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Dakaiyuan Temple
大开元寺

4.7/5
1,635 Reviews
Quanzhou Top 11 in Can't Miss Attractions
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Open Open from 6:00am-11:00am,3:00pm-6:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: No. 176 West Street, Licheng District, Quanzhou City
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Phone: 0595-22383285

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The crowds are constant, the favorite attractions here do not have to be booked, then the Buddhist temples do not charge tickets, feel particularly local Buddhist atmosphere, is called the Foguo Quanzhou, really worth our return.

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Dakaiyuan Temple is located on West Street, Licheng District, Quanzhou City. It has a history of more than 1,300 years. It is an important cultural relic of the southeast coast of China and one of the larger Buddhist temples in Fujian Province. The attractions of Dakaiyuan Temple along the central axis include Tianwang Hall, Baiting Pavilion, Baiting, Daxiong Treasure Hall, Sangpeng Historic Site, Ganlu Jietan, and Tibetan Classical Pavilion. In the Depository of Buddhist Texts are preserved historical relics from the Tang Dynasty to the Warlord Era. In addition, there are stone towers to the east and west and galleries to the east and west.
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