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Nanshan, Sanya, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this place on October. The time visit was a public holiday in China. The crowd made us have to walk very far and wait for very long queue. The entrance ticket can be purchase online or on the spot when you reach there. Will...More

Thank alvincmc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Your visit to Sanya wouldn't be complete without a visit to Nanshan Temple. Making your way there will require a good 2 hours as it is located roughly 40 km away from the city centre. I would suggest taking a bus (I took bus no.25)...More

1  Thank Kudzani N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You only come for the statue - everything else is just “normal” temples. Therefore the price is way too high. 129 RMB per person. The statue was nice and pretty.

Thank Karoline P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is located within a larger complex of temples that you can only enter by paying a very steep fee of 121 CNY during off season or 145 CNY in peak. There's quite a lot of walking involved if you want to see all...More

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Nice clean open space, from entrance to the statute is approximately 50min walk. Lots of domestic tourist, cost 150RMB, if you like crowd and like to pay to see something big this is good. But if you like tradition with history not the spot. Over...More

2  Thank Loy K
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone has a total built-up space of approx. 40,000 sq m, with the famous 108-meter high statue of Goddess Guanyin standing out as its biggest landmark and attraction. In addition to the Guanyin statue, the entire park consists of other temples,...More

Thank ekeat79
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Nanshan Temple in Sanya is a very huge place. You must be prepared to walk many kms. First, before you even reach the Ticket Kiosk to buy your entrance ticket, you already have to walk about 300m in from where the transport drop you. Then...More

1  Thank Sally N
Reviewed 30 July 2018

A very impressive temple area that even for a western person this is well worth the visit. They promote a total of five temples in the area but if you are short of time I would just limit yourself to the Nanshan temple. You probably...More

1  Thank alastair4
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely expensive, not even an historical place, it has no meaning for the Buddhism in China, it has been built as tourism attraction with no other real purpose. It cannot be operated in the way It is run. Monks begging for money, it is not...More

9  Thank dralmorales
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Seeing the massive Guanyin on the sea really brings peace to the mind and soul. The crowd wasn’t too bad when I went on a Saturday. The ticket is 120ishRMB. Not cheap. Do consider if it suits you

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26 May 2018|
Response from dralmorales | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately it's difficult to find a private driver and they all shoot unbelievable prices and are not reliable. You better use Didi for fair prices. Or if you are in five star hotels you may want to hire a reliable driver... More
20 September 2016|
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Response from ter88nrth | Reviewed this property |
here is a tour bus service that will take you right to the temple, rates a cheap about 20. 00 US for the day, taxi service is also a good way to go , then you will not have togo to all the reatail stores the tour bus takes... More
13 June 2016|
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Response from soh_kien_peng | Reviewed this property |
I engaged a private tour driver by the name of Jason. His contact number is +886 983802678. You can look at his facebook under Jason Chen. His charges are reasonable and he takes good care of us and I have recommended him... More