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Dazhao Temple

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Address: Dazhao Front Street, Yuquan District, Hohhot 010030, China
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Decent Temple in Hohhot

Around Dazhao temple there are several other temples to take in as well, all beautiful in thir own way. Dazhao is the biggest and requires a ticket while the others are free. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 January 2017
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Around Dazhao temple there are several other temples to take in as well, all beautiful in thir own way. Dazhao is the biggest and requires a ticket while the others are free. It is a gorgeous temple, not the best, but worth taking in.

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Hohhot, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

excellent cultural experience. pity that you are not allowed to take photographs inside the structure but it is an outstanding place to visit in terms of the culture

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Qingdao, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The temple itself is the same as most temples around China, mostly rebuilt. The redeeming quality is the touristy streets around it with good prices souvenirs and leather workers.

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China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful Buddhist temples in China, well preserved, with some rare statutues and a living monastery with monks still chanting. You might catch a prayer if you are lucky as we were. There are some magnificent statues, including the ten foot silver Sakyamuni, an exquisite white Buddha and a blue faced Buddha I haven't seen... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Dazhao temple is a great reminder of an early Huhhot. In the last decade, this ci has grown rapidly and its face has changed, with many new contemporary suburbs springing up. The Dazhao temple is a reminder of a more gentle time in Cuinas history. It seems to be very well respected and, whilst like much of Chinese icons,... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Although it is recently renovated for tourism purpose, it is still done well with a good representation of the Tibetan monasteries. Excellent for people who would never visit Tibet as it is quite restricted for foreigners and the problem with altitude sickness. Interesting to see that there are Tibetan monks in the complex as well as the abbot giving Buddhist... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Fascinating tour of the temple. You need about 2-3 hours to do this properly. I was with my Chinese colleagues who translated for me. You really need an explanation of all you see and hear, so it would be worth investigating if they run English guided tours or if you can hire a guide. The area itself is also fascinating.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went with a guide and he bought our tickets. It's a great area and the temple is wonderful. It's the largest temple in Hohhot.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The temple is nice, being that it's located in a major city and all Chinese temples are beautiful. But if you've seen one, you've kind of seen them all. I enjoyed this temple, but it wasn't particularly special. I also noticed that a lot of the statues were only a few years old and were donated by companies and rich... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This temple is quite interesting and lively, and located close to the statue of the founder of Hohhot. Don't miss it if you spend a day in the city.

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