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Address: No.115 Nanjun Road, Licheng District, Quanzhou 362002, China
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More quiet than the more famous Kaiyuan si

It is fairly easy to become "templed out" in Quanzhou, but at least it is worth it! Chengtian si holds magnificent architecture, ancient (tiny!) stone pagodas, huge gold leaf... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Johan N
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

It is fairly easy to become "templed out" in Quanzhou, but at least it is worth it! Chengtian si holds magnificent architecture, ancient (tiny!) stone pagodas, huge gold leaf paintings, old trees, gold fish, lotus, monks...

Thank Johan N
Shenzhen, China
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This temples is very popular for the locals, on the weekends you have to squeezed your way into the temple! It is also one of the few old Taoist temple that was never destroyed during the war.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

The high rising towers of the temple and their architecture is just an amazing sight , the 500 sculptures is a thing which makes me say wonders will never cease .

Thank Shauleen K
Fishers, Indiana
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

We visited the Chengtian Temple during our bus tour of Quanzhou. As described elsewhere this is one of the few well-preserved Buddhist temples in mainland China complete with a large garden surrounding it. The main features include the two stone pagodas, east and west, which dates back to about 800 years. Definitely worth visiting.

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Quanzhou, China
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Reviewed 30 November 2014

This temple is located next to the entrance of the Jinguang school. The street is noisy, but when you cross the door and walk past these ancient buildings the silence is just amazing! The temple has a traditional layout with a few courtyards behind each other. When you are interested in Chinese calligraphy, pay attention to the calligraphy next to... More 

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Keller, Texas
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Was here as they had a group from Tawaiin there to visit and was very busy on a Sunday afternoon. Well worth the trip and to visit all the shops close by

Thank Doug M

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