranked #2 of 86 things to do in Sanya
Certificate of Excellence
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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Guanyin statue”
Reviewed February 19, 2014

It's a relatively huge area as a tourist attraction and therefore expect some touting and additional fee to enter some of the temple.
The 3 face Guanyin statue is pretty awesome; although it looks like 1 face when we first approach it.
In front of the statue, there is a restaurant which give a decent view of the sea. But do NOT go for the buffet meal as food was pretty bad.

Visited December 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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Shanghai, China
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very commercial”
Reviewed February 6, 2014

It worth a trip because of the statue....however it feels like a theme park. I would rather stay at my hotel. ( If you are still looking for a hotel I had the luck to stay at Haitang bay, great beaches:) )

Visited January 2014
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Denton, Texas
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Very interesting place to visit”
Reviewed February 5, 2014

Like disneyland but without rides, just temples and shrines. Culturally interesting but very commercialized tourist destination.

Visited January 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good, but...”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

The park is very well built and the 108m tall Guanyin is really something. In case you didn't know it has 3 faces but you can't see the other 2 sides head-on. The downside is that you need to buy tickets for most of the temples inside the park even though you have already bought the entrance ticket and there are vendors everywhere selling things which defeats the purpose of Buddhism.

Visited January 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Theme park rather than temple”
Reviewed January 6, 2014

Overpriced, overcommercialised theme park. An unauthentic temple experience that disappointed me. Tourists were unconsiderate. Drivers of the tour 'trains' honked loudly all the time, disrupting the peace of the area.

Visited December 2013
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