TEMPLES IN SHENZHEN

Hongfa Temple

Hongfa Temple (Chinese: 弘法寺; pinyin: Hóngfă Sì) is a Buddhist temple located at Fairylake Botanical Garden, Luohu District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Hongfa Temple was built in 1985 by Chan master Benhuan, the construction took seven years, and lasted from July 1985 to June 1992.

Address:
China, Guangdong Sheng, Shenzhen Shi,
Luohu Qu,
莲塘仙湖路160号 邮政编码: 518004
Opened: 1985
Province: Guangdong Province
Phone: +86 755 2517 9580

Longwang Ancient Temple

The Longwang Ancient Temple, is a Chinese water and weather god. He is regarded as the dispenser of rain as well as the zoomorphic representation of the yang masculine power of generation. He is the collective personification of the ancient concept of the lóng in Chinese culture.

Address:
Bao’an, Shenzhen,
Guangdong, China
Province: Guangdong Province

Temple of the Queen of Heaven

Temple of the Queen of Heaven (Tianhou Gong) can be often seen in China’s coastal cities such as Hong Kong and Macau as well as in the Southeast Asia. It is generally believed that to worship the Queen of Heaven can ensure the smooth going of the sea voyage, so every front door of Tianhou Temple is built facing the sea.

Address:
Longgang, Shenzhen, Guangdong,
China
Province: Guangdong Province

Beidi Ancient Temple

The whole temple has sixteen buildings and over eighty rooms, including the main hall, subsidiary halls, wing-rooms, an opera tower, a bell tower and a drum tower. The opera tower is covered with glazed tiles, while the other buildings, built with dry walls and gray tiles, have colored paintings and carvings.

Address:
Zhenli St, XiXiang, Baoan Qu,
Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng,
China, 518100
Province: Guangdong Province

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