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Meizhou Island

No.1588 Meizhou Avenue, Xiuyu District, Putian 351200, China
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Visited Ma Zu Temple

Visited this island for Mazu Temple during peak period. Very packed with people during peak... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ToiletbowlJustin
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Singapore
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Part temple, part theme park.

This was supposed to be the highlight of our trip, but when we finally made it here, we were sad to... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
benjambment
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Denton, Texas
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No.1588 Meizhou Avenue, Xiuyu District, Putian 351200, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this island for Mazu Temple during peak period. Very packed with people during peak period. Must take care of personal belongings.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was supposed to be the highlight of our trip, but when we finally made it here, we were sad to see how much capitalism had crept into the area. I get it - tourism is where most of these folks get their money. Great,...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This island is very popular due to the Mazu Temple which is located on this island. Many people will come over here to pray especially during the Mazu festival. Beside the local Chinese, the Taiwanese will come here too by boat from Taiwan island and...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

A big monastery with a few beautiful sights. Very spiritual place. Restaurants owners a bit annoying, but that's OK. A MUST visit if in Putian!

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Went to the island for the celebration of the Goddess​ Matsu. It was rammed as it was also a public holiday. A massive amazing site. Fantastic temples and shrines. There's a lot steps and walking to cover the whole site. There are buses and electric...More

3  Thank Adrian K
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

It has been one of the most beautiful days I spent in Putian, China. I've been there with my girlfriend and her close relatives, and we spent there a full day among temples, caves, gardens and statues, all very well preserved. But also we relaxed...More

2  Thank Lorenzo S
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

If you're staying in Putian, this is definitely worth doing. If you don't speak Chinese, then do this with a translator or guide.

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Reviewed 20 March 2016

I love to understand (or at least try to) local culture and how humans deal with life and environment. This place reflects something different from common western eyes of the way of seeing things: the center of whole island is a temple to a female...More

3  Thank draghignazzo
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Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Mazu temple is one of the place you have to go when you're traveling in Fujian Putian. Mazu is a very important and historic figure in Putian's people's heart.

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Reviewed 3 March 2015

The Mazu Temple here is incredible. The people are very friendly and there are couple of nice beaches. Otherwise, there is very little on Meizhou. I absolutely recommend it for the temple, but that's it.

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Response from Adrian K | Reviewed this property |
its a day trip really. if you have time it might be nice to stay overnight
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