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Hualin Temple

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The Hualin Temple looks rather old and is nestled between shops selling jade. I had taken two elderly ladies here, who quite enjoyed the relaxed experience to walk around and buy souvenirs.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Hualin Temple (until 1654, formerly known as Xilai Monastery) has a history dating back over 1,500 years to the South Ling Dynasty period, 521 to 526 A.D. It is also referred to as The Holy Land of the International Buddhism, The Temple of the 500...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Hualin Temple is located in liwan district of guangzhou and is a beautiful small temple complex. a nice place to get some great photos

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Gugan_Ilango
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This very old temple, located in amongst all the jade market sellers twisting streets is well worth seeking out. Completely free to visit, the temple has a very large Arhat Hall, filled with 500 golden buddhas and other remarkable antiquities. The main temple is a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. The temple is beautiful, and there are so many statues. This is a temple still used by worshippers, which made the visit even more fascinating.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank barbararZ444AT
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were walking around the neighborhood not knowing we would stumble upon this wonderful spiritual haven. I would not say you should go out of your way to visit this place, but if you’re visiting Shiangxiajiu pedestrian street or looking for jade nearby, you should...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank luisgarp
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This temple, with very interesting background, is close to many attractions [ and generally attractive old areas ] of this part of Guangzhou. It was walking distance from the Feral River and Shamian Island via the beautiful old streets and alleyways near the Qinping Markets....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank I H
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Worths a short visit. Remember to visit a hall with multi buddha. I enjoyed the day chanting. At the end of the road leads to 卓盛玉口器珠宝. Watch out of this shops. I bought something and ended up paying 3 times more than the outside shop....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank cyqaey
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The entrance to the temple is small but when you walk through, you realize the temple grounds are large. There are many statues inside to view and the temple is very active with worshipers.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The founder of zen lineage from India and propagated to china can be traced in this temple. The famed zen meditation method originated by master Bodhidharma as seen in the temple. Check out the prayers and meditation timing if you want to learn and practice...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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