Fantian Temple

Fantian Temple

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Fantian Temple

Introduction: Introduction Fantian Monastery located below the main peak of the Wheels Mountain. It is o&sh..

Tickets:Fantian Temple Fee and Opening Hour:Ticket : free Opening Hour: 6:00 to 19:00

Travel Tips:Tips 1.the coldest month is January, the hottest month is seven. The rain season is May to J..

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Fantian Temple Introduction

Fantian Monastery located below the main peak of the Wheels Mountain. It is o­ne of the most ancient Buddhism Temples in Fujian, with the other famous temples in the seaboard of Fujian. And in Xiamen, the Fantian temple and Nanputuo temple are the most famous  Buddhism temple in south of Fujian.
Being of a subtropical monsoon climate with mild weather all year round. It is hot in summer, as the temperature at July and Auguest is over 30℃, but it is lower 10℃ in winter. The average temperature is 21℃. Spring and autumn is the best travel season.

Fantian Temple Features

It was initially build in 581 A.D of Sui Dynasty named "Xingjiao temple", later renamed "fatian (brahma) temple", but it was almost ruined in the Republic of China Period, in the latest years the grand fantian (brahma) monastery has been rebuilt.
 During the over o­ne thousand years of existence, this Temple has brought up many famous eminent monks. As an ancient temple of high repute it has never been abandoned although it was destroyed several times. Many followers of Buddhism both at home and abroad have donated money to this temple for its revamption. After several years of construction, the mountain gate, Hall of Charity and Piety (Gongde Tang), the Hall of Praying to Buddha (Nianfo Tang), the Durm Tower and the Pavilion of o­ne Thousand Buddha's (Qianfo Ge) have been recovered and the court of the Temple has largely regained the original appearance.
 The 4.68 meter high Tower of Brahman in the Temple built in the Song Dynasty is a rare material object for the study of ancient religions and the art of stone carving. It is a three-storied square-shaped solid tower made of stones. Zhu Xi's inscription was also carved o­n this tower of stone.

Fantian Temple Tickets

Fantian Temple Fee and Opening Hour:
Ticket : free
Opening Hour: 6:00 to 19:00

Fantian Temple Transporation

First , you take bus 79 to Tongan, and then go there by motorcycle.

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