Top 10 attractions in Changsha, China

By Xu Lin
0 Comment(s)Print E-mail, October 14, 2013
Adjust font size:

 Kaifu Temple(开福寺)

Kaifu Temple, one of the 'top 10 attractions in Changsha, China' by

Kaifu Temple [File photo]

The Kaifu Temple is a famed Buddhism temple located in Kaifu District, Changsha City. It was originally built in 927, during the Five Dynasties (907-960), and thus can boast a history of more than 1,000 years.

The entrance is composed of three archways, measuring 10 meters in height, engraved with colorful figures, flowers and plants. Covering an area of 48,000 square meters (4.8 hectares), the temple includes three major halls in the central area and several other buildings on both sides such as dining room, a storeroom, a depositary of Buddhist texts and a meditation room.

Admission: 15 yuan (US$2.45) / person

   Previous   1   2   3   4   5   6   Next  

Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from