Putuoshan Map: Putuoshan China Map, Putuoshan Tourist Map…
To help you get the fully understanding about Putuoshan (Mount Putuo), here we will show you a list of useful Putuoshan Maps, including Putuoshan Location Map, Putuoshan Tourist Map, Putuoshan Ferry Map, Putuoshan Transportation Map, etc.
Putuoshan Location Map - Where is Putuoshan in Zhejiang, China on Map?
Putuoshan (Mount Putuo) is located on an island in Zhoushan, Zhejiang, China. It is close to the land area of Zhoushan and also not very far from Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo, etc. Check the Putuoshan Location Map below to know more details.
Putuoshan Tourist Map - Temples, Caves, Beaches, Cable Car…
Putuoshan is a Buddhist Kingdom on the Sea. It is rich in Buddhist Temples, pagodas, Caves, etc. Besides, it also offers small but beautiful beaches. Check the Putuoshan Tourist Map below to know its major tourist attractions. On Putuoshan Island, you can walk or take a bus or cable car to travel around.
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Putuoshan Transportation Map - Ferry & Get to Putuoshan from Shanghai, Hangzhou…
Putuoshan can only be reached by ferry. No matter you are going from Shanghai, Ningbo, Hangzhou or any other places, you are required to take ferries. Cities like Shanghai and Ningbo have their own ferries to Putuoshan. Also, you can get to Zhoushan first, and then ride a ferry to Putuoshan.
Here are the best collections of traffic maps about Putuoshan, including Putuoshan Ferry Map, Shanghai to Putuoshan Map, Hangzhou to Putuoshan Map, etc.
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How to Plan a Putuoshan Tour
How to Get to Putuoshan: ① Ferry from Shanghai (4~12 hrs.), Ningbo (70 mins.), Zhoushan (10~30 mins); ② Flight from Shanghai (1 h), Beijing (3 hrs.), Guangzhou (2 hrs.), Shenzhen (2 hrs.), Xiamen (1.5 hrs.), etc. plus ferry from Zhoushan; ③ High speed train to Ningbo plus ferry from Ningbo or Zhoushan; ④ Driving from Hangzhou (3.5 hrs. around), etc.
Best Time to Visit Putuoshan: June ~ October
A classic Putuoshan Buddhist tour takes about 2 days. The first is for Putuoshan arrival and the exploration of the southern part of Putuoshan, including the landmark site - the Goddess of Mercy Statue. The next morning is to get up close to the soul heart of Putuoshan, including its most significant temples like Fayu Temple, Huiji Temple, etc.
Since there is no flight or train to Putuoshan, seldom tourist visits Putuoshan directly, but goes with its popular nearby tourist cities. Shanghai, Ningbo, Hangzhou and Zhoushan are the top picks.
Top 1: Putuoshan Tour from Shanghai
Touring Putuoshan and the metropolis Shanghai in one go is the hottest choice. Such a tour takes 2~5 days.
Top 2: Putuoshan Tour from Hangzhou
Visiting Hangzhou West Lake and Putuoshan together is also a good choice. About 3~5 days are needed.
Top 3: Putuoshan Tour from Ningbo
Ningbo has an airport with frequent international and domestic flights and also has the closest high speed railway stations to Putuoshan. A Putuoshan and Ningbo tour needs about 3 days around.
Top 4: Putuoshan Tour from Zhoushan
If you are going to visit Putuoshan by flight or from the nearest wharfs, Zhoushan City is always the best gateway city. Therefore, taking short Zhoushan tour before heading to Putuoshan is also great. A Zhoushan Putuoshan tour takes about 2~3 days.
Some visitors also prefer to extend their Putuoshan tour to other famous Buddhist places in China, such as Mount Wutai, Mount Emei, Mount Jiuhua, etc. If you like, please feel free to tell us your preferences, and let our experienced travel consultant customize a tour for you!
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Recommended Putuoshan Tours
Top 3 Putuoshan tours chosen by most customers to explore Putuoshan in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary,or tailor your own trip now with us.
- 2 Days Putuoshan Classic Tour from Shanghai
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- 4 Days Hangzhou Putuoshan Brief Tour
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- 5 Days Buddhism Tour to Mount Putuo & Mount Jiuhua from Shanghai
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