Longhua Temple

Location : No. 2853, Longhua Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai,China.



Overview

Overview

Longhua Temple is the oldest and largest temple in Shanghai with a history of over 1700 years. Its name is derived from the Buddhist sutra which describes Maitreya’s achievement of Buddhahood under the Longhua Tree.

Phone

+86-21-64566085

Zip Code

200000

Website

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Restaurants

Longhua Buddhist cuisine

Transportation

Metro Line 3: Longcao Road Station; Metro Line 11 & Metro Line 12: Longhua Station

Ticket

10yuan

Business hours

7:10-16:30, or 5:00-16:30 on first and fifteenth days of Chinese New Year

Suggeted Duration

2-3h

Advantages

Since 1991, Longhua Temple has been holding the night bell sounding activity to celebrate the new year every Dec. 31st, attracting visitors from home and abroad. This activity has been listed by the National Tourism Administration as a state-level tourist activity.



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