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Guiyuan Si Monastery, Wuhan, China

 
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Distance from city center: 40.8mi
erato's pictureby erato History & Culture travel tip
added on the 4th of December, 2009
Guiyuang Si is the temple of the Original Tranquility, a very important Buddhist temple in China, located on the Cuiwei street.

It was built in the architectural style of the Quing Dinasty from 1658. The building system is very beautiful, although a little busy, there are both many monks and tourists.

You can't take photos inside the temple, but you can on the court and gardens, which are also wonderful. They also have a huge scripture collection of 7000 pieces, amazing!

Many of the Buddhist sutras and sculptures are the survivors of the Cultural Revolution.

Address:
Cuiwei street
Hanyang
Wuhan

Price:
Y10

 
 
 
 
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