Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains

Currently Open [Closes at 06:30 pm]
  • Address: Deng Feng Da Dao, Dengfeng, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
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  • Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +863-7162748971
  • Ticket Price: 100 CNY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Cave, Family And Kids, Monastery

Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains - Review

The Song Mountains are one of the five important mountains in China mainly because of the rich cultural heritage it embodies. The Shaolin temple, considered to be the birthplace of Chinese Zen Buddhism and Kung Fu martial arts stands here and looks like it’s etched out of lore. It is said that an ancient sage named Bodhidharma came here from India, taught and transmitted Buddhism and the martial arts known as kung fu in the 6th century.

Dating back 1500 years the temple and its adjoining Pagoda forest has been listen as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. The highlights include:

  • Shanmen hall
  • The Hall of Heavenly Kings
  • The Pagoda Forest, which is a courtyard of pagodas about 15mt tall.
  • The Ancestor’s monastery
  • Dharma Cave
  • The monk’s living quarters
  • Wushu training centre where the monks practiced martial arts.

The temple and its adjacent highlights are located at a height of about 1300mts in the mountains and along with the mystical statues of seers and masters it is a spectacular sight to see.

How To reach Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains by Public Transport

By Bus

  • Shaolin temple buses are available from Luorang railways station in the morning 6:00 am and 7:00 am.
  • There are regular buses which leave more or less every half an hour from the Dengfeng central bus station. 

Restaurants Near Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains

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  • Shi ER Lou

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TripHobo Highlights for Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains

  • Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains Address: Deng Feng Da Dao, Dengfeng, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
  • Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains Contact Number: +863-7162748971
  • Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains Timing: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm
  • Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains Price: 100 CNY
  • Best time to visit Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains(preferred time): 07:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 92.51% of people who visit Zhengzhou include Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains in their plan

  • 73.91% of people start their Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains

People normally club together Yellow River Xiaolangdi Scenic Area and Northern Song Dynasty Imperial Tomb & Mausoleum while planning their visit to Shaolin Temple In Song Mountains.

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