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Fuxi Temple

No.110 Fuxi Road, Qinzhou District, Tianshui 741000, China
+86 938 823 0242
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4 traditional music bands and the temple - Wow

I am born lucky I reckon. I had a couple of hours to myself on a tour where we were using Tianshui... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Sydney, Australia
Nothing extraordinary, but very pleasant to see

Tianshui town has a pedestrian area pretty large, with a nice and pretty quiet commercial area... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Paolo P
Florence, Italy
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No.110 Fuxi Road, Qinzhou District, Tianshui 741000, China
+86 938 823 0242
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

I am born lucky I reckon. I had a couple of hours to myself on a tour where we were using Tianshui as a means to get to Maiji Shan and not much else. The town certainly did not look prepossessing outside. But I had...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Tianshui town has a pedestrian area pretty large, with a nice and pretty quiet commercial area (restaurants, shops...). At one side of that area, there is Fuxi Temple, staying in front of a big flat square. The temple is pretty old, with interesting carved wooden...More

Thank Paolo P
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We were lucky enough to have a tour of the Fuxi temple without any other people present, this meant we were really able to understand and feel the peace and tranquility that comes with such a place of ancient history and prominence. A must see...More

Thank BenChar_Wilson
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This place has quite an important significance for a lot of people in China, its one of the oldest and the very first temple to Fuxi. We were lucky enough to have gotten here on a Sunday morning just after 8 am when there were...More

Thank JosePablin
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I am not a believer of Taoism but this temple was a highlight in my Silk Road trip! Our tour guide is a well-read girl and she explained the basic stuff about Yin and Yang. The signs of Bagua (八卦,Eight Diagrams) are actually good advice...More

1  Thank peggielv
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Fu Xi Temple is a must if you are visiting Tianshui. Fu Xi was one of the three emperors in ancient China and the ancestor of the Chinese. according to legend, he married his sister Nuwa after a major flood to save mankind! It would...More

Thank Kathleenlim
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Another temple,yawn.. There was also a museum with the usual old vases etc. What made the visit worthwhile was seeing the local population interacting with each other outside the temple grounds. Men and women were playing games and gambling, while others gathered to play music...More

1  Thank Reece V
Reviewed 20 October 2012

I was not aware of this important site, until my latest trip to China. Fuxi is supposed to the father of the Chinese people, and it is from him, the Chinese people are descended. The Chinese version of the story is, after the great flood,...More

3  Thank soon10
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Fuxi (Foo She) is a central character in Chinese cultural history. He is said to have invented writing, the catching of fish by nets, the trapping of animals, and the Ba Gua, the eight fundamental principles of reality. He comes from Tianshui, so this is...More

2  Thank steveguidry
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