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Temple of the Five Immortals (Wuxian Guan)

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The visit to the Temple of the Five Immortals was interesting, since we were quite enamoured by its name. It was also one of the things we saw while we explore the Temple of Six Banyan Trees, so we were in a mood to be...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We stopped here en route while walking from Liurong Temple (Temple of Six Banyan Trees) to Shamian Island. This Taoist Temple was built in 1377 CE on an earlier 11th Century shrine to honor the Five Immortals (Wu Xian) and their gift to Guangzhou. It...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

To the South of the Huaisheng Mosque. The Five Immortals (Wu Xing) are the five chinese traditional elements: fire(huo), water(shui), earth(tu), wood(mu), metal(jin), as well as the five planets: Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, the five seasons: 4 + 1 transitional, five phases/cycles: generatio &...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

"History Buffs" will be enchanted by the shrine, its artefacts and "Historical Relics"!! The Temple was built about 550 years ago--- and honours 5 people-- presented as three males and 2 females astride their goats. Like some of China's history-- violence has taken its toll....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I really enjoyed visiting this temple, it was very big and had a beautiful garden area with koi and turtles.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We went there after visiting the old mosque nearby,Huaisheng Mosque,seeing both places gave us a good insight how life was there in the old times,people used to live on boats and conduct their business from there. The temple is well kept,has a statue of the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank AliciaCecilia
Reviewed 8 August 2015

How sad that the temple really doesn't exist any more. It is quite a nice space and the hall is pleasant, but it really is a shame that more didn't survive, as it is a crucial part of Guangzhou's mythological story. Good for temple and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 18 May 2015

If you've been to a number of temples in China then you might get bored here. But if you're a history or culture buff then you'll probably enjoy it. The temple seems to be better maintained and is less crowded than some of the more...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank James D
Reviewed 8 May 2015

The Temple of Five Rams is set in a lovely park with emaculately maintained gardens in the heart of the city. An ideal place to escape for a few hours and wander around with the locals and soak in the bird life and ambience.At the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

This is and incredible place, the temple is surrounded by small shops and traffic, but once you pass the beautiful doors and the gods guarding the entrance you can actually feel, sense and hear the environment. For a western person (Mexican) is very interesting to...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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