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Mazu Palace

Mazu Palace

4.3/569 Reviews
Matsu Temple
Open all day (Local time)
The Mazu Palace is located at the head of Waima Road, also known as the Tianhou Temple, and it is adjacent to the Guandi Temple which is the former building of Shantou's foreign trade port. The Mazu Palace was built during the Jiaqing period of the Qing Dynasty and was rebuilt in 1992. The stone relief on the door wall of the temple and the wood carving on the pillar have a high aesthetic value. In particular, a pair of openwork carved dragon stone carved from a single piece of stone, carved with the image of the Eight Immortals, is generally found in the Imperial Palace and the Confucius Temple. The ceramic art on the roof of the temple is a unique process in the Chaozhou region. It uses a fired colored ceramic tile to create a variety of designs that are both beautiful and weather resistant.
Longquan Rock

Longquan Rock

4.6/526 Reviews
Temple
9:00-17:00 (Local time)
Longquan Rock is located in Zhangpu City, Shantou City. It is a tourist area for the reconstruction of Ming Dynasty scenic spots and historical sites. There are many stone caves in the Gulongquan Charity Park. Since the Song Dynasty, there have been literati people visiting here, leaving many stone carvings. Later generations built many temples here, and there are springs in the mountains.Longquan Rock is divided into upper and lower rocks. Shangyan is a natural stone cave. The top of the boulder can accommodate dozens of people. The lower rock is artificially built into a temple. There are also buildings such as “Zi Laiyan”, “Shixian Pavilion” and “Wonggong Academy”.
Heping Dafeng Scenic Area

Heping Dafeng Scenic Area

4.2/543 Reviews
Temple
Open all day (Local time)
Zhengguosi (Southeast Gate)

Zhengguosi (Southeast Gate)

4.2/515 Reviews
Temple
Jufeng Temple

Jufeng Temple

4.2/525 Reviews
Temple
Jufeng Temple is a tourist attraction that integrates sightseeing, architecture appreciation and religious worship. The ancient temple is well-kept in the dense mountains and is suitable for seclusion and self-cultivation. The pavilion in the temple is neat and tidy, and the decoration is more gorgeous. The rock murals in the courtyard and the famous ink treasures are also dazzling, with high artistic appreciation.
The Lingshan Temple

The Lingshan Temple

4.6/528 Reviews
Temple
4:00-16:00 (Local time)
The Lingshan Temple is located in Longshan Bay, Tongyu, Chaoyang, Shantou City, Guangdong Province. It is one of the famous ancient temples in eastern Guangdong. Reconstructed through different dynasties, the temple’s scale continued to expand. The building is made of wood and clay. It is divided into three halls, six courtyards, and nine patios, with towers in the east and alley gates in the west. The Guanyin Temple is located in the front. The Daxiong Hall is in the middle, and the two-story Dadian Hall and the Scripture Library Tower are situated in the back. There is a clear lake in front of the temple. Setting against the green mountain, it is a very pleasant view.
Kaiyuan Temple

Kaiyuan Temple

4.4/5327 Reviews
Temple
6:00-17:00 (Local time)
The Kaiyuan Temple is a Buddhist temple located in the Xiangqiao District of Chaozhou, Guangdong, China. This temple was built upon decree of Emperor Xuanzong, and was named after his reign title: Kaiyuan. Though many repairs have been required throughout the Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties, the basic layout remains the same as per the Tang dynasty. The temple retains a special status in the area. Walking through the beautiful tiled walls, the ancient architecture may be enjoyed, along with many national treasure, which are currently on display, all while catching a whiff of the remnants of incense burned long ago.
Memorial Temple of Hanyu

Memorial Temple of Hanyu

4.5/5194 Reviews
Temple
8:00-17:00 (Local time)
Memorial Temple of Hanyu was built to commemorate the Han Dynasty writer and thinker Han Yu. Founded in the second year of Song Xianping (AD 999), it is a long-standing Korean public in China. Han Wengong’s beautiful environment is characterized by the history of Han Yu, the performance of Han Yu’s governance, and the poetry of Han Han. In addition, you can also see the beauty of Chaozhou in the board of directors.
Catholicism Shantou Diocese Cathedral

Catholicism Shantou Diocese Cathedral

3.5/54 Reviews
Church
Qinglong Ancient Temple

Qinglong Ancient Temple

4.5/523 Reviews
Temple
Historical Site
8:00-20:00 (Local time)