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Nanputuo Temple, Xiamen

#2 of 16 in Historic Sites in Xiamen
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. Our Xiamen travel tool makes visiting Nanputuo Temple and other Xiamen attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The public car can be reached by 1 people, and in several stages there are different gods, and the magnificent view is serious and revered, can not help but to join hands to pray for well-being, if time and leg force, advice to walk the mountain walk, there are more views, the temple has a vegetarian restaurant, especially the building is the most characteristic companion hand, and the temple is the same money.
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  • We had a tour group lunch here and had our first vegetarian lunch. The place was crowded and we had to be separated, some members of the group had to eat on the 2nd level. Found the food a bit too oil...  more »
  • Visit the ancient trees, the stone menthol kools trees, and a few heavy temples are located in an orderly, pagoda Lake King Turtle Cluster, after the mountain steps layer stacked, I do not know to embark on the highest point, will there be more beautiful?
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  • Beautiful and peaceful place. Good to combine with a walk in Botanical garden
  • A fairly expansive temple which was first founded over 1000 years ago. The temple was seriously damaged during the Cultural Revolution, during which the temple grounds were occupied by a factory, elementary school, and melon farm. After the Cultural Revolution, temple restoration began under the leadership of Master Miao Zhan, who later became the temple abbot in 1989. The temple is now one of Xiamen's most popular tourist spots, because of its beautiful architecture, and for the significance it still holds for many of the Fujianese diaspora throughout Southeast Asia.
  • Old, serene temple near Xiamen University with lots of greenery, a lotus pond and lake. One can see its beautiful pagoda from afar.
  • The Nanputuo Temple is located on the southeast of Xiamen Island. That is why it is also called South Putuo Temple. This temple is generally crowded. So keep some time viewing different part. There is also a nice vegetarian temple inside. Hence, do not worry if you get hungry!
  • a famous temple near Xiamen University

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