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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

No.1 Tongling Road, Tongling Li, Dashu District, Kaohsiung 84049, Taiwan
+886 7 656 3033
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Another Buddhist Temple…But Actually Much More

Hmm… more Buddhist temples. I wasn’t sure why I’d signed us up for this tour after seeing enough of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ekimbry
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Aurora
A great place to walk around.

The buildings and Budha are really amazing. It's a great place to take a walk and also a friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tall_Alice
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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The Buddha Museum (formerly Buddha Memorial Center) was constructed with the intention of the construction commenced in 2001 enshrining the Buddha's relic and lasted for ten years. It was officially opened on the 25th December 2011.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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No.1 Tongling Road, Tongling Li, Dashu District, Kaohsiung 84049, Taiwan
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+886 7 656 3033

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hmm… more Buddhist temples. I wasn’t sure why I’d signed us up for this tour after seeing enough of them on other tours. Let me add quickly, though, I’m really glad I did. Our tour bus made its way through Kaohsiung with very little traffic...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The buildings and Budha are really amazing. It's a great place to take a walk and also a friendly place to the families with kids. The nursery room is quite big, clean and comfortable. The only one little disadvantage is that there are too many...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip to this temple passes through nice fruit growing farm areas. Nice views of surrounding area after climbing up the pagoda area. Worth the trip from city!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

佛光山佛陀紀念館 is a nice place to go with friends from other countries and show them the culture of Taiwan, especially in高雄. The building and scene of 佛光山佛陀紀念館 is amazing and impress all people visit 佛光山佛陀紀念館. The history and the culture of 佛光山佛陀紀念館 give us a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were undecided as to whether to visit this sight but as it is No.1 in Kaohsiung, we felt we had to go and I totally agree that it is the best museum I have visited of the life of Buddha. There is much to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is famous place of Kaohsiung . i met korean family when i took the bus from the MRT of Kaohsiung 's bus station which they tried to reach there too .it's not far but when you reach there ,there are long way to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read in the reviews that some feel it is "too touristy", but I think it's great how much thought went into this. If you can marvel at the magnificence of Chapels or Cathedrals in Europe, you can marvel at this place which aggregates a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its exciting place to come here, but make sure to be ready to walk quite far to the top. If you bring together old people with you, you can buy cart ticket and the driver (from main information counter) can take you there. This place...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is huge, there is no question about that. Expect to spend about a couple of hours just to walk around the sprawling landscape. I feel this place was very touristy and too commercialized to be a decent holy shrine of worship. Looks good...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my partner to visit the 'Triple Gem Mountain": Fo Guang Shan, Buddha Memorial Centre & the Sutra Repository Centre in one day. Was blown away how magnificent the place was. It was a quick trip and there was a lot to see....More

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swee lai a
14 June 2017|
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Response from Kevin N | Reviewed this property |
Taxi is easy to find. It's only that some of the buildings are on the hill and it might be difficult for your husband. But the museum is wheelchair friendly.
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Sula27
1 April 2017|
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Response from BMC 佛 | Property representative |
Dear Sula & Blair, Thank you for your interest in the Buddha Museum. Could you please tell us which cruise you will take? Generally we will have guides at different spots at the Buddha Museum for visitors from a cruise.
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agjalbuena
10 March 2017|
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Response from 旋 心 | Property representative |
Hi, you can take the subway to Zuoying High Speed Rail station, then take either the Harvard express or the purple Edabus to the Museum. The trip takes about 40 minutes. You can find the timings on our official website. May... More
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