Wenshu Temple - 文殊院
Pictures of Wenshu Temple
Built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD) under the name of Xinxiang Temple, it had good and darker periods until its destruction during the war marking the end of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Its current name appears when it has been rebuilt by a Zen master in 1697.It is the main Zen temple in the region and the many relics it contains attract a crowd of believers. Around the temple is a beautiful 13-storey pagoda, a pleasant tea house, a vegetarian restaurant and a park where the elderly indulge in eternal mahjong parties.The district around the temple has been renovated “period style” to attract visitors. The lively evening atmosphere and art shops, tea houses, lounges and local food restaurants; deserve to give a ballad, see more.Ticket Price: 5yuan / personAccess: By taxi for 8 yuan from downtown Chengdu. Bus No. 1 from downtown and Wuhou Temple.