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Address: No.140 Jianxing Road, North District, Taichung, Taiwan
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+886 4 2233 5179

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Good Temple...Big Buddha

Temple is Very Good.The View of Temple Very good.Also Good for Taking Photos. Over All Good Place. This Place Also Have Small Fish Pond so enjoyable for Kids and Family.

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Taichung, Taiwan

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

It is a pretty big Buddha. We took a quick look around the temple area but after a while they all start to look the same unfortunately. Worth a glance if your passing through.

Thank PumpActionPineapple
Taichung, Taiwan
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Temple is Very Good.The View of Temple Very good.Also Good for Taking Photos. Over All Good Place. This Place Also Have Small Fish Pond so enjoyable for Kids and Family.

Thank manishpanchal2
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

I was determined to see the big, golden Buddha. Definitely worth seeing, and worth a walk around the temple grounds. The temple itself is not much of an attraction, if you're looking for that Lukang is the place to go.

Thank Samantha V
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The View of the temple is very good.many people come to take a picture,in here if you not going to pray and just want to take a picture. its just take a few minutes because the place not very large.

Thank Vebry S
Helena, Montana
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Sorry, the big guy is worth the visit though. The teens had become weary of shrines, temples and the like but took the earbuds out for this one.

1 Thank Ed T
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2016

It's quite big, but not much to see inside the temple. However, we had a best cold noodle just crossing the street. Our driver/guide, James, recommended this small restaurant to us. One of the best food we had in Taichung.

Thank Lynn C
Chico, CA
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Our family has been in Taichung for 7 months and has only seen the Laughing Buddha as we passed by in a vehicle. It's been on our list of places to visit for a long time and we finally went yesterday. We are so glad we made the bus journey all the way across town from where we live. Other... More 

1 Thank TuxedoChico
Chico, California
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42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Taiwan is full of temples and there are many excellent sites, but a 27m gold Maitreya Buddha is definitely unique! The smaller Japanese temple dates to 1928 & honors Shakyamuni Buddha. Worth a quick visit.

Thank Rob D
Xiamen, China
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70 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

For a temple that's free to enter and has a huge Buddha, I can't really complain. And the area is fairly quiet, too, with a tiny, well kept garden. Still, it's a very small temple and not much else to see, except the bizarre, gigantic concrete building housing some tiny shrine (?). The Buddha itself is sort of impressive, but... More 

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Orange, Connecticut
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The size of this Buddha is so impressive. If your trip to Taichung allows, it you must make this a destination.

Thank Louise W

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