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Nanshan Temple
南山寺

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Open in 30 mins Open from 1/1-12/31,8:30am-5:00pm
Recommended sightseeing time: 1-2 hours
Address: Xiangcheng, Zhangzhou, China, 363000
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Phone: 0596-2023939

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Nanshan Ji Temple is located in the nanji of Jiulongjiang, Jingzhou City, Fujian Province, the south side of Jiulongjiang, the back of tanxia mountain, the north facing Jiulongjiang, an area of 4 million square meters. According to the records of Longxi County, it was originally called "Reporting to the Chongfu Temple of the Yong Dynasty", built by Prince Taifu Chen Xi during the Kaiyuan era of Tang (AD 713 ~741). Nanshan Temple, one of the eight famous scenic spots in Luzhou, is a famous Buddhist temple with more than 1,200 years of history at home and abroad. The State Council listed Nanshan Temple as one of the 142 important temples of Chinese Buddhism on April 9, 1983. 🌟 Highlight Features: The Sanmen Temple is the three characters of Nanshan Temple, written by the Xiangxian, the scholar and the Zhousuo of the Zhoudao, which is an important cultural relic of Nanshan Temple. The Temple is written by the calligrapher Yu Yu. 👍The most recommended: Entering the temple, passing through the Temple of Heavenly King is the Grand Palace, offering the "Sanbao Buddha" in the middle, all remodeled in the Song Dynasty. (Figure 2) 👍The most recommended: A 1,300-jin heavy bronze bell is hung in the left corner of the Grand Palace. It was originally cast in the Tang Dynasty, recast in the Yuan Dynasty when the temple was expanded, the bells were loud and could be heard a few miles away. (Figure 3) 👍 Recommended: The left side of the Grand Palace is the Shifo Pavilion, which is said to be "First there is a Buddha, then there is a temple." In the pavilion, a 6-meter-high stone Buddha carved from natural stone benches was a treasure of Tang art. (Only take pictures outside Figure 4) 🚉 Traffic Raiders: Take No. 3 and No. 12 buses to Nanshan Temple Station in the city 🕙 Business Time: 8:30—17:00📍 Detailed Address: Address: Danxia Mountain Crane, Suburb of Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province 💰 Average Consumption: Tickets 10 yuan, Xiang 5 yuan.

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Nanshan Temple is bordered by Danxia Mountain at its back and faces the Jiulong River to the north. Originally called the “Baoqu Chongfu Temple”, it was built during the Kaiyuan period of the Tang Dynasty (AD 713-741) by crown prince Chenyong. It didn't change to its current name of Nanshan Temple until the Ming Dynasty. The current existing buildings of Nanshan Temple were renovated in the late Qing Dynasty but still show the style of the Tang Dynasty. The historical "Five Treasures of Nanshan Temple" within the temple are very famous. These treasures are: the big bronze bell, the Buddha statue carved out of natural stalagmites, the Huayuan scripture written with blood for ink, the Guangxu Emperor's Tibetan scriptures and the Burmese jade Buddha.
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