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Baoguang Temple of Chengdu

No.81 Baoguang Street, Xindu District, Chengdu 610500, China
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Beautiful, expansive grounds

This is a beautiful, peaceful must-visit temple. Allow yourself ample time to include wandering... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
JMac416
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Toronto, Canada
Fabulous temple!

This is really worth a visit. I loved it. Very atmospheric and massive grounds. I loved the life... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
PiscesTokyo
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Hong Kong, China
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10 Oct 2016
“Beautiful, expansive grounds”
15 Sep 2016
“Fabulous temple!”
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No.81 Baoguang Street, Xindu District, Chengdu 610500, China
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a beautiful, peaceful must-visit temple. Allow yourself ample time to include wandering around the trails amongst the trees and gardens in which you're likely to cross paths with one of the many ginger cats that inhabit the area. If you go late in...More

2  Thank JMac416
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is really worth a visit. I loved it. Very atmospheric and massive grounds. I loved the life sized arhats- statues of monks who've Attained nirvana - inside the grounds it's very peaceful - up there in terms of temples I've seen here!

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Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you were to experience only one Buddhist temple complex in China, this would not be a bad example. Nice sculpture throughout.

1  Thank Tony L
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

This is a holy Buddhist Temple which displayed holy relic of Buddha. At the hall of Arhat there are around 400 Arhat, with Thousand hands and eyes of Goddess of Mercy. To reach there take bus no. 650. 2 yen. Disembark at Clock Tower stop...More

3  Thank Unseonsinable
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Very beautiful and peaceful. I only had short time to visit but I recommend for all travelers to visit this site.

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Reviewed 19 July 2015

A nicely restored temple in Xindu about 40 min north of Chengdu (per haps a good spot to combine with a trip to SanXingDui or the Panda Breeding facility both of which are also in the north). The grounds are extensive and away from the...More

1  Thank mlahm
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The grounds of the temple have been restored to their pre Cultural Revolution glory. It is a glorious example of Chinese pure land Buddhism.

Thank residentfan
Reviewed 7 March 2015

at first we weren't sure if we had made the right decision to come but were so glad that we did. loved the grounds and the people there were so friendly and helpful. We watched 2 men painting and they were quite happy to show...More

1  Thank cooky1946
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Though the walk in is a bit strange, the rest of the site is beautiful. Watching the locals as they observe their spiritual rights, is very comforting.

1  Thank Nancy154987
Reviewed 11 April 2013

I took a bus to this temple outside Chengdu and got there in less than one hour in a small suburb town named Xindu. I appreciate the monks' effort to preserve the wooden structures and beautiful surroundings and a thick woods behind the monastery. The...More

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