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Hanshan Temple (Hánshānsì)

  • 24 Hanshan Si Nong Map It
  • Suzhou
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 02/08/2016

Fodor's Review

Best known as a subject of one of the Tang Dynasty's most famous poems, which described the sound of its massive bell at midnight, this large, pristinely painted temple may leave those unfamiliar with the ancient poetry feeling a little underwhelmed. The place has the frenetic feel of a tourist attraction rather than the serenity of a temple. Literary pilgrims can line up to ring the temple bell themselves for an extra charge.

Sight Information


24 Hanshan Si Nong, Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215002, China

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Sight Details:

  • Mid-Apr.–Oct, Y20; Nov.–mid-Apr., Y20

Published 02/08/2016


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