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Kaiyuan Temple

No.32 Kaiyuan Road, Xiangqiao District, Chaozhou 521021, China
+86 768 222 5571
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One of the famous temples in Chaozhou

Kaiyuan temple is one of the main temples to visit in Chaozhou. It’s a nice temple with lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur
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A temple with a view

This temple is one of the city attractions in Chaozhou. During the day, there are many tourists... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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No.32 Kaiyuan Road, Xiangqiao District, Chaozhou 521021, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kaiyuan temple is one of the main temples to visit in Chaozhou. It’s a nice temple with lots of locals coming here to pray. A large statue of Goddess of Mercy is at the entrance and facing the temple building. Good for a short visit.

Thank JoeCool_KL
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This temple is one of the city attractions in Chaozhou. During the day, there are many tourists roaming this temple. The place is not too far from other tourist attractions. It also good for those interested in Chinese ancient buildings.

Thank linanauli21
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were visiting the nearby old town and visited this temple. The Kaiyuan Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist temple in Chaozhou. This temple was built in the Tang dynasty and has a history that is over 200 years. The diety Guan Yin "Goddest...More

1  Thank lindasllim
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The oldest honor went to Fuzhou City started from 549 AD. This one in Chaozhou is pretty old that started from 738 AD, almost 1400 years. Whether you are buddhist or not, it's almost a MUST visit when you are in Chaozhou. Besides the Archway...More

1  Thank IVegas
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty cool Buddhist temple with very nice architecture. Not much to do if you're a non believer so walking around would take you 10~15 min.

Thank SystemDC
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a big temple with two main prayer halls, Initially, I thought it is two separate temples. it has massive courtyard, there are shops near the corridors inside the temple walls selling souvenirs and prayer items. Massive courtyards in front of the temple halls...More

Thank TekTeh
Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a peaceful temple good for contemplating our earthly existence. It is a Buddhist Temple with a long history.

Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed 21 December 2015

one of the better temples around south china.. many halls to explore and not extremely huge crowds so its a peaceful walkable retreat around temple ground.

Thank lawc22
Reviewed 29 July 2015

That is the oldest temple in chaozhou. its building is ancient in china. There is no free ticket, like the church in the west, can bless you.

Thank chenruiyun
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

The temple appears to be built in two phases - an ancient phase with a recent extension. The stone carvings in the ancient portion appears eroded but still are magnificent. The temple opens into many courtyards which leads to other worship spaces. We were there...More

Thank Khiam Yeong H
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