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Dafo Temple

No.21 Huixin Middle Street, Huifu East Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China
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Shopping trip to Beijing road market

Visited Beijing road in Guangzhou around 2pm and started exploring the market. I felt market is... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Ritesh C
,
Pune, India
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The hidden Gem in the City!

During the day,, you might as well walk past this Temple, without noticing. But at night it is... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Koraysha
,
Quatre Bornes
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No.21 Huixin Middle Street, Huifu East Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Beijing road in Guangzhou around 2pm and started exploring the market. I felt market is mostly for food, cloths and shoes. Was pretty much exhausted and explored this Dafo temple. You really have to find out this temple. Its not visible upfront on road....More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

During the day,, you might as well walk past this Temple, without noticing. But at night it is just WAOW! They have done an awesome job restauring the building facade, all the sculptures, the lightings. And the you can visit for free, so do not...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My hotel is in Jinghong so I just caught the #4 bus right up to the place. It was a way to save money which was good since it cost me 170 rmb entrance fee. That includes a little open minibus ride to the top...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Grand and majestic! One of the most attractive in architecture and super rich in history. It's best is at night seeing the whole temple lighted up will give you the wow factor! Don't forget to drop by the vegetarian restaurant at 1st floor with healthier...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This temple seems to go under the names Dafo Temple (name used on TripAdvisor), Great Buddha Temple (two signs at the main entrance, photos attached), Grand Big Buddha Temple (used on pamphlets, photo attached), and Big Buddha Temple (used by some online info providers). The...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

If the pace of the shopping mania that is Beijing Lu gets too much, find this temple with its three large Buddhas and light some joss sticks in the incense burning area in the same way one lights candles in a church. Good example of...More

Thank travellingtantrums
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

I get impressed by this ancient temple in the middle of a big commercial aérea as Beijing Road. Like diving in another place many years ago and contemplate the respected statues and spiritual places. You can honour the temple putting some burning incense in the...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This ancient temple is more than 1000 years. It is located within well-known commercial area of Beijing Road. At its main entrance, visitors are greeted with a laughing Buddha. The original main temple houses 3 big Buddhas made of brass with 6m high and weigh...More

Thank ryanteo
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

I am somewhat surprised that Dafo Temple has received little attention on Tripadvisor. I visited the temple on a Tuesday when some sessions were going on. It was quite fascinating to see people practicing Buddhism. The temple has a nice vibe to it, and moreover...More

1  Thank Tom v
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

This temple is in the process of being rebuilt and is having millions of RMB pumped into it. It is quite impressive, but honestly, it lacks character. The large building at the back in a Tang style is enormous, but it will look a lot...More

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