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Nanputuo Temple

Address: No.515 Siming South Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361005, China
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Ranked #6 of 195 Attractions in Xiamen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Shenzhen, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Temples start to blend when you've been traveling China for a while, but this is a nice one. The climb in back is great bc it gives you good views of the city. It is overrun by tourists, so try and come at off-peak times.

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Sydney, Aust
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a lovely Buddhist temple and we happened to be here when there was a large service taking place. So wonderful to be in the presence of chanting monks. There is an English speaking tourist "shed" near the turtle lake in front of the entrance to the temple (as opposed to the road entrance) if you need help, otherwise,... More 

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San Francisco, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great venue to visit especially if you are of the buddhist persuasion, make offerings, pray for your good and generous intentions! If you lack time, combine a visit here with the University of Xiamen which is nearby!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you are on a tour of Xiamen, you need to include this temple onto your itinary. The place is full of tourists as well as people who have come to pray. The temple is an extraordinary feature, its like several temples dedicated to different gods and godesses and the monks. Some people think its rude of you to take... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

worth visit but partial on the temple under renovation. a good hiking up with a spectacular view of another part of xiamen city from the mountain behind the temple.

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General Trias, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My cousin took us here on our weekend here at Xiamen. It was a nice place filled with visitors and pilgrims who wish to pray and also to see the beauty of nature and the temples. Can be crowded on Sundays but it was worth the crowd.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

it is one of the most famous temple in the area, you can have the veg. food inside the temple, it is quite nice n if you have time, do have a quick hike on the trail behind the temple. You can have a wonderful view of xiamen university n gulang island

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We thought we would just stop by the temple and check it out. After about 3 hours, we finally left. The temple has some great places to take pictures and some beautiful relics. The best is the hike to the top of the mountain. Its a real hike, but the beautiful view of the city from the top is amazing!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very nice place but overcrowded !!! The temple is in a very nice location and if you go up on the hill the view is beautiful. Nice view of the University which is quite close. Anice place to spend some hours around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Wow, what a great hike through the temple and up a hill giving stunning views of the city of Xiamen. Well worth a visit...

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