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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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  • Nice view and free entrance. Small temple and short visit. Be sure to try the tea leaf egg at the bottom of the temple. 
  • this temple is located on the top of the hill, if you dont have a travel vehicle, you can only walk from the bottom to the top.. a total of 1km+ of stairs!!! but after u reach this place, you will kno...  more »
  • 紀念中國歷史上最偉大的探險家和宗教家的寺廟。建築樸實肅穆、環境清幽、寧靜祥和,霧氣迷濛下更顯詩意。登塔遠眺,日月潭景色如畫。