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Chung Tai Chan Monastery

No. 2 Jhongtai Road | Puli, Nantou County 54544, Taiwan
+886 4 9293 0215
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No. 2 Jhongtai Road | Puli, Nantou County 54544, Taiwan
+886 4 9293 0215
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

The monastery is new so it is very modern inside, it's more impressive from the outside. The place is crowded with tourists, with a few large statues and bland decor it won't really give you a wow factor. Visit the gift shop on your way...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this Buddhist monastery and this was due in no small part to the nun who accompanied us and who provided such an interesting and informative commentary. Her English was excellent and she explained Buddhism and the history of the...More

1  Thank Qwerty2468
Reviewed 31 October 2013

It's a very good idea to make the effort to download the form from their website for the guided tour. And then fill it out and fax it off. You get to see twice as much of the building and learn more about Buddhism. My...More

1  Thank wre3
Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

It's enormously bigger than the usual temple we see. It's a futuristic building n has 4 big statutes covering its pillars, not just beautify the hall, they present the fine art of craftsmanship. Despite having non-ending flows of tourist groups, the temple still have many...More

2  Thank XiaoShu
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Get a guide and enjoy the sheer size, beauty and serenity of the monastery. It will mkke you think and reflect. Impressive

1  Thank design_and_comfort
Reviewed 17 May 2013

The temple and related complex reportedly cost more than US $600 million to build and is very beautiful and impressive. If you wish to also see the pagoda and other higher floors, you must now visit the website at least 3 days in advance and...More

2  Thank SudokuTraveller
Reviewed 26 April 2013

This monastery is absolutely huge and very modern. You are able to organise a guide from the monastery to share information with you. They have an english speaking guide also who was available when we arrived. It was very interesting to understand the different parts...More

1  Thank Kirsty76Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2013 via mobile

A pity though I did not have the time to view the musuem but the energy there is positive with a soul cleansing feel.

Thank Excellent_Skies
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Very grand and majestic monastery. A lot of statues to look at and read about. Nice to spend some time in it. We had fun taking pictures of kids with the statues.

1  Thank cliffapple
Reviewed 2 December 2012

You don't need to be a Buddhist to appreciate the splendor of this temple. If you happen to be a Buddhist then you MUST check it out. To get the full tour Fax ahead and arrange a tour with the lovely English speaking staff. It...More

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