Xiyuan Temple

Xiyuan Temple

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Xiyuan Temple

Introduction: IntroductionXiyuan Temple covering an area of 10 mu (about 1.6 acres) in Suzhou was construct..

Tickets:Xiyuan Temple fee and opening hoursAdmission 25yuan Opening hours 8:00-17:00

Travel Tips:Tips1.Please respect the habitude when visiting the temple. Respect bonze in the temple.2.Do n..

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Xiyuan Temple Introduction

Introduction
Xiyuan Temple covering an area of 10 mu (about 1.6 acres) in Suzhou was constructed in the Yuan Dynasty and features sacred temples and classical gardens. It is generally called of Jiezhuanglv (commandment as its banner) Temple and Fangsheng (free captive animals) Pond in the west garden. West Garden Temple is the largest temple in Suzhou City. It blends garden art and temple art. In the temple you can see the ancient trees flourish, the temple houses layer upon layer, the bending river, the green grass, hear the birds singing and smell the fragrant flowers.
Suzhou falls within north subtropical monsoonal climate zone with abundant rainfall, clear seasons and temperate and humid climate. The four seasons are suitable for travel, especially from April to October

Xiyuan Temple Features

Highlights
The Arhat Temple in the Xiyuan Temple was constructed at the end of Ming Dynasty where there are five hundred arhats of different names, different facial expressions, and who maintain the characteristics of a round face and plump body. They are all seated with clothes of good texture. These five hundred arhats were carved and painted with special care by the skillful craftsman in the southern area of China. Viewing the whole you will find they are of different ages from old to young, and of different personalities from lionhearted to kindhearted. But these characteristic arhats all have o­ne thing in common: they are regarded as the symbol of power and luck by everyone in all walks of life containing the deep connotation of Chinese Buddhism and Chinese Culture. The whole architecture represents the consummate craft of sculpture from the southern area of China, which belonged to the first-rate sculpture of Arhat in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is architecture unique to the West Garden Temple.

Xiyuan Temple Tickets

Xiyuan Temple fee and opening hours
Admission 25yuan
Opening hours 8:00-17:00

Xiyuan Temple Transporation

Traffic
Tour bus1,3,5,406,311,317,40,949

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