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Cao'an Manichean Temple

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One of a Kind Attraction... for the Cultural Traveler

This is the world's only remaining intact Manichaean temple. This survived the demise of the... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2016
Matt M
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DFW, United States
The only surviving Manichean Temple

This temple is outside of Quanzhou but worth a visit. There are a great deal of different sorts of... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2013
ErichaL
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Shanghai, China
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Mar 4, 2016
“One of a Kind Attraction... for the Cultural Traveler”
May 23, 2013
“The only surviving Manichean Temple”
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Su'nei Village, Luoshan Country, Jinjiang 362200, China
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

This is the world's only remaining intact Manichaean temple. This survived the demise of the religion by being absorbed into the Buddhist tradition. Today it's a Buddhist-Manichaean hybrid but architecturally quite different from 'just another Chinese Buddhist temple' (which is possible to become cloying to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

This temple is outside of Quanzhou but worth a visit. There are a great deal of different sorts of temples around the area due to the sailors who would dock here over the years. My husband and I took a bus which dropped us off...More

Date of experience: June 2012
5  Thank ErichaL
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