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Xuanzhuang Temple, Nantou

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Learn about the Buddhist religion and enjoy the beauty of the architecture at Xuanzhuang Temple. Take a boat ride to cross the Sun Moon lake, followed by a short climb to reach the holy site. Go inside through the entrance, guarded by two golden lions, and see ancient relics belonging to the famous monk Hsuan Tsang. When you leave the temple from the back side, you’ll see a couple of paths that lead into the forest, where you can take a walk in the pristine nature. Take a moment to browse through the onsite gift shop, where you can find some distinctive souvenirs. Use our Nantou family vacation planner to arrange your visit to Xuanzhuang Temple and other attractions in Nantou.
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  • 玄奘寺建於西元1965年,前臨拉魯島,後依青龍山,地理風水稱該寺佔「青龍戲珠」寶地,廟分兩層,分別供奉玄奘舍利子與釋迦牟尼佛金身。玄奘為唐朝高僧,受唐太宗之命前往印度取經,歷十餘年返國,著經綸六百五十餘部,與其弟子共譯75部,得1335卷,對佛教在中國的發展貢獻卓著。 中日戰爭期間,日人在南京掠走玄奘大師的靈骨,供奉在日本琦玉縣慈恩寺,西元1955年,始迎靈骨回國,供奉於日月潭畔之玄光寺,西元19...  read more »
  • 推薦平日來這裡,人比較不多。環境清幽,免費參觀更有開放式休息區,可以邊泡茶邊觀賞日月潭湖畔的美景(禁帶葷食和蛋),遮蔽屋簷小,大熱天會熱。 
  • 這裡的茶葉蛋很好吃喔,很多大陸客都會來買,聽說玄奘寺裡面有供奉玄奘大師的骨頭,現是台灣唯一玄奘舍利子,值得推薦喔。 
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