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Address: Famen Zhen, Fufeng County 722200, China
Phone Number: 0917-5254002
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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I only visited this place as part of a tour to QianLing and I'm not religious but I found this place amazing. There's two areas a) the traditional temples and gardens where the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I only visited this place as part of a tour to QianLing and I'm not religious but I found this place amazing. There's two areas a) the traditional temples and gardens where the the first temple was as well as the pagoda b) the new, modern, breathtaking temple which features in most pictures. I think you need at about 4... More 

1 Thank EverythingBurns
Perth, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Completely commercially run. Force you to visit all those recently built so called palaces. Won't allow you to pay the temple fare at all. You have to buy the bundle tickets. Absolutely disgusting.

Thank z1dad
Singapore, Singapore
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76 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Famen temple is all about Buddhism. This is a great place for every Buddhist visiting China and for any foreign visitors to China keen on knowing its history and culture in China two thousand years ago. The ancient Famen temple is very impressive after restoration work. The discovered underground palace, the octagon pagoda as well as those treasures recovered from... More 

Xi'an, China
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

take #2 bus around train station, 2 hours bus ride. 90rmb tickets, 3 hours are enough for you to take a look. Its really holy, you can buy some incentives, the deeper you go, the cheaper it will be. Dont believe the tourist who said 3.5 hours are not enough. If you take tour bus, 1.5 hour will be enough.... More 

Thank Cynthia W
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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102 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

If you are a Buddhist or are very curious to know about Buddhism, do come here. This temple will let you find out more. Prepare to walk or take a ride by paying RMB 30 (return) just from the main gate to the place you start your explore journey . The entrance fee for this temple is RMB 120. Portraits... More 

Thank sy3717
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Having lived in India for 25 years, I wanted to travel to China one day since it’s a country where people also believe in Buddhism. I searched some Buddhist temples on the Internet and found an historic site called Far Men Si in Xi’an. According to the material, it’s renowned for storing the veritable Finger Bone of the Sakyamuni Buddha,... More 

5 Thank Aaron Y
Long Beach, California
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338 reviews
223 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I think building this complex was unnecessary. The real significance of this area is the old complex but access is only thru the high priced new complex. In the old couplex is where you will see the boxes that held budha's finger bones and many ancient relics.

3 Thank Hoben01
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

For a tourist, who does not come to worship, I think this place is not worth visiting. It's an enormous modern complex, gaudy and over-the-top, main temple looks almost like a spaceship --it's not historic at all, and although some of the grounds can be pretty, overall it feels very much like visiting Disney world. There is even a "train"... More 

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Chicago, IL
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168 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Get ready to be astonished at the over-sized pink lotus blossoms spouting hot steam, "antique-look" trains, giant gilded statues, fake rock speakers, line the way to the new temple where Buddha's finger bone is enshrined. The new temple, as opposed to the old one, is open on the first and 15th of the lunar calendar. It is approached by walking... More 

2 Thank Travelingmaven
Baoji, China
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Tranquility, Temple, garden, Pavement, Buddhist university and the Music. This place is little away from both Xian & Baoji, yet a great place to see for all (foreigners & Chinese). Temple is massive which takes the shape of folded hands (usually done by we Hindus in India during our prayer). The world university for Budhism is located with the complex,... More 

1 Thank Tapan B

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