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Address: North of Chengde Mountain Resort , Shangqiao District, Chengde 067000, China
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The Puning Temple of Chengde ("Temple of Universal Peace"), Hebei province, China is a Qing dynasty era Buddhist temple complex built in 1755, during the reign of the Qianlong... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Puning Temple of Chengde ("Temple of Universal Peace"), Hebei province, China is a Qing dynasty era Buddhist temple complex built in 1755, during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor. The temple was modeled after the Samye Monastery, the sacred Lamaist site in Tibet. The Puning Temple also houses the world's tallest wooden sculpture of the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara. It’s 22.28... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

An interesting pagoda shaped temple set in lovely grounds. It has a lot of history as it monks studied the scriptures here.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Get ready to climb up the temple. It is high above the mountain. Even with the guide, they want your money...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This was one of the two highlights for me in our 10 day trip to China - the other one being the Terra Cotta Warriors. While this is not as dramatic, it stood out among the attractions given the charm and uniqueness of a Tibetan temple in China. It is also an active temple, so it was wonderful to observe... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Once you visit a bunch of temples in China it kinda feels the same. This temple - thanks to the huge wooden statue, feels more special...And from the outside it also looks quite interesting. The whole area is quite large. There is one shopping street with souvenirs with fixed price within the temple. Majority of the things is for quite... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

A Tibetan buddhist temple, it is extremely beautiful. A flight of 46 stairs takes you to the main temple complex. Must visit in Chengde

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George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

As with most temples in China just have a look see. The place is quite historical in value and the places have been well preserved and maintained.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Puning Temple is unique in that it was and is dedicated to Lamaist or Tibetan Buddhism. If you cannot go to Tibet, then by visiting this temple you will at least have an idea of the atmosphere and practices of this form of Buddhism which is different from typical esoteric Chinese Buddhism. Unlike the other large temples in Chengde, this... More 

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Beijing
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

It would be another temple among others, as they tends to be really all the same in China. But arriving the main hall, the giant Buddha really impress, and gives a good reason to visit this one

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

I would say that this temple doesn't differ much from other common temples in China. However, the giant Buddha who has won a title in the Book of Records is definitely worth seeing!

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