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Sichuan and Chongqing Sights

Luohan Temple (Luóhàn sì)

Updated 05/28/2013

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Originally built about 1,000 years ago, then and rebuilt in 1752 and again in 1945, the Luohan Temple is a popular place of worship, and a small community of monks is still active here. One of the main attractions is the 500 lifelike painted clay arhats—Buddhist disciples who have succeeded in freeing themselves from the earthly chains of delusion and material greed. At the back of the temple you can order tea, get a massage, and enjoy a vegetarian lunch.

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Address:

7 Luohan Si, across from Carrefour, Chongqing, 400010, China

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Sight Details:

  • Y10
  • Daily 8 am–5 pm

Updated 05/28/2013

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