Nanputuo Temple AAAA

  • Ticket:
    free
  • Address:
    No. 515, Siming South Road, Siming District, Xiamen City (next door to Xiamen University)
  • Telephone:
    0592-5853723
  • Opening hours:
    3:00 - 20:00; internal gate: 3:00 - 18:00
  • Play time:
  • Best season:
    Four Seasons All Suitable
Attractions Details

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Situated at the foot of Wulaofeng (Mountain of Five Old Men) in Downtown Xiamen, South Putuo Temple is famous in South Fujian or even throughout the country. It occupies a total area of 258 square kilometers and a construction area of 21,270 square meters. 

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In the central axial line from south to north lie the Heavenly King’s Palace, the Mahavira Palace, the Great-Mercy Palace and the Buddhist Scriptures House. Two sides along the central axial line are the corridors, bell and drum towers, Merits & Virtues Building, Haihui Building, Puzhao Building, Taixu Library, lecture rooms of Buddhist Academy and Buddhist Recuperation House, etc. To the south of the Heavenly King's Palace, there is a Free-aquatic-animal Pool, two Wanshou Pagodas, two pavilions and a lotus pond. And between the Free-aquatic-animal Pool and the lotus pond, there is a Seven-Buddha-Pagoda including the statues of Sakyamuni and Kasyapa. Wanshou Pagoda is eleven-storied typically in the style of South Asian Buddhist architecture.  

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Transportation:

As Nanputuo Temple neighbor Xiamen University, you can take No.1, No.15, No.21, No.45, No.841 and No.959 to get Xiada (Xiamen University) Stop and walk to Nanputuo Temple.