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nice park for free

It was the first splace I went to once I got to Shang-Ri La. A nice park for free with also a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Kunming, China
You just have to do it

When you go to the old town the Prayer Tower stands out and after a while you just have to go there... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Near Jingtang, Shangri-La County, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small area...need to climb stairs up but it is pretty place to take photo with and the people there are very friendly. They will help to turn the massive zhuanjinglun when there is not enough people.

Thank CailingTang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guishan Park sits in the Center of Shangri-La ancient town. It has about less than 100 steps of stairs to the top and at the top you would be able to have a view of the ancient town from above. The Park even though is...More

Thank Maryann T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late in town, went to the restaurant for dinner, and decided to do a digestive stroll at 9 pm. We were surprised when people gestured that the beautifully illuminated Guishan Park monastery was still open. Indeed, we could see the enormous golden prayer...More

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I stayed at a hotel at the foot of the temples that are a part of this park. The views of the lit temples at night were amazing. The park was calling to me to visit, but I was having breathing troubles, so I was...More

Thank TrainingTravelBob
Reviewed 22 August 2018

It was the first splace I went to once I got to Shang-Ri La. A nice park for free with also a pretty good view of the town. It was nice to see people dancing at night there.

Thank pavi92
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This park is part of the old quarter and as you walk up the stairs you can see the biggest prayer wheel in the world. The locals come and turn the wheel by hand and you can join in. Really great photos as the locals...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 17 July 2018

When you go to the old town the Prayer Tower stands out and after a while you just have to go there and do the 3 rotations required by locals to keep the tower turning, visit the Temple complex afterwards for a rest.

Thank CorneliusM35
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Guishan Park is a small temple complex on the hill about the main square of old town Shangrilila. The giant gold prayer wheel requires about 6 people to rotate it - inside it contains 100,000 smaller prayer wheels or so they say. The view...More

Thank travel-till-I-drop
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

... Masquerading as a 21m high Prayer Wheel. Pure genius by the Tibetan Buddhists to put this thing up and allow the tourists to generate free power for them ;). If you're gonna build a big prayer wheel, make sure there's no doubt that it's...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a must visit place when you're in Shangri-La and can be visited together with the old town. Locals, tourists and monks are in the temple and also around the giant golden wheel. Very nice views onto the rooftops and landscapes, when you have...More

Thank Christina F
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