Next to Xiamen University, considered one of the must-visit attractions of Xiamen, is the Nanputuo Temple – said to date back as far as Tang Dynasty (7th century).

 

Though I’ve seen my fair share of temples, this one’s quite nice and worth exploring. Yet, to me, the most interesting thing was watching the locals attend. Here are a few of my captures of the locals at the Nanputuo Temple:

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But I know you want to see the temple as well. So let’s take a look…

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At the temple complex is a very good vegetarian restaurant with some reasonably priced quality food.

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You can combine this with a tour of the Xiamen university campus and the nearby fort.



Tags: buddhism; local people; nanputuo; religion; temple; vegeterian food; worship; xiamen; xiamen university;


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could you feel any shakti? like in indian temples?

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OMG..!!!Fili !!I love your blog soo much=)
I read through your blog and You re a amazing blogger!!!
I am a girl born in Xiamen and grow up in HongKong,but currently studying in college in UK.
After reading your blog, i really appreciate what had you done these few years.
I love what you had written!Actually, i luv travelling and exploring others cultures like you do too.But more likely in European part=p
(coz i got the chance study in GB!)

Seriously ,luv your blog.You makes me a bit homesick,and thinkin abt my family madly!!!Plz keep going and exploring other places!=D
Cheers, lam x

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Great info on the temple!

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