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Nanputuo Temple, Xiamen
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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
  • There were many PRC tour groups when we were there in the morning. Good thing is, if you understand mandarin, just stand close to them and get free briefing :)) I do see some of the yellow uniformed s...  more »
  • Visited in the summer, the hot one (38 ° C) of a political dynasty was a walk in the place will be talked about at the time, clean toilet
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  • On a cloudy day the temple itself is a beacon of colour and life with ornate roofing and statues that give the place an amazing character. On a sunny day however the temple is truly transformed, and t...  more »
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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.