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Nanputuo Temple

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No.515 Siming South Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361005, China
+86 592 208 8554
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sometimes places are overrated o just saw it’s like any other place but worth if you love art. Wear comfy shoes

Thank Carolkayjoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My colleagues and I went to the Nan Putuo Temple last September after the conference we've attended. It was a very traditional temple. Aside from visiting the temple, we also followed the hiking trail that led to the botanical garden. Quite a nice hike. Great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is about 2 km walk from shopping street Zhongshan road. It is very crowded though, even on weekdays. you can climb up the mountain using the staircase for a better view and a photo spot.

Thank Dhanattha T
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The historic temple was built, rebuilt and expanded since the 7th c. Boasting a vast lily pond at the entrance, the temple itself consists of a sprawling compound of traditIonal Buddhist structures at the base of a mountain. Enjoy the fairly accessible pond and towers...More

Thank ThomasM2978
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Nanputuo Temple had a large crowd even on a weekday afternoon. The complex wasn’t anything unique other than the two pagodas surrounded by an artificial pond in its grounds. But if you choose to hike up the hill behind the main halls, you are rewarded...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 16 September 2018

If you have never heard of Xiamen, and most Americans apparently have not, do yourself a favor and make it part of your China trip. The city is remarkable, kind of a miss of Hawaii and Florida. Within the city, the Nanputuo Temple should not...More

Thank Jim_Abney
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

A temple with lots of visitors. Not very big and has a small hill at the back to climb. Vegetarian restaurant offers good food.

Thank Soo Ping C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've been to a lot of temples across all of Asia. This one might not literally be one of the best in terms of the temple itself, but this one lies in a great location with a lot more interesting features to explore within walking...More

Thank Andy1112013
Reviewed 21 July 2018

It is not a great temple that you must visit but if you have spare time, please go. I went there afternoon during summer, it was rather hot but there are shades around. Many local tourists there didn't see much foreign tourists. It looks like...More

Thank laylang
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This active temple was originally founded during the Tang Dynasty, but has been rebuilt quite a few times. The current structure dates to the 1980s after the previous temple’s was torn down during the Cultural Revolution. It was crowded when we went, having to dodge...More

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