About Temple of the Six Banyan Trees

The Temple of Six Banyan Trees is one of the renowned chronological sites in Guangzhou. A time-honored pagoda consisting of 17 stories that boast of towering pagodas and a whole lot of cultural relics. If tourists stand on the top floor, they can have a panoramic view of Guangzhou. It houses the famous pagoda named Qianfo (thousand Buddha) which is gorgeous and multicolored. It is also called "Flower  Pagoda".Buddha figures are carved on the pillars. The roof and eaves look neat as they are covered with glazed tiles. Submersed in the sunshine, the pagoda shines like nine flowers, looking gorgeous. There is a solemn magnificent bronze statue of Huineng, it is 1.8 meters high and it weighs one ton, it is in the hall of Six Buddhism Patriarchs

Must See

  •  Pagoda named Qianfo (thousand Buddha).
  •  Maitreya Hall, Hall of Heavenly Kings and Weituo Hall.
  •  Three big buddhist statues.
  •  Rongyin garden.

How to reach

  • Metro Line One to Gongyuanqian Station of Guangzhou.
  • Bus No.56 or 58 and debus at Temple of Six Banyan Trees; Bus No.5, 7, 29, 85, 86, 88, 102, 104, 107, 124, 180, 203, 244, 253, 273, 519, or 552 and till Zhongshan Liulu Station.  


  • Families receive blessings for their newly adopted children at this temple in front of the statue of Guanyin.
  • When you enter the temple you receive some optional incense sticks to light, pray and place in a pot.
  • Dress modestly.
  • Leave your footwear outside.

Visit Time

Sunday:            8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday:           8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday:          8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday:     8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday:         8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday:              8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday:         8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Temple: RMB z5

Six Banyans Pagoda: RMB10

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