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Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai, China
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Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai, China

 
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Distance from city center: 3.3mi
lizzy_a's pictureby lizzy_a History & Culture travel tip
added on the 20th of October, 2010
There is no shortage of temples in Shanghai, and many of them are simply amazing. However, none of them can compare to the Jade Buddha Temple, dating back to the 19th century. The temple was founded when two jade Buddha statues were imported to Shanghai, and the place became famous in no time at all.

The two statues are, of course, the main attractions at the temple. The craftsmanship is obviously exquisite, and there's no mistake that the two Buddhas carved out of pure white jade are really valuable. The temple is an inspiring place, regardless whether or not you're a Buddhist, and it is one of the first landmarks that you should visit in Shanghai.

Address:
170号 Anyuan Rd, Putuo, Shanghai, China

Price:
¥20

Opening Hours:
8:00-17:00

 
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