The Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Shanghai’s Jing’an District. It is named for the two jade Buddha worshiped there. Dating to 1882, the temple complex has undergone major transformations during China’s turbulent history. Although the Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple is not very old, the classical architectural style makes it unique in modern Shanghai. For those wishing to see a good example of a Buddhist temple in China, the Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple should certainly be on your list.