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Temple of Universal Peace (Puning si)

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North of Chengde Mountain Resort , Shangqiao District, Chengde 067000, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never tire of this type of site seeing .I may well have seen thousands of temples before but nothing detracts from the beauty I found here .With a back drop of pure blue sky this was seen at it's best .I could have happily...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thepipefishfans
Reviewed 9 October 2018

As we approached entrance to the first Temple, Puning Si, the smell of incense immediate engulfed your olfactory. The wind was blowing towards the entrance. As we entered the property it was similar to other temples we had seen except this one had a fire...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pauli C
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Nice place, but you usually visit this temple at the end of your roadtrip to Chengde so the fifth or sixth one is not the one with the highest emotions. But woth to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Millenium2016
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The temple is peaceful and serene, the big wooden Budda is a magnificent sight! To see how it was hand carved from one single tree over 300 years ago.I suggest this sight to see this magnificent structure.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank codered202001
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Having seen numerous Buddhas around south east Asia this one was outstanding in its size. The temple complex was probably one of the more interesting ones we visited during our trip through China.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Tip : buy the combined ticket for 280yuans (Mountain resort, Potala and Punning Temple) if you're going to visit the main sights. You can add HammerRock the price would be 320yuans if I remember. Really nice temple, dont miss the largest bouddha in a piece...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Swannie74
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 475vladimirm
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kathy and Amir K
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...

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Joann W
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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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