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Jade Buddha Temple

170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6266 3668
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This Chinese Buddhist Temple hosts two jade Buddha statues imported from Burma, along with many other cultural relics. It is a peaceful refuge from the modern bustle of Shanghai, where monks may be seen and heard conducting Buddhist ceremonies.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
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170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6266 3668
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

... so don't expect every building to be as beautiful as the front gate and pavilions but inside there are some wonderfully ornate, peaceful corridors and garden sections. Also, the actual jade Buddha statue is stunning (though no photos allowed). Unfortunately it was under renovation...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to a few temples in Shanghai and this was my favourite, no where near as crowded as the Temple of the Town God (near Yuyuan Gardens). There was some construction going on at the time. Make sure you find the reclining Buddha aswell...More

Thank Beck N
Reviewed 6 days ago

This temple has a very large (over a ton) jade Buddha. This is an active temple so you will see people making offering and praying. Their are also monks about who are willing to answer any questions you might have. It can get a little...More

Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must see on your visit easily accessible by walking from the core or by metro Jade Buddha temple is a must see on your visit. Lots of history and and beautiful Jade sculptures with a number of shops and stores surrounding the area,

Thank jarmsworthy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent several hours touring the Jade Buddha Monastery this morning, although it was very hot I enjoyed the experience. Access is free to those over 70 years old. Great architecture and quality craftsmanship. Photo's are allowed everywhere EXCEPT the Jade Buddha. Site is currently undergoing...More

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We guess this is a beautiful place, but right now it is mostly a large construction site with lots of building and noise. Were really disappointed, though it was not expensive (20 RMB) there could have been some information about the renovation provided at entrance...More

Thank Marit K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

worth the visit and paying 20 youa, althoug the buildings are new, the complex offers many ceremonies to be admired by tourists

Thank Piotr M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although not a very ancient temple, it's classic architecture and many of the status make it a wonderful visit. It's famous for its jade statues, they are striking but unfortunately no photography of the main idol allowed. Noticed a Innovative way for temple renovation, devotees...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jade Buddha is beautiful, but the facilities are under construction and were overly crowded when we went.

Thank KIM T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a "must visit" temple. The Jade Buddha is a sight to behold and something that will be a highlight. There are many sculptures and altars that are wonderful. Also, there are several excellent gift shops that help support the temple. When we got...More

Thank William L
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3 July 2017|
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Response from TammySanDiego | Reviewed this property |
Conservative is appropriate
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26 March 2016|
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Response from Birgit V | Reviewed this property |
I paid 20 yan
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10 November 2015|
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Response from columbus1964 | Reviewed this property |
Keep about one hour time. It may be a good idea to just sit and relax. There are various forms of Buddha which are interesting to note. It will be good if you read a bit about the temple and visit. Will give a better... More