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Nanshan Temple, Sanya

#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Sanya
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Explore Nanshan Temple, a Buddhist temple known for its gargantuan Guan Jin statue and the cultural park that surrounds it. The spacious temple area was constructed in 1988, in celebration of the bi-millennial anniversary of Buddhism. Enjoy the lively, but spiritual atmosphere of the Buddhism park, nestled between the verdant foothills of Nanshan mountain and the azure ocean waters. Admire the massive, 108 m (354 ft) tall statue of the Guan Jin Buddha, dominating the park from a small, man-made island just off the coastline. Before you head to Sanya, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sanya trip planner, to make sure you see all that Sanya has to offer, including Nanshan Temple.
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  • I really liked to see this place, not for religion reasons but because it looks incredible. A lot of people there, but that’s normal everywhere in China. It’s nice to walk all the way from the...  more »
  • This is one epic temple! Complete with a LCD screen ceiling above the Buddha. I’ve never seen such a place before. Then there are like endless amounts of other temples to see. I was so tired of...  more »

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