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Dakaiyuan Temple
Quanzhou Top 11 in Can't Miss Attractions

1,523 Reviews
Liked by 5
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
Phone: 0595-22383285

What people are saying:

The best thing of this temple is its location. It's in the center of the city and also there are very good other locations to visit in just few minutes walk. The temple is very beautiful and ancient. I really liked this place.

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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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