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Xichan Temple is accessible easily by public transportation since it is right in town. We visited off-peak and it is quite peaceful. No vendors hawking tourist trinkets, so it is a nice escape from the city. Temple grounds include several structures, a lake, and nice...More
The Temple itself is quite big. It is very interesting to see the traditional Chinese architecture in the foreground of high rise buildings in the city. There are several temples in the park. It’s worth a visit if you haven’t been to any Chinese temples....More
With a week long business trip to Fuzhou during the Tomb sweeping celebration I had a free day to myself so I decided to visit Xichang. Temple and the associated park. The architecture of the buildings was well worth the visit. Additionally, the park is...More
Although parts are very ancient, most of structures are relatively new...less than 25 years. Gardens and lakes are beautiful. Well worth climbing the stairs to the sixth level of the large temple and to walk arount the balconies on the 3rd and 5th floors. Views...More
We always visit this temple when we are in Fuzhou. I admit for my wife, her family and myself this temple is truely of different importance than for regular visitors.
But we can highly recommend the whole site to enjoy a couple of relaxing moments....More
Visited in the low season, when it was a little cold & rainy, and this place was empty. The emptiness contributed to its decor, however, and this became one of my favorite temple visits ever.
It was a pretty huge area - we could've spent...More
Xichan Temple is a key temple of China and one of the five major temples of Fuzhou. With a history of 1,130+ years, it is about 1.5km away from the downtown. The temple used to be where an immortal had spiritual cultivations in the 8th...More