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Hanshan Temple

Fengqiao, Suzhou, China
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“bell tower” (7 reviews)
“tang dynasty” (5 reviews)
“big bell” (3 reviews)
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Fengqiao, Suzhou, China
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Loved the feel of this place- you walk in to the smell of incense and see massive Buddha statues, a room filled with hundreds of golden Buddhas, a bell that you can ring (for an extra 5 yuan) and beautiful wooden architecture. In the other...More

Thank jbikales
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Nice temple, but mostly rebuilt. Restaurant not particularly good, with officious staff and passable food.

Thank C888B
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Pretty temple, lovely vegetarian restaurant and very kind staff. Always nice supporting the Buddhist cuisine : )

Thank kelsiii93
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Hanshan (cold mountain) Temple is forever remembered by generations of Chinese since the Song Dynasty as the inspiration of a beautiful traveler's poem. The temple was under repair and veiled behind scaffolding like the Washington DC dome when we visited. It was still a nice...More

Thank LnS2004
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It's a Suzhou icon as there is a famous poem from Tang dynasty described it. The bell tower has a huge bell, and the sound is loud and but brings peace. Everyone can try to hit the huge bell for CNY 10. The main temple...More

Thank Piggy M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Interesting to visit one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Chinese history. The center pagoda was under construction, which was built in 1995.

Thank Jujumigs
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This attraction also has a bell tower, which dates back to the Tang Dynasty. Once inside the bell tower, one can ring the bell three times for 10 Renminbi. The bell is the largest in the world. The Buddhist temples are located on the other...More

Thank Ellieats2
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Interesting temple, but nothing really unique. We were lucky we had a good guide who lectured us on the history of the place.

Thank Jinky L
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We were lucky that there was no crowd when we visited so we could enjoy the tour at our leisure. The staff there were courteous, knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank Jtan8992
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Hired a local guide to take us round this temple. He made the tour of the temple interesting and was very informative. We took a tour of the river and the scenery was simply breathtaking. Definitely a place not to miss!

Thank reggyyanpl
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