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Address: Yueliangshan Scenic Area, Gaotian Town, Yangshuo County 450321, China
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Entrance fee 20 RMB Tour was in Chinese, not sure if there was English option. Couple of very strict rules of conduct. 1. Step OVER the step into the various rooms... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2013
Nishinomiya, Japan
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Macau, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

On the contrary to some of the reviews, I found it very beautiful and peaceful. I was not bothered at all, by anyone and actually got most of the temple to myself and walked around pretty freely. I do say that this should not be a priority in Yangshuo as nature pretty much trumps everything else here. But if you... More 

Nishinomiya, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Entrance fee 20 RMB Tour was in Chinese, not sure if there was English option. Couple of very strict rules of conduct. 1. Step OVER the step into the various rooms. Never step ON the step. 2. Do not take pictures of the worshipers. They emphasis this again and again. This is a standard working temple, none of the Buddhas... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2013

一开始说抽签免费,但拿签纸要十元.这还不算,和尚解签就要你买什么佛/麒麟供奉,最少1800.我开口说不方便就让导游指导我一直去拜佛祖,然后带我男友去像是办公室的小房里.我男友说不够现钱,还要我男友刷卡.那里至少有10架刷卡机,我说你们是黑庙吧! inside the temple, the monk ask us to buy Kirin (麒麟) for at leaset RMB1800 but I say no. Then the monk get the tour guide to keep asking me to pray and so that he can bring my boyfriend to an "office". My boyfriend said he has not enough cash but the monk ask my boyfriend to swipe... More 

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Minato-ku, Tokyo
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Reviewed 7 January 2013

Jianshan temple is worth a visit if you have several days in Guilin. It is close to the Moon Hill and Li River bamboo raft cruising and so is an easy inclusion. The temple dates from the 6th Century, but has been rebuilt several times. It is "working temple" with resident monks and appears to serve the religious needs of... More 

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