Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai

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#4 of 78 in Historic Sites in Shanghai
An active Buddhist monastery, Jade Buddha Temple contains many rare cultural relics and works of art. As you enter the peaceful Grand Hall, notice many different statues adorned by precious metals. For a symbolic fee, you can enter the temple's northern section to observe the main attraction, two jade statues of Buddha--a sitting and a recumbent one--each decorated with emeralds and agates. At the temple's eastern end, you can find a restaurant serving tasty local dishes for a moderate price. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Jade Buddha Temple and many more Shanghai attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Shanghai itinerary planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Beyond that all the tour guides did stress that they are atheists is a spectacular Temple.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Quite nice place to go and visit a temple. You have to pay to get in. The surroundings are also very nice and trendy.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    This was our first time ever visiting a temple and by that standard, of course we were impressed. However, after seeing many others in our trip, we can say, that Jade Buddha does not stand out from th...  more »
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  • June 17, 2017
    Beautiful, peaceful temple in the middle of the city. The jade idol invokes devotion, and is surrounded by traditional Chinese architecture, and several other idols
  • May 1, 2017
    Very beautiful temple in middle of Shanghai city. The white jade Buddha idol is devotional. There are many other statues in the temple. Worth visiting.
  • April 15, 2017
    Very beautiful temple in Shanghai. The large white jade Buddha is beautiful. The other Buddhas in the temple are also very beautiful. Very busy on Saturday. Worth a 30 minute visit.
  • March 11, 2017
    I was surprised at how beautiful this temple was, especially after visiting about 20 others in the same few weeks! This temple stood out. There is a stunning contrast between the temple and industrial, skyscraper-filled backdrop, which makes for an amazing photo. Not too busy either!
  • June 12, 2017
    Beautiful and peaceful temple that worth to visit. Like the buildings and landscapes. Many religious items available for sell. ¥20 per visit.

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