Longhua TempleCurrently Closed
- Address: 2853 Longhua Rd, Xuhui, Shanghai, China
- Timings: 07:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
- Phone: +86-2164566085
- Ticket Price: 10 CNY
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture
Longhua Temple - Review
The Longhua Temple can be considered to be the main tourist attraction in the Longhua Tourist City. This temple is a shining example of the style of architecture that rose to prominence under the Long Dynasty and the construction of the temple reflects the sensibilities of the Buddhist Chan sect.
Being one of the largest temples in the city, the Longhua temple is also one of the largest and best preserved Buddhist temples in the Shanghai. The construction of the temple was completed in 242 AD but due to the result of numerous wars, the temple had to be reconstructed in 977 AD. A full scale modern restoration of the temple complex was carried out in 1954.
Other than a spiritual site, the grounds of the temple have also been utilized for internment of criminals and public executions. The Martyr’s Cemetery located in the premises is a testimony to the mass killings of communists by Kuomingtan in 1927.
Longhua Temple Opening and Closing Hours
- Closed on Occasion.
How To reach Longhua Temple by Public Transport
- Bus- 41, 44, 733, 734, 864, 809, 933 to Longhua Station.
- Subway- Line 3 to Longcao Road Station. 15 minutes to the temple.
Restaurants Near Longhua Temple
- JW's California Grill
- Steakhouse Jade Garden
- Local cuisine
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Things to Know Before Visiting Longhua Temple
42.12% of people who visit Shanghai include Longhua Temple in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
53.32% of people start their Longhua Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Longhua Temple
84.84% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Longhua Temple
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