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Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Kaohsiung
(4.1/5 based on 240+ 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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  • Impressive Buddha Monastery, explaining the how and why. Also the nearby Museum with giant Buddha is definitely worth it.
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  • Stunning experience for spiritual people. Several museums inside with plenty of information in several languages 
  • Very beautiful and Nice, the place is huge. Discover the great Buddha of 108 m in height. It takes 1 journėe to visit.
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