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Jing'an Temple

No.1686 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6256 6366
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“throw coins” (8 reviews)
“main hall” (11 reviews)
“golden roof” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
No.1686 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6256 6366
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easy access via Jing'an temple station. Entry fee ¥50. Nearby shopping centre and Jing'an park. Toilet on left side from entry at underground floor.

Thank Toy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Temple in the middle of the city, close to a very nice park a shopping malls. There you can find people praying and nice statues of buda. Worth the visit and cost 50 rmb to get inside.

Thank andremarino
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this temple as you could walk around freely and exploor its multiple levels. It had a lovely feel to it and is quite a popular spot. The crowds were not overwhelming and even though there were quite a lot of people there...More

1  Thank lindley2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

What stayed in my memory the longest are the golden roofs that cover the temple complex. Close to a subway station, a living temple (there were quite a few ceremonies going on when I was there).

Thank Hans_Staden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the plus side, the admission ticket gives u near unlimited access to all parts of the temple (excluding the residential areas of course). It's interesting to see the architectural design and various articles such as the bell and giant drum (though u can only...More

Thank RavenKnit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here by metro from hotel Was a fantastic ride The market underground was endless and lots of good stuff We shopped till we dropped Must bargain too Enjoy that We prepared to be hustled But worth the visit

Thank Docks1702
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple was a nice place to see and it was very well maintained. It's something you only need to do once but still a god thing to see.

Thank madmanprod2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is a perfect example of the Shanghai charm; from inside you see the sky scrapers towering over the calm and quiet of the temple. Outside traffic noise is drowned by the chanting and bells during a ceremony and a heavy scent of incense...More

Thank tjontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, usually, I always take photos and videos all around, but even though my office is just across the street, I never take photos inside. Anyways, please make sure to go on the 1st day and 15th day of the lunar calendar just to get...More

Thank SQUALO85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little gem was own the street from my hotel. So cool. Was able to hear monks cheating during a ceremony. My friend came the following day so I went again to show here. This temple is in the middle of town so it's a...More

Thank kupke808
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple,
while the main artery of excitement and entertainment
is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French
Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign
residents but displays a more commercial character.
Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and
trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing
Road, but areas off the busy street have the same
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Hi, what is the entrance fee? I read 10 CNY, 50 CNY, and some said free. Thank you.
30 October 2016|
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Response from Darren A | Reviewed this property |
hi. it was free
No need to take off shoes in the areas the public is allowed
18 July 2015|
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Kerstin P
Hi, does this Temple require you to take your shoes off? I know some do and some don't. I will be visiting next month.
17 July 2015|
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Response from declanh64 |
No-one was taking off their shoes when I visited (Sept 2016)