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Address: North of Chengde Mountain Resort , Shangqiao District, Chengde 067000, China
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Great tibetan style temple

Tip : buy the combined ticket for 280yuans (Mountain resort, Potala and Punning Temple) if you're going to visit the main sights. You can add HammerRock the price would be... read more

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58 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tip : buy the combined ticket for 280yuans (Mountain resort, Potala and Punning Temple) if you're going to visit the main sights. You can add HammerRock the price would be 320yuans if I remember. Really nice temple, dont miss the largest bouddha in a piece of wood (22m), very impressive. Few monks around, and people praying.

Thank Swannie74
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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415 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Puning Temple of Chengde ("Temple of Universal Peace"), Hebei province, China is a Qing dynasty era Buddhist temple complex built in 1755, during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor. The temple was modeled after the Samye Monastery, the sacred Lamaist site in Tibet. The Puning Temple also houses the world's tallest wooden sculpture of the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara. It’s 22.28... More 

Thank Vladimir M
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69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

An interesting pagoda shaped temple set in lovely grounds. It has a lot of history as it monks studied the scriptures here.

Thank Kathy and Amir K
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Get ready to climb up the temple. It is high above the mountain. Even with the guide, they want your money...

Thank Joann W
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70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This was one of the two highlights for me in our 10 day trip to China - the other one being the Terra Cotta Warriors. While this is not as dramatic, it stood out among the attractions given the charm and uniqueness of a Tibetan temple in China. It is also an active temple, so it was wonderful to observe... More 

Thank Guaiguai
Prague, Czech Republic
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129 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Once you visit a bunch of temples in China it kinda feels the same. This temple - thanks to the huge wooden statue, feels more special...And from the outside it also looks quite interesting. The whole area is quite large. There is one shopping street with souvenirs with fixed price within the temple. Majority of the things is for quite... More 

Thank RenataM893
New Delhi, India
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

A Tibetan buddhist temple, it is extremely beautiful. A flight of 46 stairs takes you to the main temple complex. Must visit in Chengde

Thank crispair
George Town, Malaysia
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128 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

As with most temples in China just have a look see. The place is quite historical in value and the places have been well preserved and maintained.

Thank marianneongll
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Puning Temple is unique in that it was and is dedicated to Lamaist or Tibetan Buddhism. If you cannot go to Tibet, then by visiting this temple you will at least have an idea of the atmosphere and practices of this form of Buddhism which is different from typical esoteric Chinese Buddhism. Unlike the other large temples in Chengde, this... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

It would be another temple among others, as they tends to be really all the same in China. But arriving the main hall, the giant Buddha really impress, and gives a good reason to visit this one

Thank JFChristin

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