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PaoChueh Temple, Taichung
(3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Built in 1927, PaoChueh Temple attracts visitors with its giant Buddha, which stands seven stories tall in tribute to the temple's resident deity, Gautama Buddha. While the rest of the temple is relatively small, the massive statue makes for great photography opportunities. However, you can also seek out some of the smaller delights, like the fish pond, the garden, and the smaller Japanese temple nearby. This blend of Taiwanese and Japanese Buddhism signifies the reconciliation and healing that occurred between the two cultures after World War II. Arrange your visit to PaoChueh Temple and discover more family-friendly attractions in Taichung using our Taichung travel itinerary maker.
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  • "Temple treasure" is known in Taiwan the second-largest Daibutsu (great Maitreya Buddha) in Taichung's leading tourist attractions. And Japanese cemetery on the grounds, and also Japan temples deep involvement with Japan language too much there. I visited on a Monday afternoon, but tour non-Japanese visitors are as I etc. but was a quiet temple.
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  • It is a temple that big golden Hotei. In addition, during the greater East Asia war Japanese monument. Hanging from the Bell of the fraternity were sent from Japan to the next Tower.
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  • And many Japanese encountered in Taichung tourist attractions. Maitreya Golden smile was impressive. This Buddha image gilded in gold leaf, not seems to paint. Because the Japanese residents before World War II relics enshrined and Memorial is located within the quiet was bowed. Felt a deep connection with Japan.
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