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Nanshan is China's southern most mountains and is located 40 miles away from the city of Sanya. There are many historic facts and legends that are associated with this mountain. Guanyin Buddha, according to Buddhist scriptures, vowed twelve oaths to save all living beings and living at the South Sea was his second oath. Master Jianzhen, a monk in the Tang Dynasty, tried to sail to Japan to spread Buddhism and on his fifth try, he landed in Hainan and set up a temple here to do missionary work. A Japanese traveling monk also landed at Nanshan and stayed here. The developing principle

of the Nanshan Cultural Toursim Zone is "Macro Ecololgy, Macro Culture, Macro Education, Macro Tourism" and strives to provide this for all of its residents and guests. As years go by, Nanshan attracts more and more people from both home and abroad. Nanshan Temple is the most attractive travel site there. Here are enshrined the three main Buddha images: the Sakyamuni, the Bhaisajyaguru (Chinese Yaoshiwang) and the Amitabha (Chinese Amituo). These two halls comprise the main parts of the Temple.Here people can enjoy the beaches as well as get a taste of Buddhist culture. Situated 40 km

(25 miles) from Sanya City, Hainan Province, the Nanshan (South Mountain) Temple ranks as one of the attractions in the Nanshan Culture Tourism Zone. Occupying an area of 400 mu (66 acres), it is the biggest Buddhist preaching site established since the founding of the People's Republic of China. Here's some guide information in your travel of Nanshan Temple : Address: 40km away from Sanya City, Hainan Province. Contact number: 0086-898-88837888   Admission Fee: CNY150   Opening Hours: 08:00 -18:00

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