Fufeng County is located in the Zhang River basin in east Baoji City. During the Western Han dynasty (206 BCE-9 CE), this area was the fiefdom of the official known as the You Fufeng, so the county was named after the title. Fufeng has a long history. Its bronze age Zhouyuan archaeological site is said to have been originally excavated during the Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 CE), as the site of the ancient capital of the Western Zhou dynasty (1046-771 BCE). At Fufeng, you will also find the Famen Temple and its precious ancient relics. Today, Famen Temple is a sacred Buddhist site of worldwide fame.
Famen Temple is located in Fufeng County, Baoji City. Originally constructed during the late Eastern Han dynasty, it was an imperial temple during the Tang dynasty (618-907) because it housed the holiest of Buddhist items, a finger bone of the Gautama Buddha (Sakyamuni), thereby becoming a holy place revered across the country. Today's Famen Temple comprises two parts: the cluster of old Tang-style architecture (the Famen temple complex and True Relic Pagoda) and the newly built cultural scenic area. The precious true relic of the finger bone of the Gautama Buddha is enshrined in the Namaste Dagoba on the east side of the cultural scenic area.