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Huiyuan Temple

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Introduction to Huiyuan Temple (惠远寺)

Huiyuan Temple is located in Xiede Township, Daofu County, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. It is one of the most famous and must see attractions when for a Garze travel.

Huiyuan Temple was built in the year of 1792 during Qing Dynasty. Huiyuan Temple was built in an elevation of 3,550 meters. The temple has close connection with other Garze attractions as it is 13 kilometers away from Bamei Stone Forest and about 20 kilometers from Tagong in Kangding. 

Since its construction, Huiyuan Temple has got through three reconstructions. The new Huiyuan Temple was constructed to be gorgeous and magnificent not only in its scale also in its decoration. There is a straights way leading to the gate of the temple. Along the two sides of the gate, there are red walls with 108 white pagodas embedded. Huiyuan Temple is a temple with outstanding local features and is an artistic classic of the Kangba Area

Huiyuan Temple has a main building like memorial archway, screen wall, gate, prayer hall, Buddhist College, monastic reception and so on. It has wide courtyard and elaborate layout. Also Huiyuan Temple has collected many precious cultural relics and is one of the main sites for prayers to sutra chanting and worship in Sichuan area.

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Daofu County, Garze Qiang and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, Southwest of China

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Main Sights

Huiyuan Temple

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Travel Information

Admission for Huiyuan Temple: free

Opening Hours: whole day

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1. Visitors can first take flight to Chengdu, then transfer flight to Kangding, and then take special-line buses to Daofu County. Finally, get off at Bamei Town to walk to Huiyuan Temple.

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Travel Tips

1. Recommended duration for a visit is about 2 hours.

2. The weather changes a lot between day and night, so it's recommended to take warm coats even in summer.

3. It is not recommended to visit there during “May 1st” and “October 1st” these two golden vacation weeks. Because at that time, the hotel reservation and transportation around will be in its climax, the price will be much higher than ordinary times.

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