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The Dafo Temple was quite popular as we were exploring the Beijing Lu area. We saw a bunch of people around the place and decided to explore. The Temple was nice and rather peaceful. The main building looks very grand and you will see a...More
It is worth visiting this old Buddhist temple, for Buddhist to offer prayers to the Lord Buddha and for non-Buddhist, to marvel at its history and how it survives and still thrive in a communist country.
Visited Beijing road in Guangzhou around 2pm and started exploring the market. I felt market is mostly for food, cloths and shoes. Was pretty much exhausted and explored this Dafo temple. You really have to find out this temple. Its not visible upfront on road....More
During the day,, you might as well walk past this Temple, without noticing. But at night it is just WAOW! They have done an awesome job restauring the building facade, all the sculptures, the lightings. And the you can visit for free, so do not...More
My hotel is in Jinghong so I just caught the #4 bus right up to the place. It was a way to save money which was good since it cost me 170 rmb entrance fee. That includes a little open minibus ride to the top...More
Grand and majestic! One of the most attractive in architecture and super rich in history. It's best is at night seeing the whole temple lighted up will give you the wow factor! Don't forget to drop by the vegetarian restaurant at 1st floor with healthier...More
This temple seems to go under the names Dafo Temple (name used on TripAdvisor), Great Buddha Temple (two signs at the main entrance, photos attached), Grand Big Buddha Temple (used on pamphlets, photo attached), and Big Buddha Temple (used by some online info providers). The...More
If the pace of the shopping mania that is Beijing Lu gets too much, find this temple with its three large Buddhas and light some joss sticks in the incense burning area in the same way one lights candles in a church. Good example of...More
I get impressed by this ancient temple in the middle of a big commercial aérea as Beijing Road. Like diving in another place many years ago and contemplate the respected statues and spiritual places. You can honour the temple putting some burning incense in the...More
This ancient temple is more than 1000 years. It is located within well-known commercial area of Beijing Road.
At its main entrance, visitors are greeted with a laughing Buddha. The original main temple houses 3 big Buddhas made of brass with 6m high and weigh...More