Jing’an Temple (Temple of Peace and Tranquility) is a Buddhist temple situated in the Chinese city of Shanghai. The temple is named after the place where it is located in Shanghai, the Jing’an District. The temple was first built in the 3rd century but the current temple was built in the Qing Dynasty and was made into a plastic factory during the cultural revolution. In 1983, the building was returned to its original purpose and is back to being a popular place of worship in the area.
By metro, take line 2 or line 7 to ‘Jing’an Temple’ station. By bus, take the 15, 20, 37, 40, 45, 57, 76, 93, 94, 113, 315, 321, 323, 327, 330, 824, 830, 838, or 927 and get off at ‘Jing'an Temple’ station.
Opening Times and Admission
The temple is open to visitors daily, 7.30am-5pm. Admission is set at 50CNY.