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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

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The Buddha Museum (formerly Buddha Memorial Center) was constructed with the intention of the construction commenced in 2001 enshrining the Buddha's relic and lasted for ten years. It was officially opened on the 25th December 2011.
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No.1 Tongling Road, Tongling Li, Dashu District, Kaohsiung 84049, Taiwan
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We headed to the outskirts of town to check out Taiwan’s largest Buddhist complex Fo Guang Shan Monastery and Buddha Museum. Getting there was easy enough with a direct bus from Zuoying Station. The complex is divided into the monastery part and the museum part...More

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Nomad806512, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I've never been to a Buddhist Monestary but this place sure gives off a very calm and meditative atmosphere. It's a recently built place and the architectural displays of the lay out of this museum is spectacular. Having a monk as a tour guide gives...More

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Nomad806512, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed October 1, 2018

although the temple proper is separate, as is the library. But still, for me the spiritual functions and rooms are what makes this place, and it is very well done indeed as one of the four centers of "Humanistic Buddhism". I had an excellent, individually...More

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Nomad806512, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed September 29, 2018

We enjoyed this attraction so much, spent probably 3 hours going through it. As you pass into the first entry way you will find souvenir shops, eating establishments, and restrooms. After you enter the yard you will find 8 pagodas 4 on each side, you...More

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Nomad806512, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Quite surprised to find a Buddist temple like this in New Zealand, almost thought I was in Asia. Amazing architecture, restaurant on site, has place to pray with incenses.

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Nomad806512, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This was a beautiful place to stroll around and slow down the frantic pace of life. The open space and welcoming people made the visit very enjoyable. One of the highlights of my visit to Taiwan so far.

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Nomad806512, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

There is a lot to see and do here. All of the temples were very beautiful and many places to relax. To see it all will take more than a day . And cost was free

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Nomad806512, 業者 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a really impressive huge Buddhist tourist attractive centre. There are mindful of Buddhism history and knowledges to learned and treasures. Sitting by the side of one of the river front, it's feel relax and peaceful just by slow walk and resting anywhere here....More

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BMC 佛, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We took the bus here from town. The fair was very cheap compared to the tourist buses. There were a few stops along the way but the bus was air conditioned so no problem. The Buddha museum and buildings were very beautiful. It is a...More

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BMC 佛, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

Reviewed August 18, 2018

We caught the bus as advertised by the Fo Guang Shan website - it was really easy and our MRT cards worked on the bus. Others I know have taken a taxi which costs a huge amount, the bus is easy and cheap so I...More

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BMC 佛, 經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, and welcome you to visit the Buddha Museum frequently! Hope you have the wonderful memory of your time here!

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Angeline G
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Anilak111 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed on Tuesdays
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旋 心
March 5, 2018|
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Response from cai84_2017 |
i think it is the exhibitions
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Response from Nomad806512 | Property representative |
Hi, the Buddha Museum closed on Tuesday, because many museums and playgrounds in Taiwan are closed on Mondays. Therefore, we decided to close on Tuesday so that there are more places to visit in Taiwan. Buddha Museum is a... More
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