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Chen Xiangge Temple (Chénxiànggé sì)

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Chen Xiangge Temple (Chénxiànggé sì) Review

If you find yourself passing by this tiny temple on your exploration of the Old City, you can make an offering to Buddha with the free incense sticks that accompany your admission. Built in 1600 by the same man who built Yu Garden, it was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution and rebuilt in the 1990s. The temple is now a nunnery, and you can often hear the women's chants rising from the halls beyond the main courtyard.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 29 Chenxiangge Lu, Huangpu, Shanghai, 200010 | Map It
  • Phone: 021/6320–0400
  • Cost: Y5
  • Hours: Daily 7–4
  • Location: Old City
Updated: 04-05-2013

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