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Xichan Temple

Fengwei Village, Hongshan Town, Gulou District, Fuzhou 350002, China
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Beautiful Grounds

Although parts are very ancient, most of structures are relatively new...less than 25 years... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JoeLV
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Las Vegas, NV
Chinese architecture at its best

We always visit this temple when we are in Fuzhou. I admit for my wife, her family and myself this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Feliptio21
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Fengwei Village, Hongshan Town, Gulou District, Fuzhou 350002, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank JoeLV
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Hawkdai007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank benjambment
Reviewed 30 September 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

Thank Visit F
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Nice and quiet area in a hectic Chinese City. You can have a nice walk an enjoy the temples and the shadow on a warm day.

Thank Bert L
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great place to spend a day and learn something about Chinese history. There are plenty of English translated placards to help you understand what your looking at.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Like visiting a Buddhist theme park that has no rides. My friend who speaks fantastic Chinese asked a "Monk" about the smartphone he was using for a bit of fun, as we were leaving we came close to being run over by another of the...More

Thank Dazzahh
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Big park and temple to discover. Need to pay 20Yuan at entrance.Hv so many big temple you can freely go in. No restriction to take pictures. Have signage in English and you can read it throughout the journey. Nice and well maintain park. The architecture...More

Thank justfatehah
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A beautiful Buddhist Temple in Fuzhou, well worth the detour if you're in town. The pictures do it justice.

Thank ip202659
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