Hualin Buddhist Temple

Liwan, Guangzhou, China, 510140

Guangzhou’s opulent jade market is outshone by the nearby Hualin Temple and its 500 gold buddhas. Call out Marco and see if you hear Polo--maybe that way you’ll find the Marco Polo that has been metamorphosed into a buddha. Even if you don’t find it, you’ll be awed by the range of facial expressions, gestures, and props displayed on these enlightened statues.

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Guangzhou’s opulent jade market is outshone by the nearby Hualin Temple and its 500 gold buddhas. Call out Marco and see if you hear Polo--maybe that way you’ll find the Marco Polo that has been metamorphosed into a buddha. Even if you don’t find it, you’ll be awed by the range of facial expressions, gestures, and props displayed on these enlightened statues.

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