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Buddhist Temple Datsan Gunzechoinei

Primorskiy Ave., 91, St. Petersburg 197374, Russia
+7 812 430-97-40
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Off the beaten path, don't miss their cafe!

WHY WORTH SEEING: Visiting the part of town where the temple is located can be a great relaxing... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2014
Olga C
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St. Petersburg, Russia
A different sight to see in SPb

This is a bit off-the-center for tourists, however it's a very peaceful and interesting place to... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2013
imtezcan
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Primorskiy Ave., 91, St. Petersburg 197374, Russia
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

WHY WORTH SEEING: Visiting the part of town where the temple is located can be a great relaxing trip off the beaten track. The place gives a great perspective on how Russian buddists live. BEST WAY TO SEE: take the metro to the station "Staraya...More

7  Thank Olga C
Reviewed 7 October 2013

This is a bit off-the-center for tourists, however it's a very peaceful and interesting place to visit. The garden has a lot of impressive little details, and the inside is just magnificent. We were a bit shy at first to take photos, because it feels...More

6  Thank imtezcan
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Go out on Metro Line 5 the purple one to Staraya Derevnya the next to last station. Turn right out of the Metro and it's about a ten minute walk and you will find it on your right. You will pass a new Galleria on...More

7  Thank oneisspc
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Firstly, I want to say I visted this Tibetan (Gelugpa) temple before the dates indicated, but the TA date ranges don't allow you to put earlier dates but as this IS on a list of places to see, I thought I would tell you about...More

4  Thank PansyUK
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