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Built in the early Song Dynasty (960-1279), it is the oldest and largest temple in Shanghai. It is popularly believed that the temple gained its name Longhua from the legendary “Longhua” tree with branches extending some 20 kilometers, under which...more
Though I'm born a catholic, I do enjoy going to Longhua Temple to get my 'Fan Tai Shui' when needed which is a ritual-kind-of-blessing one needs to do pending on their Horoscope. For example, I was born year of the Dragon however this year is...More
We visited Longhua Temple with a private guide. It is a very active Temple, and it was very interesting to see the people come to pray, the monks enter, etc. The surroundings of the Temple are very well kept to honor this beautiful place. Extremely...More
While it is now surrounded by construction walls (Sept. 2018), the pagoda and temple are a well-preserved example of imperial Chinese architecture. Notable is the amount of construction going on around, indicating a major upgrade of the area. Also worth taking a slight detour is...More
If you visit Shanghai , you must go to visit the temple . It is a quite a beautiful place . You will touch the spirituality of the place . You will meet many Shanghainese we come there
You will also appreciate the pagoda just...More