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Xuanzhuang Temple, Nantou
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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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  • 入山寺之前可以看見很漂亮的碼頭還有山門,有兩個步道都可以通往上門玄奘寺,寺院前廣場可以看到清楚的日潭、月潭,風景真的很棒。 
  • The temple gives graphical story of Xuan Zhuang (famous monk who went to India to learn true Buddhism and carries his learning back to China, AKA the monk in Monkey King). The stories are vivid with b...  more »
  • This is a quick stop, just to take photos to clock the destination. Nothing much but there is nothing else to do at the mountains