By far, one of my favorite parts of the trip was exploring the temples.
Even in a big, noisy city, there was a peaceful and quiet aura around the temples.
We visited 3 in total. The first was outside Yuyan Gardens. We were fortunate enough to be there while the monks were chanting:
Giving thanks to the God of Literature:
Next, we went to the Jingan Temple. The beauty, architecture, details and intricacies were astounding:
The final temple was Long Hua. This was more on the outskirts of the city and not as touristy. Once again, I was blown away by how ornate, adorned and intricate the details were:
I hope you enjoyed reading about my trip. I feel there is a million things I left out, but I do not want to babble on and on either. Please let me know if you have any questions about Shanghai!
this trip seems such a lifetime experience. I just got through your posts and I am awed. Everything looks so beautiful and exotic.
It really was, I am glad you enjoyed the pictures!
I’ve lived in Shanghai for nearly 2 months but have not visited the Temples yet. I will do soon as looks like it’s definitely worth it:-)
It definitely is! Let me know what you think.
It really was, so many amazing sights.