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Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou: 17 reviews and 32 photos

  Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou
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  • Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou - Guangzhou
      Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou
    by cal6060
  • Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou - Guangzhou
      Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou
    by cal6060
  • Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou - Guangzhou
      Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou
    by cal6060
  • Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou - Guangzhou
      Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou
    by cal6060
  • Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou - Guangzhou
      Six Banyan Temple, Guangzhou
    by cal6060
 

Six Banyan Temple is also known as Liu Rong Temple. It was built during the Song Dynasty of Southern Dynasties (AD420-479). It has more than 1500 years of history, and also one of the historical temples in Guangzhou that open for the public to worship or visit. The entire temple compound are surrounded by green ancient banyan trees, artistic treasures like the tablets by Wang Bo (Tang Dynasty), the bronze statue of Hui Neng and the inscription by Su Dongpo (Northern Song Dynasty), Potrait of Arhats (Ming Dynasty) and a hand scroll by Master Dan Gui (Qing Dynasty).

The following are the halls and pagoda that are within the temple compound:

@ The Lotus Pagoda
@ The Hall of Mahavira
@ The Friendship Hall
@ The Burong Pavilion
@ The Hall of Avalokitesvare
@ The Sixth Patriarah Hall

Check them out here!

Admission: RMB5

In Chinese: 六榕寺, liu rong si

Address: 87 Liurong Rd
Directions: Nearest Metro: Gongyuanqian (Line1&2) Exit A walk west on Zhongshan 6th Road, then turn north on Liurong Road.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 14, 2013
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