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Damodong, Dengfeng

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
Included on the World Cultural and Natural Heritage list, Damodong welcomes all visitors to the cradle of the Shaolin Martial Arts and Zen Buddhism of China. Situated amid a mountainous landscape, the temple brims with peace and serenity amid the vibrant wildflowers and fragrant pines. Visit some of many attractions located at the temple complex like large halls, caves, and forests and the training center. Besides exploring the compound, you can also watch kung fu performances and follow virtual guides to learn about the site's turbulent history. Make Damodong a part of your Dengfeng vacation plans using our Dengfeng travel itinerary maker.
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  • If you ignore the trappings of the modern day tourist-destination, you will find glimpses of the monastery's past here and there. Truth to be told, the abundance of over-priced tourist-shops selling t...  more »
  • It was my dream to visit Shaolin Temple since my childhood. I took a trip this year and I guess my wait was not a waste. The temple was maintained well (except for permitting people to smoke inside th...  more »
  • This attraction is full of ancient Chinese culture and history. Not a lot of walking. There are a couple of concession booths nearby. Not totally wheelchair accessible.  more »
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  • This was originally a place of meditation, but with daily crowds, that's now difficult. Still a place everyone should visit though, as part of a trip to the Shaolin Temple.
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  • Temple Dharma-Dong, daruma Daishi India spreading Zen to China nine years towards the wall meditation that is wrong is the location on the map. Position of the true Dharma-dong in the first Hermitage in the back to back up the mountain from here two hours, located a little below the Summit. Please note from the first Hermitage which is followed by steep stairs. This map is Shaolin Temple where it seems.
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  • 其實沒什麼參觀價值,門票又貴,跟其他寺廟的格局大同小異,建議在門口拍照留念完就可以走了