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Address: Baima Si Lu, Luoyang 471013, China
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Very old temple

The temple was almost 2000 years old. It has history how budda was spread in china and influence neigbour countries. You can also find India. Thailand n Burma temples there

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elaine W
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Hong Kong, China
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London
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best to take the bus (RMB1.5) from Luoyang. Check with Baidu.com ( Chinese equivalent of google map) for the relevant bus to get there. A lovely, calm and peaceful place. Surprisingly clean too! Only downside is to have to bear with and know how to step away when people spit close to you ( 1:5 F:M).

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple was almost 2000 years old. It has history how budda was spread in china and influence neigbour countries. You can also find India. Thailand n Burma temples there

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Thank Elaine W
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Worthy of a visit, taxi ride from Luoyang city on meter could be from 40 yuan, like the international tribute to this temple.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A must for the history and culture inclined. Very neat and beautiful. Easy access. Adjacent to other Buddhist examples from Thailand, Burma and India to compare styles.

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a clearly a place for the devoted to come to still after all these centuries. Amazing to see monks strolling the grounds and the devoted coming to pray.

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Thank AFoolForTravel
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This temple is really nice. If you've seen a Buddhist temple then they're all really similar. I had a really good guide so it felt really worthwhile but I think without a guide it's just another temple. Lots of history though.

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Our friends felt we needed to visit. Interesting temple and beautiful carvings. The grounds are attractive. We also spent time visiting the vendors outside of the temple and found them to be interesting as well.

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Thank NMStoryteller
HK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The temple has great antique architecture which has remained intact for over 1,900 years. Worth a visit.

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Picton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This place is incredible, they have temples from Burma, Thailand, India, China and southeast Asia. what you have in display in this place is incredible. Another must see place while in Luoyang. Spend a good half day to a day here appreciating all the historical information and cultural displays.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Its about 7-8 km from the city of Luoyang, we took a taxi and paid 35 yuan and tipped the driver 5 yuan. It is not a custom to tip in China. Or take the bus K56, K58, 87 or 91, and get off at Baimasi Station. Remember that most bus drivers does not English. It's not much to see... More 

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