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Jan 13, 2018
“Interesting but not unique”
Oct 27, 2017
“Sarira Stupa with Buddha Relic”
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Tayuan Temple, Taihuai Town, Wutai County 035515, China
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

It is easy to become jaded in this land of many temples. This one is just another templ only older than most. It is badly in need of repair in many areas. We saw some interesting religious rites and some chanting.

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed October 27, 2017

This Temple contains the Sarira Stupa (50m tall) with embedded Buddha Relic inside. There are prayer wheels surrounding the whole Stupa. During Emperor Wanli's reign, the stupa was hived off from the Xian Tong Temple to create a separate temple for his mother the Dowager...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2016

We spent a few hours here, the area is nice with temples and monks you really felt that you were in China

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Reviewed September 15, 2016

Just near the Tai Huai town. No need to take a bus. Walking will do.Enjoy the nice structure and the surrounding temple area. Do not need to buy a ticket to go it. Very quiet and nice

1  Thank clarencekoh
Reviewed September 1, 2016

This temple is the largest monasteries of Gelugpa sect in Wutaishan . The best period and date to visit this temple is during Autumn and the first and fifteen of the Chinese calendar, This white pagoda is built by one Indian Monk. On the way...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2016

Coming down from Pusading temple, we visited several more temples, one of which was Tayuan with the beautiful huge white dagoba which stands out in all the views of the area.

Thank Lee m
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Tayuan Temple is located near the southern gate of the temple complex in the village of Taihuai in the center of the UNESCO World Heritage site Wutai Shan. We came here as most of the tourists do as part of a guided tour with a...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2014

The three temples, Xiantong, Tayuan and the Pusading Monastery are all one behind each other. It is very easy to go from one to the next. Stunning buildings, very interesting viewing a working monastery and wonderful scenery

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