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Nanputuo Temple, Xiamen

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Deemed as the city's touristic haven, Nanputuo Temple provides an unforgettable religious experience at the foot of the Mountain of Five Old Men. Originally built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907), the temple was destroyed during warfare and rebuilt as a Buddhist compound during the reign of the Qing Dynasty. Explore the 30,000 sq m (322,900 sq ft) area which contains several great halls and a pavilion rich in ivory and Buddhist scriptures. Explore the main building which includes libraries, dormitories, and study rooms used by the monks. You can also eat food made in the temple, including fresh vegetarian dishes. Using our world travel planner, Xiamen attractions like Nanputuo Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Calm and beautiful place to visit when you have a very short time to visit around! the pound with turtles will really give you joy and peace. walk around and visit with comfortable shoes so you can al...  read more »
  • This is a real, functioning Buddhist temple. Many people come here to pray and burn incense. You can sometimes see Buddhist monks walking the grounds (especially in areas off limits to tourists. Walk ...  read more »
  • 不需要门票,上山要经过寺庙,山不高,爬慢一点30分钟肯定能登顶了,山上的风景还是不错的,可以看到厦门地标,双子塔和整个厦门大学, 
  • Given that there are not a lot of tourist attraction in Xiamen, the temple is worth to go.
  • A place really worth to visit more than once.
  • Traditional decoration with modern tech.
  • 看它十几年来的变化…
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