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Address: No.515 Siming South Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361005, China
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Phone Number: +86 592 208 8554
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Good architecture and exercise

Located just right next to Xiamen University, it is a favourite amongst locals and non-locals. Locals frequent the place to offer prayers and blessings and saw some older folks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Province of Cordoba, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

On a cloudy day the temple itself is a beacon of colour and life with ornate roofing and statues that give the place an amazing character. On a sunny day however the temple is truly transformed, and the views from the hilltop walks behind are a must! A hard but well worth it walk up the rocky steps behind the... More 

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Thank AutumnP98
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The grounds consist of a large temple and walking trails. The best part is the temple as there are a series of steps leading to the top where you can see part of the overview of the city.

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Thank Adrian L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Nanputo three times while I was on a recent trip. The first time was during a light rain, and my friend and I walked through the lower level areas, had a lovely look around, and visit to the gift shop. The second time was with guides from the university, who took us up the hill paths on both... More 

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1 Thank Daniel S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just right next to Xiamen University, it is a favourite amongst locals and non-locals. Locals frequent the place to offer prayers and blessings and saw some older folks even chanting mantras at some areas. Other than the main temple area, one can take a stroll as it offers a nice place to take in the view and it is... More 

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1 Thank phait_lee
Port Fairy, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit when we did- at around 3.00 p.m., the sun is not far from going down and the light is just right for taking wonderful photos. You can capture the spiritual atmosphere of the Nanputuo Temple then, and the crowds should have thinned too. Climb as far as you dare, at least to the rock face with the... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first stop from the Xiamen airport as we had our first vegetarian lunch of the trip. The place seems to be more crowded than I last remembered. The food was a but too oily for my taste. Font expect anything grand here. Took a short walk around the area but opted not to go up to the... More 

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1 Thank Jeff Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked this place, there are a lot of buildings, rock, temples and statues. In addition this place is in the middle of nature where you can breathe fresh air and enjoy a beautiful shade of the trees.

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Thank Ramon M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to visit and relax. Not many worshippers or visitors although it was on a Saturday 29th October. Many small stalls selling incense and joss-sticks at the left side as you enter the compound but before the temples. There are many shrines and temples up the hill slopes. The topmost temple building was under repairs.

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Thank MY T
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's absolutely a beautiful temple with so much traditions and history. You really need to enjoy it slowly and soak it all in. It's definitely a must visit place if you're in Xiamen. I had so much fun with the "wish castle." And if you're a vegetarian, you're in for some delicious food. I will be back soon!!

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Thank Jason W
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple complex is famous in China and it is really worthwhile a visit. Be prepared to climb stairs to visit the whole complex

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