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Nanputuo Temple, Xiamen
(4.1/5 based on 550+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • This was our first stop from the Xiamen airport as we had our first vegetarian lunch of the trip. The place seems to be more crowded than I last remembered. The food was a but too oily for my taste. F...  more »
  • Temple in China has increased admission to take place, but Temple can be visited free of charge. As well as temples and gardens were beautiful. It is better to go for a walk. You want to go again.
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  • 第二次去廈門,住在邊上的康莱德酒店,不行前往參觀。聽説一直以來香火都是非常旺,旁邊就是廈門大學。是很有歷史的的一座寺廟,值得一區。 
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  • Well maintained but as it is free it is hetter to avoid to go during Chinese holidays. Wonderful photos can be done.
  • This is the best restaurant in the nanputuo temple. It is a thousand year old building. We are having a vegan Buddhist dinner
  • One of the must-go tourist places in Xiamen, Fujian Province. This buddhist temple is very interesting with scenic area providing people with a refreshing and religious experience.
  • 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.