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.
- Address: 8 Xiwan Lu, across from Lingering Garden, Suzhou, 215002
- Cost: Y25
- Hours: Daily 7–5
- Location: Suzhou