Most popular temples in Shanghai


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You can find that temples are everywhere when you are traveling in China. The temples in Shanghai are the top attractions for the travelers. Get your spirit elevated with a visit to Shanghai's Top Temples. It will make your journey be more colorful. Top temples in Shanghai are City God Temple, Jade Buddha Temple and Longhua Temple & Pagoda.

Temples and China always go together, even for the big city of Shanghai. Enjoy the top spiritual centers in some of the Shanghai temples. From the journey to the temples, you also can look back upon the Shanghai history and the local cultures. The temples are another way to show the architecture styles, so you can enjoy yourself in the ancient buildings.

City God Temple, also known as Chenghuang Miao, is located next to the Yuyuan Garden. A visit to the small but interesting temple is easy to add another visit to the Old Town, where the Yuyuan Garden and Bazaar are located. City God Temple was built in the fifteenth century during the Ming Dynasty. Nowadays, it not only refers to the large temple complex, but also the traditional district of commerce in the city, surrounding the temple. You can easily get the souvenirs to you families and friends.

Jade Buddha Temple (Yufo Si) is a popular tourist destination for its two magnificent white jade Burmese Buddha statues. These are sitting Buddha and a smaller reclining Buddha representing Buddha's death. Don't worry if it is difficult to find a restaurant here. The Jade Buddha Temple has public restaurant which is located on level two at the eastern end of the temple and equipped with its own street entrance. The most popular snack is Double Mushroom Noodles which is very affordable.

Another place to offer you top attractions in temples is Tibet. The temples of Tibet are the embodiment of culture and center of life on the roof of the world. The moment you enter Tibet, you will see a religious tinge in almost every man made object in Tibet whether in a bustling temple town or a sedate village. All of temples have a different aura about them. Look at the Tibet Classical 6 Day Tour to book a Shanghai-Tibet tour.

Temples in Shanghai are the must-see attractions for travelers. During the journey to the City God Temple, you will easily be able to find the souvenirs. During the journey to the Jade Buddha Temple, you will be able to find the most delicious snacks. WindhorseTour, your China travel agency, can offer a tour guide for you and they can guide you around the temples in Shanghai.

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