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Address: No.153, Xingtian Rd.,Dashu Dist., Kaohsiung 84010, Taiwan
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Phone Number: +886 7 6561 9218
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A great place to go at Kaohsiung

A good place to see and you can get lots of informations about Buddhism . Also a good place for vegi meal .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2015

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

A good place to see and you can get lots of informations about Buddhism . Also a good place for vegi meal .

1 Thank PhilipandWinky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

We went to Fo Guang Shan in November 2015. The statue of Buddha is great. The Buddhism Museum displaying lot of Tang dynasty and older historical relic.

1 Thank Wing242
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

we spent 2 hours in this museum to view their excellent Budha relic museum and 7 pagodas and monastery

1 Thank Kathy583
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is the largest Buddhist monastery in Taiwan, with nice scenery for taking photos. Not all sections were open to the public.

1 Thank Soon1971
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

This place is very beautiful, and full of vibration and bliss. It is serenely clam & quiet. The staff is very friendly and warm. There are several vegetarian restaurants and the food is very pleasantly delightful. I can be a vegetarian any time if that's what I eat everyday. It's one of the best spiritual places in Taiwan while still... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

This a the second time I stayed overnight at the Fo Guang Shan Monastery. It's a place where I can actually find peace. It just feels great to be able to actually give my mind a break. There's a lot to do and see there. I do recommend everyone to spend a night there so you can participate at the... More 

1 Thank Connie L
Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

A very nice place to visit. The view, the statues, we pray and took lots of photograph there. Ample of parking space. Need some walking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

This is a place whereby I'll visit every time I step my foot onto Taiwan. It's a very serene place to just have a walk around. Do your prayer. Copy some scripts... Or eat their vegetarian lunch. It might be a little too capitalist in recent years but I still find it a nice place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Transportation: ZuoYing THSR/ MRT station bus stop. Take HaFo Kuai Xian Express (哈佛快綫) or Express bus no. 8501. Time varies by season. Please check timetable at the bus stop or ask the bus operator personnel at the bus stop. The journey takes about 30 minutes to 45 minutes. It will stop at the foothill of Fo Guang Shan Monastery first... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

If you come in Kaohsiung for few days you need to visit it. Its just amazing, calm and peaceful. Ok for kids or couple who want to,spend some time together visiting. I ll recommand it.

Thank Pierre K

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