Fo Guang Shan, Dashu District

4.5
Religious Site · Landmark
Learn about Buddhism and enjoy the spectacular countryside views at Fo Guang Shan, a 100 hectare (247 acre) complex. The hilltop monastery houses around 1,000 monks and preserves a tooth relic of Buddha. Walk around the tranquil garden and visit all of the eight pagodas, as well as an enormous Buddha statue. While enjoying the peaceful surroundings, you can pray, meditate, or have a vegetarian meal in one of the onsite restaurants. The monks are happy to share their knowledge with visitors. PutFo Guang Shan into our Kaohsiung visit planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We took a bus to Fo Guang Shan from Zuoying HSR Station and the journey was less than an hour. Fare was reasonable and journey was comfortable. Fo Guang Shan is a big area to walk with many...  more »
  • This temple is really stunning! It was super impressive i can’t really describe this temple well. But it’s must-visit place!  more »
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