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Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai

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An active Buddhist monastery, Jade Buddha Temple contains many rare cultural relics and works of art. As you enter the peaceful Grand Hall, notice many different statues adorned by precious metals. For a symbolic fee, you can enter the temple's northern section to observe the main attraction, two jade statues of Buddha--a sitting and a recumbent one--each decorated with emeralds and agates. At the temple's eastern end, you can find a restaurant serving tasty local dishes for a moderate price. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Shanghai holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Jade Buddha Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Surprisingly this temple is nice, a good size and historical. Just walking distance from the Changshou metro station line 7. There’s a variety of statues of gods and goddesses to be admired snd... 
    Surprisingly this temple is nice, a good size and historical. Just walking distance from the Changshou metro station line 7. There’s a variety of statues of gods and goddesses to be admired snd...  more »
  • You are surrounded by history and beauty here. Multiple buildings with multiple Buddhas, two of which are carved from single (giant) pieces of jade. Tourists mingle with observant Buddhists and Monks. 
    You are surrounded by history and beauty here. Multiple buildings with multiple Buddhas, two of which are carved from single (giant) pieces of jade. Tourists mingle with observant Buddhists and Monks.  more »
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  • Jade Buddha Temple is located in the city center of Shanghai. This temple was made in 1882 and is one of the most famous temples in the city. To this temple, the Temple of Yofo also says. This temple has about two million people annually. This place is located with a calm and transcendental space in the middle of the modern city. Although the history of the Temple of Jade Buddha is not long, the old and classical architecture style in this modern city is unique and unique. During the Chinese revolution during the Chinese Revolution, this temple was almost destroyed during the Qing dynasty rule, but later many Chinese authorities reconstructed it that the result of this reconstruction was the creation of the Temple of Jade Buddha. After the old temple was destroyed during the Qing dynasty, some of the statues in which they were located and transferred to this new temple to be kept in the right circumstances. The new temple was restored in 1928 and later took the name of Jane Buddha. Forums, Mahavira, Mahavira and the Buddhist tower of Jade forms the main structure of the temple, along with the Cown hall between Dian, Amithtaba Dian, the Zen Tang hall, the dining room and the Buddhist hall. The first temple on your left when you arrive is a heavenly kings hall who holds sculptures of four heavenly king who look at the four main points. This temple has two very famous statues. One Buddhist statue is decorated with precious stones and emeralds. And the second stretched statue of the Buddhist, which shaved and decorated with marble stones and white jade. To go to the temple, you should make tickets. You can visit this temple every day from 8am to 16:30 pm. The duration of the proposal to visit this gravity is unique between 1 and 2 hours. It does not matter if you are a Buddhist, on a trip to Shanghai, you must visit the famous temple of Jade Buddha, in this temple you can see many artwork. To go to it, you can use bus lines 19, 206, 316, 738 and take off the bus at the Jiangninglu Anyuanlu station and take a little surfing and walking. If you plan to go to the subway, you can use the Metro Line # 13 and go out at the Jiang Bing station from the subway, and then with 5 minutes, you can get yourself to this temple.
  • Very beautiful buddha temple. Praying culture are little different from india. Really big god statues we can see. Nice temple. Very peacful and devotional. Must visit temple if you are in shanghai.

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