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Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s nice, but nothing special. You should see it if you paid for Shaolin temple as it is included and less than a 10 min walk.

Thank Fari514
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

... that we are all (almost) the same after death. Tombstones should be like this - "same-same but different". I've seen some important cemeteries around the world (for example Punta Arenas, considered the most beautiful cemetery in South America) and everywhere rules the principle: one's...More

Thank Nen608707
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Amazingly large monuments to Shaolin Monks. A forest of beautiful, huge ancient temples. Easy walking, nice paths. Well worth visiting!

Thank JoAnnF164
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Just cemetary for deserving monks. Took a quick walk past them. We were advise against taking picture as they are cemetaries.

Thank Tang1707
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Although it is basically a cemetery for the monks it is full of history. It was very interesting to hear the significance of the size and levels of the different pagodas.

Thank TSierer
Reviewed 10 April 2018

You can't but help feeling the something here, it is very peaceful and awe inspiring at the same time. We visited late in the afternoon, on a chilly day (it snowed the next day), I felt very peaceful and funny enough emotional at the same...More

Thank Tracey-Ann B
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It’s basically a cemetery, but with interesting pagodas as tombstones instead. Since this place is so close to Shaolin temple, it’s worth a visit & some pictures. Some tour groups do stop by here for a quick visit.

Thank Louise K
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This place is just 300m from the Shaolin Temple. All local tour groups only visit the Shaolin Temple and left, hence this place is rather peaceful and quiet. The pagodas are fenced and scattered, with different sizes and designs, an indication of their religious status....More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The Pagodas are the final resting spot for many of the more influential and prominent Abbots/monks of the Shaolin temple, the perimeter is fenced off and there is limited English descriptions, some of the older Pagodas are held up with poles, as I have keen...More

Thank BrizzyBoltonboy
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is the pagoda forest. Burial place for the minks Each pagoda is for a monk and the levels represent his status the decorated one is fairly recent.

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