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Buddha Culture of Nanshan

Nanshan is China's southern most mountains and is located 40 miles away from the city of Sanya. As years go by, Nanshan attracts more and more people from both home and abroad. Here people can enjoy the beaches as well as get a taste of Buddhist culture. The Nanshan (South Mountain) Temple ranks as one of the attractions in the Nanshan Culture Tourism Zone. Occupying an area of 400 mu (66 acres), it is the biggest Buddhist preaching site established since the founding of the People's Republic of China.  Three main Buddha images are enshrined here: the Sakyamuni, the Bhaisajyaguru (Chinese Yaoshiwang) and the Amitabha (Chinese Amituo).
There are many historic facts and legends that are associated with this mountain.
Guanyin Buddha, according to Buddhist scriptures, vowed twelve oaths to save all living beings and living at the South Sea. Master Jianzhen, a famous monk in the Tang Dynasty, tried to sail to Japan to spread Buddhism once landed in Hainan and set up a temple here to do missionary work. A Japanese traveling monk also landed at Nanshan and stayed here. Here's some guide information in your travel of Nanshan Temple : Address: 40km away from Sanya City, Hainan Province. Contact number: 0086-898-88837888   Admission Fee: CNY150   Opening Hours: 08:00 -18:00

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