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Longhua Temple

Longhua Temple
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Longhua Temple
Longhua Temple is located in Shanghai
Longhua Temple
Longhua Temple
Location in Shanghai, China
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Denomination Buddhism
Founded 242 (242)
Location
Country China
Coordinates view on map

The Longhua Temple (Chinese: ; pinyin: Lónghúa Sì, literally "Lustre of the Dragon Temple") is a Buddhist Temple dedicated to the Maitreya Buddha located in Shanghai, China. Although most of the present-day buildings date from later reconstructions, the temple preserves the architectural design of a Song dynasty monastery of the Chan School. It is the largest, most authentic and complete ancient temple complex in the city of Shanghai.

Longhua Temple inner courtyard

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