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Kaiyuan Monastery, Quanzhou

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Feel at peace as you walk around Kaiyuan Monastery, a Qang Dynasty shrine with a history spanning nearly 1,000 years. Notice South Indian-style granite carvings decorating the Hindu-Buddhist temple as you take a peaceful stroll through the grounds. Two Dravidian-style pagodas situated either side of the complex provide excellent vantage points, from which you can take in views of the central courtyard, main hall, and small hall. Make sure you visit a special pavilion at the back of the complex where the remains of a Song Dynasty ship are stored. See Kaiyuan Monastery and all Quanzhou has to offer by arranging your trip with our Quanzhou trip app .
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  • Seven Tower is home to the famous temple at, in the Temple of the familiar from an early age, made in East and West two stone is home to iconic since 1300 years ago. Entering the temple, and as for Buddha ' of comforted and relaxed mind and lot naturally, into the country. Please visit take a look at.
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  • I went to Quanzhou to work, only one day, the temple is near the hotel, then go to the line, and there are several people in the library, not only worship the boring, I feel that Quanzhou is really not good to do, so the Yuan temple has been a good choice ~
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  • Temple felt has a long history. Impressed that unusually low entrance fees in China. Highlights is the pagoda of the East and West. Put in is impressive.
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Quanzhou doesn't attract many international tourists and, as such, doesn't perhaps possess the same range of accommodations found in similarly sized Chinese cities. However, as a large city with business and industry leading the way, you'll find a good number of standard hotels here, directed at traveling businesspeople, but comfortable enough for a night's stay. Licheng district has a good set of guesthouses and hostels, while Baiyuan Road boasts the grandest hotels in town.
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