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Xianhu botanical park

Xianhu botanical park in Luohu district in the east of Shenzhen is famous for it's Buddhist temple. Besides a temple, there are also various other things to see and the park is quite large. So large in fact, that I recommend that you take the bus inside the park to the Buddhist temple on a mountain. It saves you lots of time and energy walking up. Afterwards you can walk back down, or also take the bus back. Entrance fee for the botanical garden is 20Y/person and in weekends it can be quite busy.

 

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Entrance Buddhist Temple on a busy day (Spring Festival 2009)

 

 

 

 

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People praying with incense sticks

 

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Flying kite in the park, on the right the Deng Xiaoping tree

 

Verdict: 7

Nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and even though the temple is not very old, it's still quite interesting. Always people praying and burning incense.

 

How to get there? 

Bus 382, K113 and several other busses go close to the park. At the moment (early 2009) they are renovating the busstops, so the public busses dont park close to the entrance: you need to walk a little bit further.

 

Cost:

20Y/person entrance fee for the park. Temple is free. Bus costs 2Y/person

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