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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

No.1 Tongling Road, Tongling Li, Dashu District, Kaohsiung 84049, Taiwan
+886 7 656 3033
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Huge complex of temples

Very huge new complex of temples built through public donations. It has free entry but still seems... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
EllieandSherlock
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Terrigal, Australia
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Need a whole day there to explore

It may look like a small enclosure tourist attraction but the place inside is huge!!!!! Get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rckong
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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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  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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No.1 Tongling Road, Tongling Li, Dashu District, Kaohsiung 84049, Taiwan
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+886 7 656 3033

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very huge new complex of temples built through public donations. It has free entry but still seems like a tourist trap as you need to walk through souvenir shops to get anywhere! It is however, a beautiful temple with lots of displays to look at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may look like a small enclosure tourist attraction but the place inside is huge!!!!! Get prepared to spend a day for photo taking and for the Buddhist you will need more time for praying as well. Definitely worth a trip there :) For more...More

Thank rckong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there in a group of total 10 adults on May 2017. The Fo Guang Shan covers a huge area with an endless members of amazing structures and buildings. Mixture of religion,culture,education and vegetarianism. Suitable for all ages and it's barrier-free! There is a vegetarian...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is indeed a very scenic and holy place to be at. The whole Buddha Memorial Museum is so huge that it is pretty much impossible to cover all the pagodas and the main museum in a day. We skipped some of the pagodas and...More

Thank Lihui S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was told by the cab driver who I hired for a one day tour that I should go to Fo Guan Shan, I was somewhat skeptical. As the monastery is only a few years old, I have never heard about it from friends...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The enormous and towering Buddha statue is the centerpiece of the museum but there is much more to enjoy. A little mall and buffet at the entrance gate is very tourist friendly. Most of the staff can speak some English or at least understand enough...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In total there are three sites of the monastry. We visited the old site with the main hall called with Daxiong Baodian (The new site was closed on Tuesday). We spent three hours there and had lunch in one of the restaurants (Dishuifang). It was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You don't need to be a Buddhist to enjoy a Buddhist museum, and this one is very well organized and built. It's also conveniently tucked away in Fo Guang Shan, away from the hustle and bustle of Kaohsiung city. Extremely zen place, albeit a little...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have travelled around the world visiting temples and monasteries and without a doubt, this one is a gem. Not only is this temple in an increidible country, but the temple itself is of extreme beauty, incredible importance because of what it holds inside and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hmm… more Buddhist temples. I wasn’t sure why I’d signed us up for this tour after seeing enough of them on other tours. Let me add quickly, though, I’m really glad I did. Our tour bus made its way through Kaohsiung with very little traffic...More

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BMC 佛, 公關經理 at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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swee lai a
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Kevin N | Reviewed this property |
Taxi is easy to find. It's only that some of the buildings are on the hill and it might be difficult for your husband. But the museum is wheelchair friendly.
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Sula27
April 1, 2017|
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Response from BMC 佛 | Property representative |
Dear Sula & Blair, Thank you for your interest in the Buddha Museum. Could you please tell us which cruise you will take? Generally we will have guides at different spots at the Buddha Museum for visitors from a cruise.
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agjalbuena
March 10, 2017|
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Response from 旋 心 | Property representative |
Hi, you can take the subway to Zuoying High Speed Rail station, then take either the Harvard express or the purple Edabus to the Museum. The trip takes about 40 minutes. You can find the timings on our official website. May... More
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