Where is the Shaolin Temple?
At CK Martial Hearts, we are often asked the question the same question: “Where do you hold your camps and tours?”
And after telling people we hold all our programs at the genuine Shaolin Temple, the next question is often “Where is the Shaolin Temple”?
Hopefully these guides will help answer those questions as clearly as possible.
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Where is the Shaolin Temple – Our route to Shaolin
Located in Dengfeng, Henan Province, at the bottom of the Song Shan Mountain range, the Shaolin Temple, where our experiences take place, isn’t the easiest place to reach in China, but it’s definitely worth the effort to get there.
Click one of the images below for a bigger view of our route to the Shaolin Temple.
Where is the Shaolin Temple – Wangzhigou Village
For the duration of the multi-day study programs, you stay in Wangzhigou, a village just 10 minutes walk from the Shaolin Temple.
The village is small, with a handful of very basic amenities, such as small convenience stores and simple Chinese restaurants.
It is also home to numerous children’s kung fu schools, the students of which can be seen training from early morning till late at night.
Where is the Shaolin Temple – Accommodation
While in Wangzhigou, program participant’s accommodation is in a youth hostel with 3-bed mixed dorms, located in the center of the village.
A dorm is a room with several beds, which may be occupied by other members of our programs, or other guests staying at the hostel at that time. Dorms are equipped with TVs, kettles and air conditioning. Bathrooms are shared.
Free WiFi and a paid laundry service is available in reception. En-suite private rooms are also available, at extra cost and depending on availability. Please Contact Us for more information.
Where is the Shaolin Temple – Training facilities
Morning warm ups and taichi training take place in the scenic areas surrounding the Temple.
Where we training inside the Temple depends on the weather, and is either inside the main training hall, or in one of the Temple’s courtyards.
Washrooms are available, but be prepared to bring your own drinking water to training sessions.
Where is the Shaolin Temple – Around the Shaolin Temple
The Shaolin Temple is inside the Shaolin Scenic Area, at the base of Song Shan Mountain.
The scenic area is home to many sites of historical and cultural interest, and some stunning views on clear days.
1 and 2-week training programs include an optional excursion to see some of these beautiful locations.
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