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West Garden Temple (Xīyuánsì)

  • 8 Xiwan Lu
  • Suzhou
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 02/08/2016

Fodor's 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. Many of the carvings exhibit a playful humour: one struggling with dragons, another cradling a cat.

Sight Information

Address:

8 Xiwan Lu, across from Lingering Garden, Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215002, China

Sight Details:

  • Y30
  • Daily 7–5

Published 02/08/2016

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