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Address: Nanshan, Sanya, China
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One Day Private Tour of NanShan Temple Including Vegetarian Buffet Lunch
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The Essential Visit in Sanya

This modern statue of Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy, sits on an artificial island in the South China Sea and is enormous. Equally vast are the number of people at the shrine... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sussex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This modern statue of Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy, sits on an artificial island in the South China Sea and is enormous. Equally vast are the number of people at the shrine, perhaps 40,000 on a dull Monday, so the queues are long, but well organised. The hall under the statue is spectacular, a mass of gold and red... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Admission was RMB 145 for tourists and an additional RMB 30 for the tram ride. Main attraction was the statue of the Guanyin Buddha. Inside the hall of Buddhas, the aura was magnificent.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Initially was thinking of going on my own via Bus25. However after an earlier trip on the public bus with grouchy bus driver that would drive off before you get off the bus, I decided to join a local tour. As I spoke Chinese, I joined a Chinese tour. The tour guide was another grouchy person. After reaching the temple,... More 

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Sanya, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The place is overrun by tourist... I would suggest to go there on a day that is overcast... not too many places to hide from the Sun. The place is huge and it involves a lot of walking. So be prepared to do that. Also... 6 floors to climb through a claustrophobic staircase. Only at the end we managed to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Went with tour group. Very impressive statue of Guanyin. There's free joss sticks provided and you can donate any amount of blessing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

the statue was lovely, the views were fantastic and the beaches in Sanya are to die for! I cannot wait to go again later this year.

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Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The temples were great all of them but humanity of place and sun can kill you!! İf you r in Hainan you must visit here but be careful of sun and take your expedient!!

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Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very crowded at the entrance. In the park itself it was ok due to its size; its huge and not walkable in one day so I suggest to take the shuttletanks/train. The park is specially made for visitors to "experience" buddhism and isn't a really religious place with monks and nuns, but you can worship the buddha' s and pray... More 

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Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

very nice experience vocation here and see the Bouddha place visit for all park and take pictures attention many peoples in Dezember

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Followed a tour booked by the hotel. Was picked up about 9.30 am. The ride to the Nanshan temple took about 30 to 40 mins It was very crowded as that day was a long weekend and there were about 60,000 visitors mainly from local mainland china. The place is too big and will take a whole day to finish... More 

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