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“Huge place”

Vatican Palace Sacred Site
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Took the local tour and must say that I was very impressed with the place. The ground was huge. Went up to the standing Buddha and the view was magnificent.

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Reviewed 13 November 2013

Seriously, do take the time to see this attraction. You will be glad you did. The centre dome is a technological marvel and gives the Vatican and many other churches a run for its money. I personally have seen the Vatican and many other churches in Austria and other places but this is something totally different and I am at loss of words to describe how magnificent this place really is. The art work, the entrance and sheer size will leave you in awe.

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Reviewed 21 September 2013

This place is the tackiest of the garabe we visited will being ripped off at the "mountain buddist cultural center". Save your money and go to Epcot next year. There are flashing lights, marble floors, and a giant gift shop at the end. In all my travels, I haven't seen very many temples with Air Con built in, theatres, or any of the other tacky crap in this place.

Save your monay and STAY AWAY!

2  Thank EmptyB
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Reviewed 6 March 2013

This building was built as a conference facility for an international Buddhist conference. While the building is interesting in that it is fairly unique, you can help but feel that you are in a strange and confusing mix of church, meeting hall and buffet restaurant. The vegetarian buffet is OK and the main hall is quite interesting, but the sterility of the space is hard to get past. From the outside it is quite pleasant, but really it is a souped-up conference suite that needed to be used after the meeting was over. Great piece of propaganda, mediocre tourist destination.

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Reviewed 7 July 2012

This was a surprise, this palace is 200m long x 150m wide, st peters basilica is 200m x 80m . It cost hundreds of millions to build and there has been tons of gold used by chinese govt, no expense spared. If you are not impressed by the magnitude of whats in front of you then you may as well go back home. The chinese are pushing all modern boundaries and are achieving incredible things, this is one of them. I like that i'm seeing it in pristine condition, not old and in need of maintenance. If you want to see history go to Beijing, as the whole city (Wuxi) is only 10 years old. Its located in the same park as lingshan buddha, the tallest bronze statue in the world and weighs 700 ton. How they got it up on top of the hill I dont know. This whole place left me in awe.

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