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“Stay Overnight and You have the Whole Mountain Top to Yourself”
Review of Yuxian Temple

Yuxian Temple
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is one of the more impressive temples I have ever seen. I'm not Buddhist but live in Asia so I've been to quite a few temples as they are always one of the more popular tourist attractions in areas. The main idol is gargantuan! You are literally in the clouds at the top of the mountain and won't be able to see anything for a minute, then the clouds move on and suddenly you realize how beautiful of a location you are in! Be sure to walk to the edge of a cliff (they have guardrails) and let your shadow cast into the clouds below, a rainbow forms around your shadow and locals say that it is good fortune. I don't believe in fortune or luck, but it is very pretty and neat. Worth the trip from Chengdu to make a probably 3 day trip to see this and the LeShan Giant Buddha.

If you want to stay at the hotel that is at the top of the mountain (after the cable car ride) then search for it at english.ctrip.com. This is a Chinese based hotel/flight/etc booking site but has a good English site and customer service reps who speak English as well. We stayed one night and it was incredibly serene at night after most of the tourists had gone. Then the next morning we got up early to see the sunrise from the peak.

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Reviewed 8 October 2015

This is well worth seeing. Was pretty foggy when I went but managed to get a good photos after the fog cleared a little. Again can get crowded so best to get there early. You could climb but otherwise there is a cable car which takes six people.

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Reviewed 4 July 2014

We stayed overnight at this temple on our hike up Emeishan. It is fairly remote and Lone Planet warns that the place may be a bit creepy if you are on your own. It is small but seemed to accommodate ~ 30 people with no problems. Prices ranged from 40 RMB per person for a dorm room to 260 RMB per person for a deluxe suite. We were the first to arrive (~4:30 pm) and had our choice of rooms. We paid 60 RMB pp for a very basic but perfectly adequate 3-bed room. They served up a wonderful 4-course vegetarian dinner for 20 RMB pp. Once the sun went down it was very peaceful and tranquil.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016
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