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Important Religious Institutions in Emeishan

TOP 1
Emei Mountain
4.6/5
29,049 Reviews
Emeishan
13.5km from downtown
Mountains
UNESCO World Heritage - Natural Sites
UNESCO World Heritage - Cultural Sites
M70***84
"It's so beautiful! Although there was no sun, the visibility was very high and I saw a shocking view! The scenic area is very large, the tickets can be used for two days, only stayed for one day because of the itinerary, and many places did not go. It is recommended to live on the mountain for one day and have fun for two days!"

Reasons to Recommend: Mount Emei is one of the four famous mountains of Chinese Buddhism, and it is also the temple of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva. There are numerous Buddhist monasteries in the mountains that combine to give this place a holy and serene atmosphere. The scenery in the mountains are beautiful. The four seasons each have their own characteristics. If you are lucky, you can see the sunrise and sea of clouds. Do note that the monkeys in Mount Emei are notoriously naughty. They are not afraid of people, and even take the initiative to ask tourists for food.

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TOP 2
Baoguo Temple
4.5/5
548 Reviews
Emeishan
5.4km from downtown
Temples
Tiger_1962
"The Baoguo Temple in Emei Mountain is not far from the hotel we stayed in, and it has been about half an hour. Baoguo Temple, after several repairs in history, has been very well preserved, and after the establishment of New China, it has been repaired and expanded many times. In 1993, the bell tower, drum tower, tea garden, law and goods circulation, so that more solemn Baoguo Temple."

Reasons to Recommend: The Baoguo Temple, not far from Mount Emei, was built in the Wanli Period of the Ming Dynasty and is the starting point for most tourists to visit the Emei Mountain Scenic Area. The plaque of the "Baoguo Temple" on the temple gate is from the hand of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty. It is also the center of the Buddhist activities in the mountains. The main hall is the Maitreya Hall, the Daxiong Hall, the Seven Buddha Hall and the Puxian Hall. Today it is home to the Emeishan Buddhist Association, where many large ceremonies are held.

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TOP 3
Golden Peak Temple
4.6/5
2,552 Reviews
Emeishan
16.8km from downtown
Observation Decks
博士小美女
"The Golden Dome of Mount Emei is the most concentrated place of Emeishan temples and scenic spots. Emei Mountain is located in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, standing between Dadu River and Qingyi River, depositing the Bayan culture of the rolling Yangtze River, which is the natural and cultural heritage of the upper reaches of the Yangtze River for thousands of years."

Reasons to Recommend: Emeishan's Golden Peak Temple is surrounded on all sides by places of interest, attractions, and temples of all sizes, shapes, and historicity. To visit here is to truly experience the essence of Emeishan. Golden Peak Temple's golden statue of the Samantabhadra (the Universal Worthy with Four Faces and Ten Great Vows) is a must-see for many tourists to Emeishan. It is also one of the Han ethnicity national key temples of Buddhism. At 3,079 meters above sea level, visitors to the Golden Peak Temple will find their breath taken away by more than just the 48m tall Samantabhadra. While there, devotees may also go to the Huayan Temple to pay respect to the Buddha. From all four sides of the Golden Peak Temple, it is possible to see Emeishan's four wonders - the rising sun, the sea of clouds, the glory of the Buddha, and the holy light.

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TOP 4
Wannian Temple
4.5/5
529 Reviews
Emeishan
10.1km from downtown
Temples
Ivan-feng
"There is a parking lot nearby and the Wannian Temple has cableway, so many tourists to Mount Emei as a starting point for the official mountain climbing, and some tourists here as the end of the end of the mountain"

Reasons to Recommend: Wannian Temple is located in the heart of Emei Mountain. It is one of the eight temples of Mount Emei. It was built in the DongJin Dynasty and has a long history. It was originally named Puxian Temple. It was named "Shengshou Wannian Temple" during the Ming Dynasty. The Beamless Hall in the temple were made up of brick structures, were built by the Wanli Emperor for his mother's birthday. In the "Xingyuan Building" in the temple, the Buddha's Tooth, the Bayeux and the Wanli Golden Seal are the treasures that tourists definitly don‘t want to miss.

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TOP 5
Leidong Plateau
4.4/5
314 Reviews
Emeishan
16.2km from downtown
Mountains
Tiger_1962
"Leidongping is one of the main attractions of Emei Mountain. Leidongping is located on the slope of Lianwang, at an altitude of 2430 meters. The ancient name LeiShen Temple is said to be built in Han Dynasty. There is a pavilion on the right side of the temple, the pavilion front stone, the book carved "Leidongting" three words. Leidongping side of the old side of a noiseless iron tablet, prohibited visitors to loud noise, otherwise thunder and lightning, storms. According to legend, there are 72 caves under the rock, there are dragon god and thunder god living."

Reasons to Recommend: Leidong Plateau, with an altitude of over 2,400 meters, is the terminus of the sightseeing shuttle bus in the Emei Mountain Scenic Area. The bus operates between the Baoguo Temple Passenger Transport Centre at the foot of the mountain to the peak. Visitors must pass through Leidong Plateau on their way to Jinding Summit. Usually visitors would one day earlier to watch the sunrise at Jinding, because the accommodation cost in Leidong Plateau is cheaperch than that in Jinding Summit.

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TOP 6
Golden Statue of Puxian on Emei Mountain
4.7/5
257 Reviews
Emeishan
16.7km from downtown
Statues/Sculptures
芳芳外婆
"This is a 48-meter-high platinum bronze elephant, located in the Emeishan Golden Dome, more than 3,000 meters above sea level in front of the Tibetan Temple, ten square Puxian Bodhisattva sitting as the landmark landscape, free of charge for tourists."

Reasons to Recommend: Located in the center of Golden Summit, the four sides of the statue are the signs of Mount Emei. The icon was cast in copper-cast gilt and consists of a pedestal and the Ten Prophets. Against the background of the blue sky, the statues give off a shocking glow. Samantabhadra is a symbol of the wish of Mahayana Buddhism. The "Ten Parties" represent the 10 wishes of Samantabhadra, and it is also a symbol of ten directions in Buddhism. It means that the boundless line of Samantabhadra will be able to complete all the Buddhas of the Ten Trinity III and all sentient beings.

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TOP 7
Dafochan Temple
4.4/5
94 Reviews
Emeishan
1.5km from downtown
Temples
M35***36
"Because it is very close to the hotel, I went to visit it. The ticket is 20. The main hall is very majestic and beautiful. There are also gardens, Buddhist Academy, Emei Martial Art Association. If you have enough time, it is still worth going."

Reasons to Recommend: The Great Buddha Temple is located in the urban area of Mount Emei. It is a new monastery next to the Mount Emei Buddhist College. It is huge in scale and is said to be the largest Buddhist college in Asia. The entire temple is magnificent, and the temple also imitates a golden dome on a mountain. The Great Buddha Temple sits west to east, and its overall layout is divided into three functional areas: the north (adjacent to the urban area) is the Buddhist pilgrimage area, that is, the religious ceremony space, the middle is the Buddhist garden culture sharing area, and the south is the Buddhist college education area, that is, Sichuan Buddha. College (Emeishan Buddhist College). There are also many banyan trees and bodhi trees in the temple that are more than 500 years old.

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TOP 8
Qingyin Pavilion
4.4/5
222 Reviews
Emeishan
9.3km from downtown
Temples
非你不渴
"One of the ten scenes of Emei, the years of the vicissitudes of the eye, if in the summer, more helpful to people's imagination, here is also the carding place of the famous and famous sluts; the Tang Dynasty medicine king Sun Siqi once lived here in alchemy."

Reasons to Recommend: Qingyin Pavilion, also known as Woyun Temple, is an important temple in Mount Emei. It was built by Huitong Zen Master during the Tang Emperor's Reign, and is one of the eight temples of Emei Mountain. The temple is dedicated to Sakyamuni, Manjushri, and Samantabhadra. The famous "Shuangqiao Qingyin" in Emei Mountain is here, two stone bridges leap, the river is a clear river, it is also a good place to take pictures in the mountains.

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TOP 9
Fuhu Temple
4.6/5
186 Reviews
Emeishan
6.4km from downtown
Temples
芳芳外婆
"Fuhu Temple collects tickets separately, the price is not expensive, it is the only nunnery in Emei Mountain, located in the deep mountains, surrounded by mountains, vegetation, quiet environment, 86 CCTV version of "Travel to the West" has been taken here."

Reasons to Recommend: Fuhu Temple was built in the Tang Dynasty and was rebuilt in Shaoxing during the Southern Song Dynasty. During the reign of Shunzhi in the Qing Dynasty, the monk of Guanzhi led his disciples to rebuild the temple, named "Huxi Zen Forest", also known as Fuhu Temple. The reason for the name of Fuhu Temple is that there is a tiger wound in the mountains near the temple. The temple gentleman built the "Zunsheng Building" town here and changed its name to Fuhu Temple. Another argument is due to the Fuhu Temple. The mountain shape is like a tiger and takes the name of the temple.

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TOP 10
Jieyin Temple
4.4/5
100 Reviews
Emeishan
16.3km from downtown
Temples
第二号爱人
"Here is the Maitreya Buddha, the future Buddha, can enter from the next temple, here outside can see the golden top of the statue of Puxian Bodhisattva through a small passage, it is really a special day, red walls, white clothes, and rare ice hanging."

Reasons to Recommend: The Jieyin Temple is located in the Emei Mountain Scenic Area of ​​Emeishan City, Leshan City. It was originally the place to receive pilgrims and meals. It is one of the main monasteries in Emei Mountain. It was built in the Song Dynasty as the new temple, and in the Ming Dynasty was expanded into a temple. It is also called the Chaoyang Pavilion. There is a statue of Amitabha, and the Daxiong Hall is for the statue of Sakyamuni, on both sides for the Kaye and the Ananda.

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TOP 11
Emei City
4.8/5
76 Reviews
Emeishan
2.1km from downtown
Historical Architectures
Cultural Areas
老外6
"Followed by the tour group to Xiangcheng to listen to the historical and cultural explanation of the Yi people, and admire the Yi people in the deep mountains and old forests. The Yi people played an important role in the Red Army's Long March. We have an obligation to help them out of poverty. How can a good tourist attraction They turned into an invisible shopping store, the Elephant City at night should be more beautiful~"

Reasons to Recommend: Emei Elephant City is located in the urban area of Mount Emei, close to the Buddhist temple, the Giant Buddha Temple. There is only one passage for believers and tourists to enter and leave the Giant Buddha Temple. Emei Elephant City has theaters, stages, inns, theme clubs, business courtyards, courtyards and other buildings. There are also landscapes such as the statue of "Xiangxiang Ruyi", the "pilgrimage starting point" archway, rockeries, and water features. trees. The archway of the pilgrimage avenue in Emei Elephant City is engraved with the calligraphy "Starting Point of Pilgrimage" inscribed by Foguang Mountain's Kaishan Zongchang Xingyun for Emei Elephant City. Emei Elephant City expresses Buddhist culture in different ways. Emei Elephant City is a tourist destination for experiencing Buddhist culture, tourism and shopping, leisure and holiday appreciation, and feeling local cultural characteristics. Together with the Giant Buddha Temple, it constitutes a new tourist attraction in Mount Emei, and it is another new highlight of the location of the world double heritage .

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TOP 12
Wanfo Top
4.6/5
94 Reviews
Emeishan
17.8km from downtown
Mountains
芳芳外婆
"The top of Wanfo is the highest point of Emei Mountain. The altitude is over 3,000 meters. The ordinary tourists will have a slight altitude reaction. The view from the top of the mountain is wide. The surrounding clouds are running high. The scenery is magnificent. It is said that people can see the wonders of Buddha."
TOP 13
Xianfeng Temple
4.6/5
105 Reviews
Emeishan
13.5km from downtown
Temples
三晋龙少
"Xianfeng Temple is located in the Emei Mountain Scenic Area. The temple is quiet and quiet, with green trees and strong incense. It is also a famous attraction in the Emei tourist attraction. Not many tourists, time allows for a visit."
TOP 14
Hongchun Plain
4.3/5
90 Reviews
Emeishan
11km from downtown
Mountains
柳州吴盐组
"Poor service attitude ******"
TOP 15
Huazang TempleBusiness Suspended
4.6/5
108 Reviews
Emeishan
16.7km from downtown
Temples
芳芳外婆
"This is a magnificent Buddhist temple, located on the golden dome of Mount Emei, the entire hall is cast from platinum gold copper, grandiose, the front of the hall there is a tall ten square Puxian Bodhisattva sitting statue."

Reasons to Recommend: Huazang Temple is a temple in the clouds located in the center of Jinding, the summit of Mount Emei. The buildings of the temple are decorated with large amounts of copper which shines out with great brilliance under the sunlight. The temple is built atop the mountain. The highest is the Puxian Hall, also known as Jindian (the Golden Temple) or Jinding (the Golden Summit), and hence the mountains is named "Jinding." The Huazang Temple was built in the Eastern Han Dynasty, but the temples that exist today have been rebuilt in recent years. Today, the temple is still booming, attracting many believers to worship. In the front of the Huazang Temple stands the statue of Samantabhadra (the universal worthy) with ten heads facing four different sides.

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TOP 16
Bailong Cave
4.4/5
60 Reviews
Emeishan
9.4km from downtown
Temples
yjw2000
"Bailong Cave, Mount Emei, Ming Jiajing, when the Zen masters were built, reconstruction in the early Qing Dynasty, Qing Kangxi Emperor once gave scriptures, characters in the temple. There are two temples, front for the three temples, for the Amitabha Buddha, the Great Power to Bodhisattva, Guanyin Bodhisattva Western three saints; After the Great Hall of the Great Male, for Sakyamuni, Manjusri Bodhisattva, Puxian Sahuayan Sanshen. Be Chuan Zen masters in the temple led the people planted the pilgrims. He recited the "Mandarin Sutra", a word a plant, Zhouguang two Li, a total of 69,777. Lush forest, green clouds, anciently known as "gongdelin." The remaining 10 ancient ridges, as high as 20 or 30 meters, have been over 400 years of age, for the future generations left a cool world. Gungdelin hillside, the original is a deep hole. Legend is the White Lady (White Snake) the place of the monks. Later, because of the landslide, the cave was sealed, only to leave people some reverie."
TOP 17
Xixiang Pool (Bathing Elephant Pool)
4.4/5
79 Reviews
Emeishan
14.3km from downtown
Temples
320***44
"The Elephant Washing Pool is one of the eight temples in Mount Emei. It is said that the place where the Chinese Shushu Bodhisattva washed the elephants. If you climb up from the foot of the mountain, it will be more than halfway there, but there is still a very difficult Lianwang slope behind. So if you don’t have enough energy or time, you can stay overnight in the Xixiangchi, eat fast food, listen to monks chanting, and purify your soul."

Reasons to Recommend: The Xixiang Pool is surrounded by ethereal white clouds and towering ancient trees. The temple where the pool is located is actually just a small hut where the monks often burn tea and receive guests. During the reign of the Kangxi Emperor in the Qing Dynasty, the Master Xingneng expanded it into the "Tianhua Chanyuan" (Sky Flower Zen Academy) because of the hexagonal stone steps in the pool. According to legend, the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra once passed by here, allowing his steed, a white elephant, to bathe here, granting it the name "Bathing Elephant Pool“.

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TOP 18
Huayan Top
4.4/5
30 Reviews
Emeishan
12.9km from downtown
Temples
wbclawyer
"Huayan Peak is located on the half-hill slope in the middle of Mount Emei. It will pass by walking from Wannian Temple to Mount Emei. The altitude is close to 2,000 meters. From here, you can see the golden summit of Mount Emei and overlook the scenery below the mountain. The surrounding environment is quite good and worth seeing ."
TOP 19
Shengshui Temple
4.3/5
24 Reviews
Emeishan
8.3km from downtown
Temples
脚步丈量天涯的人
"Shengshui Temple is located in the beautiful Emei Mountain area, hidden in the lush mountains and forests. It has a long history. The temple is large in scale, rich in religious atmosphere, and full of incense."
TOP 20
Leiyin Temple
4.2/5
36 Reviews
Emeishan
6.9km from downtown
Temples
脚步丈量天涯的人
"This temple is located in Mount Emei, one of the four famous Buddhist mountains, adjacent to the famous Tiger Creek, surrounded by mountains, lush vegetation, and quiet environment. Because most of the temples have been rebuilt in recent years, there are not many tourists."