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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.

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

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