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Address: No.1 Pingshantang, Shugangzhongfeng, Yangzhou 225002, China
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Pleasant enough but not up to expectations

This temple is set in large grounds which include a lake and a pagoda. Contrary to the reviews of 2014 and 2013, I found it well maintained and quite smart. Compared to other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Corsham, United Kingdom
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Corsham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is set in large grounds which include a lake and a pagoda. Contrary to the reviews of 2014 and 2013, I found it well maintained and quite smart. Compared to other temples we've visited, I thought the temple buildings were not as impressive as I'd hoped. Of the 4 major sites we visited in Yangzhou, this was the... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This amazing Buddhist Temple is a real attraction in Yangzhou,China.it is a great piece of Chinese architecture.

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Thank asifjah
Ottawa
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197 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I enjoyed the visit here. The gardens were beautiful and despite the crowds it was peaceful. There were several people praying and lighting candles in the one courtyard we were in. It was interesting to see the different religious and cultural practices. We were only here about an hour so I don't feel we saw the entire site but what... More 

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Long Beach, California
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Daming temple is a wonderful site to visit. Absolutely worth a visit. Take your time and respect the culture. We found it to be inspiring and lots of great photo opportunities. I strongly recommend this to any tourists, especially those of us from Western Cultures. You cannot understand China without understanding its history and influences.

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Thank purcelin
Winnipeg
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70 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

if history and a understanding of OLD China..this site is a Must I would recommend to any traveler. Repect, that is an religious site also

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New Delhi, India
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220 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Ewe to Daming temple after exit from North gate of Slender west lake.Entry ticket is expensive at 30 RmB..Temple is like any other Buddhist temple in China.Nothing great,

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Shanghai, China
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28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Daming temple is one of the most ancient temple in China, about 1500 years old ascending to South Dynasty. And it's flourishing in Tang Dynasty after Master Jianzhen took a east sea journey to Japan to preast Buhdism. In song dynasty, one of the literary giant Ouyang Xiu build a mansion in it called pingshan tang. there is also a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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220 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

This temple is extremely large. However, it does not seem to be maintained well. Plants are withering all over the temple. Next, the temple requires both an entrance fee, and a fee which is needed to be paid, if you wish to visit the pagoda, which is clearly the main attraction of the temple. Worth a visit if you want... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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110 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013

The big Pagoda seems to be the highlight of this location, unless you want to pray. The temple areas were not in good repair, and neither was the garden lake area. They did seem to be working on some areas, and I hope they maintain the area better in the future.

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