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Xichan Temple

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Peaceful Oasis in Town

Xichan Temple is accessible easily by public transportation since it is right in town. We visited... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Interesting visit

The Temple itself is quite big. It is very interesting to see the traditional Chinese architecture... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Fengwei Village, Hongshan Town, Gulou District, Fuzhou 350002, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Xichan Temple is accessible easily by public transportation since it is right in town. We visited off-peak and it is quite peaceful. No vendors hawking tourist trinkets, so it is a nice escape from the city. Temple grounds include several structures, a lake, and nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeff2016
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

The Temple itself is quite big. It is very interesting to see the traditional Chinese architecture in the foreground of high rise buildings in the city. There are several temples in the park. It’s worth a visit if you haven’t been to any Chinese temples....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Capriquarii
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Enjoy the serenity in the temple surrounded by lychee trees all over the entire area. One of a must see site whenever in Fuzhou. Entrance fee is RMB20 per person.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank doublewongs
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Lovely, peaceful venue for personal meditation or worship. The Temple is like a work of art and reflects peace and harmony.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

With a week long business trip to Fuzhou during the Tomb sweeping celebration I had a free day to myself so I decided to visit Xichang. Temple and the associated park. The architecture of the buildings was well worth the visit. Additionally, the park is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chris K
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Although parts are very ancient, most of structures are relatively new...less than 25 years. Gardens and lakes are beautiful. Well worth climbing the stairs to the sixth level of the large temple and to walk arount the balconies on the 3rd and 5th floors. Views...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank JoeLV
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We always visit this temple when we are in Fuzhou. I admit for my wife, her family and myself this temple is truely of different importance than for regular visitors. But we can highly recommend the whole site to enjoy a couple of relaxing moments....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Came here with my wife and son. All of of us were thoroughly enjoying the visit. Very peaceful which made you very relaxed.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Visited in the low season, when it was a little cold & rainy, and this place was empty. The emptiness contributed to its decor, however, and this became one of my favorite temple visits ever. It was a pretty huge area - we could've spent...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank benjambment
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Xichan Temple is a key temple of China and one of the five major temples of Fuzhou. With a history of 1,130+ years, it is about 1.5km away from the downtown. The temple used to be where an immortal had spiritual cultivations in the 8th...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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