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Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Kaohsiung
(4.1/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Learn about Buddhism and enjoy the spectacular countryside views at Fo Guang Shan Monastery, a 100 hectare (247 acre) complex. The hilltop monastery houses around 1,000 monks and preserves a tooth relic of Buddha. Walk around the tranquil garden and visit all of the eight pagodas, as well as an enormous Buddha statue. While enjoying the peaceful surroundings, you can pray, meditate, or have a vegetarian meal in one of the onsite restaurants. The monks are happy to share their knowledge with visitors. To visit Fo Guang Shan Monastery on your holiday in Kaohsiung, and find out what else Kaohsiung has to offer, use our Kaohsiung trip builder.
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  • 聲名遠播的佛教聖地。莊嚴肅穆、奣廟宇輝宏、氣宇非凡。高大的佛陀立像,遠遠就可以看到,非常醒目。地宮有相當多的佛教藝術珍品,值得參觀。 
  • We stumbled into here because we were taking bus 8501 and alighted at a bus stop too earlier. This place is quite big and could take you 1-1.5 hr to slowly walk through. Skip this place unless you are...  more »
  • Fo Guang Shan Monastery is a must-visit when in Kaohsiung. It may not be in Kaohsiung City, but it can be easily accessible via a shuttle bus service at Zuoying Train Station (Take the Fo Guang Shan s...  more »