Beijing to Shanghai Sights


West Garden Temple (Xīyuánsì)

West Garden Temple (Xīyuánsì) Review

This temple is most notable for the Hall of 500 Arhats (wubai luohan tang), which houses 500 gold-painted statues of these Buddhist guides. They are humorous carvings: one struggling with dragons, another cradling a cat.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Xiwan Lu, across from Lingering Garden, Suzhou, 215002
  • Cost: Y25
  • Hours: Daily 7–5
  • Location: Suzhou
Updated: 05-28-2013

Fodorite Reviews

Be the first to review this property


  • Experiencing Beijing

    With hot temperatures and sometimes poor air quality, visiting Beijing during the summer months can sometimes be miserable. Howev... Read more

  • 5 Crazy Chinese

    A short Beijing Metro ride and we surface in search of our destination to experience some more of for us amazing Beijing. As we walk ... Read more

View more trip reports

· Forum

View more travel discussions