The Gude Temple is located at Huangpu road in Hankou of the Wuhan City. It was built in the 3rd year of Emperor Guangxu (1877) in the Qing Dynasty.
The present Great Buddhist Hall was built in 1921 and later was expanded into Gude Temple, which covers an area of 20000 square meters and has a floor space of 3600 square meters.
The Gude Temple was built according to style of the Alantuo Temple in Myanmar in an erratic combination of all thinkable architectural styles and traditions, being unique in construction of Buddhist temples in China’s hinterland.(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)