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Fujian Quanzhou Chengtian Temple

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Lovely Grounds

Very active the morning we visited. Lots of chanting and incense burning. The grounds are not big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bob19472016
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Fascinating temple

Walked from my Quanzhou hotel to this temple this morning. Large place with two stone pagodas. Many... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
chaknee
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Beijing, China
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20 Jun 2018
“Fascinating temple”
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No.115 Nanjun Road, Licheng District, Quanzhou 362002, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very active the morning we visited. Lots of chanting and incense burning. The grounds are not big but very well laid out. All temples have a fish and tortoise pool - this would be the nicest I have seen

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Walked from my Quanzhou hotel to this temple this morning. Large place with two stone pagodas. Many structures to explore. During my visit there was a funeral ceremony, so many people were there, and monks gathered to chant. I highly recommend a visit. Also nearby...More

Thank chaknee
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It is fairly easy to become "templed out" in Quanzhou, but at least it is worth it! Chengtian si holds magnificent architecture, ancient (tiny!) stone pagodas, huge gold leaf paintings, old trees, gold fish, lotus, monks...

Thank Johan N
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This temples is very popular for the locals, on the weekends you have to squeezed your way into the temple! It is also one of the few old Taoist temple that was never destroyed during the war.

Thank RS8888
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The high rising towers of the temple and their architecture is just an amazing sight , the 500 sculptures is a thing which makes me say wonders will never cease .

1  Thank Shauleen K
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We visited the Chengtian Temple during our bus tour of Quanzhou. As described elsewhere this is one of the few well-preserved Buddhist temples in mainland China complete with a large garden surrounding it. The main features include the two stone pagodas, east and west, which...More

1  Thank N_and_R
Reviewed 30 November 2014

This temple is located next to the entrance of the Jinguang school. The street is noisy, but when you cross the door and walk past these ancient buildings the silence is just amazing! The temple has a traditional layout with a few courtyards behind each...More

1  Thank M d
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Was here as they had a group from Tawaiin there to visit and was very busy on a Sunday afternoon. Well worth the trip and to visit all the shops close by

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