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Hanshan Temple, Suzhou

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Hear the bells from Tang poet Zhang Ji's melancholy poem, ''A Night Mooring Near Maple Bridge'' at Hanshan Temple, a Buddhist monastery. See a statue of the poet during your visit, and see the two bells currently used at the temple, both dating from around the start of the 20th century. Reputedly founded during the Tianjian era (502-519 CE), the temple has been largely rebuilt in recent years, but still retains its character, with each aspect discussed in the poem becoming a place of pilgrimage for people across the region. Add Hanshan Temple and other attractions to your Suzhou trip itinerary using our Suzhou road trip planner.
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  • Hanshan Temple named more than Maple Bridge at night, such as Temple of the night is a privately is easy to understand. Precincts were touching the stone and Bell. Was one of the temple leads to the roots of the Zen Buddhism of Japan and easily familiar to the Japanese. Devotedly to make money and that is something a tourist leaning is famous Temple thought it is minus a bit of femininity.
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  • Guide of temple's yellow walls and let's recall striking and nostalgic character of the said written largely on the yellow fence "Hanshan Temple", was revisited. Had showy flower in the opposite. And the fence was a mismatch. Attractions in Suzhou is very busy.
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  • Tang Dynasty poet Zhang continued to have a "Maple Bridge night Parking" believe that many people are more familiar with: The month fell to the sky Frost, Jiang Maple fishing fire to worry about sleep. Hanshan Temple outside the city, midnight sound to the passenger ship. This poem of artistic conception allows Hanshan temple to be remembered by thousands of tourists.
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  • This is a beautiful Chinese temple and you should give it a go when in Suzhou.
  • the touring spot is good, but too expensive. and crowed with people
  • Beautiful temple. Especially in autumn, leaves falling down, cover the whole place with red and gold.
  • beautiful architecture but way too many people.
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