Sanyuan Temple This is the largest and oldest Taoist temple in the city. Located at the south foot of Yuexiu Hill (No. 11 Yinyuan Road) According to Taoist theory, the sky, earth and water are the three elements that make up the universe.,The Sanyuan Temple (literally “three elements”) was built in the Eastern uin Dynasty, renamed the Wuxing Temple in the Tang Dynasty, but reverted to the Sanyuan Temple during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The open-air Taoist temple offers visitors a quiet retreat from Guangzhou’s busy streets and a chance to see some lovely guangzhou architecture through the incense smoke.
There is a well-known masterpiece written by Ouyang Shan called “San Jia Xiang.” The story was set to the background of Guangzhou’s Xiguan (now Liwan District) in the 1930s.
Address: No. 11 Yinyuan Road 应元路11号
Opening Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm
How To get There: Metro 2 Ji Nian Tang – Exit C
Phone no: (020) 83551548