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Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Kaohsiung

(4.3/5 based on 280+ 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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  • There is free vegetarian and accommodation provided in the monastery. Museum,art gallery,Zen meditation hall,Buddhist study institution,graveyard, and old folks home, orphan home, ex-junior elementary...  more »
  • 佛光山位於台灣高雄市大樹鄉。開山祖師是星雲大師。佛光山除了本山外還有佛陀紀念館。是高雄市其一主要景點之一。交通可由小港機場乘坐捷運到左營高鐵站,再轉搭8501義大客運公車至佛陀紀念館。佛館內有素食餐廳任君選擇。  more »
  • Very scenic and interesting complex which we visited prior to visiting the nearby, much larger, museum. Quite hilly though golf carts are available for the handicapped. However these can't go up the s...  more »