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Giant Buddha Temple, Zhangye
(3.8/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
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  • The temple and the Giant Reclining Buddha are worth a look. The tour is in Chinese and there is little English explanation. The Qing Dynasty intact guild buildings were more interesting. 
  • China's largest reclining Buddha is worth a look. It is very large. Both the body and the head seems to be hollow. You could see in the fitting room to make a statue. Precious gilted Sutra was exhibited in the Sutra collection Hall.
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  • The Zhangye Giant Buddha Temple is great as the temple remains largely untouched for hundreds of years, except for essential repairs, hence it is quite a departure from the other rebuilt temples. Ther...  more »