Guangxiao Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: No. 109 Guangxiao Road, Guangzhou, China
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  • Timings: 06:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 020-81088867
  • Ticket Price: 1 CNY
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple

Guangxiao Temple located on Guangxiao Road is an old and important Buddhist sanctuary in Guangzhou in the Guangdong territory in China. It is also known as Bright Filial Piety Temple and was called so in ancient times. It belonged to Prince Zhao Jiande of the Nanyue Kingdom who was from the Western Han Dynasty. The sanctuary was constructed by an Indian friar in the Eastern Jin Dynasty. The present sanctuary, spans across thirty one thousand square meters, dates from the Qing Dynasty.

The sanctuary has an imperative place in Buddhist history as Huineng of the Zen Buddhist faction was a friar here in the seventh century. The Sixth Patriarch Hall in the sanctuary upholds the memory of Huineng, who is, recognized as the most powerful friar in the history of Chinese Buddhism. In the sanctuary there is a pagoda where Huineng was initiated into monkhood. Other old structures in the sanctuary are the Samgharama Hall, Sakyamuni Hall, two iron towers, and the King of Heaven Hall. This is one of the first locations that you should go to because of the beautiful sights and sounds that surround the temple. It will help you get a feel of Guangzhou. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Guangzhou itinerary 5 days.

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  • You can purchase incense for 3 yuan to offer at the temple.

  • Take Guangzhou subway line to Ximenkou Station. Then get out from Exit C.
  • Take bus 74, 85, 88, 102, 104, 107, 193, 233, 250, 286 or Tourism Bus Line 1 and get down at Ximenkou (Zhongshan Liulu) Station.

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  • Guangxiao Temple Address: No. 109 Guangxiao Road, Guangzhou, China
  • Guangxiao Temple Contact Number: 020-81088867
  • Guangxiao Temple Timing: 06:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Guangxiao Temple Price: 1 CNY
  • Best time to visit Guangxiao Temple(preferred time): 07:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Guangxiao Temple: 00:45 Mins
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  • 57.62% of people who visit Guangzhou include Guangxiao Temple in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Guangxiao Temple visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Guangxiao Temple

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

91.55% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Guangxiao Temple

People normally club together Western Han Nanyue Kings Tomb Museum and Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street while planning their visit to Guangxiao Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures