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Longhua Temple龙华寺

4.5/5
611 Reviews
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Closed Open from 9:00am-4:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: 2853 Longhua Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai
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Phone: 021-64566085 021-54103445

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It is the oldest and largest ancient temple in the Shanghai area. It was built in the Northern Song Dynasty Taiping Heavenly Kingdom for two years. The main attractions include Longhua Tower, Luohan Hall, Guanyin Hall, Sansheng Shop, Grand Palace, Tianwang Palace, Maitreya Palace, Shanmen, Ta cinema and so on. Every year on the New Year's Day, the Longhua Temple Fair, the Spring Festival burns the head fragrance, must be the most popular time.

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Longhua Temple is located in Shanghai’s Xuhui District. It is a Buddhist temple dedicated to the Maitreya Buddha. The temple complex is based on architectural structures prevalent during the Song Dynasty. Longhua Temple is the largest, most authentic ancient temple complex in Shanghai. In the temple, visitors can enjoy a vegetarian meal. Because it is especially delicious, tourists who come to Longhua Temple to burn incense will almost always buy a bowl of plain noodles. For those interested in history and architecture, Longhua Temple is certainly something to add to your visit to Shanghai.
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