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Xuanguang Temple, Yuchi

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#2 of 17 in Historic Sites in Nantou
Learn about the Buddhist religion and enjoy the beauty of the architecture at Xuanguang Temple. Take a boat ride to cross the Sun Moon lake, followed by a short climb to reach the holy site. Go inside through the entrance, guarded by two golden lions, and see ancient relics belonging to the famous monk Hsuan Tsang. When you leave the temple from the back side, you’ll see a couple of paths that lead into the forest, where you can take a walk in the pristine nature. Take a moment to browse through the onsite gift shop, where you can find some distinctive souvenirs. Use our Nantou trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Xuanguang Temple and other attractions in Nantou.
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  • The temple is beautifully located and certainly offers a great view, if not everything is shrouded in the fog. Otherwise there is the possibility to find out about the monk Yuanzang and to look at his relic.
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  • A quiet jungle temple with relics of tang Xuanzong master's skull and the jewels of politicians at the time of relics is worth meditating nearby! Chinese culture contains a lot of Buddhist culture, and it is The Xuan Zang Master who oversees the most translations of Buddhist scriptures, and such real and real relics are enshrined in this Lingshan treasure land, but the People of China Lack of interest. It's nice to just enjoy the scenery of The Sun Moon Tan, but when you visit, you can visit the Gensan Memorial Hall of the Temple or take the time to quietly copy the "heart" to cheer on the translator Genyama Master. After copying the silence, take a break and go to the viewing room to believe that you'll be full of emotions!
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  • such a wonderful place ❤️ to visit once you're in Taiwan.. You'll love the view and enjoy the boat trip around the lake, and take a chance to claim some stairs to visit the temple.
  • An interesting place with a buddhism history. The good place for photo shotting withSun Moon lake nearby. There is a map which show the route of famous chinese monk who brought buddhism to China from India.
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