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Address: Su'nei Village, Luoshan Country, Jinjiang 362200, China
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One of a Kind Attraction... for the Cultural Traveler

This is the world's only remaining intact Manichaean temple. This survived the demise of the religion by being absorbed into the Buddhist tradition. Today it's a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 March 2016
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DFW, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

This is the world's only remaining intact Manichaean temple. This survived the demise of the religion by being absorbed into the Buddhist tradition. Today it's a Buddhist-Manichaean hybrid but architecturally quite different from 'just another Chinese Buddhist temple' (which is possible to become cloying to travelers visiting one after another for many days). The easiest way to get here (and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

This temple is outside of Quanzhou but worth a visit. There are a great deal of different sorts of temples around the area due to the sailors who would dock here over the years. My husband and I took a bus which dropped us off on the side of the highway. The road to the temple is about 2km long.... More 

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