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Sun Moon Lake Xuanzang (Syuentzang) Temple and Xuanguang (Syuanguang) Temple

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Monk Xuanzang (Syuentzang) was the Holy Monk in the Tang dynasty. During the China-Japan War, Japanese took the Monk Xuanzang's remains away from Nanchin to the Tsen Temple of Saidama Ken in Japan. In 1955, the Monk Xuanzang's remains were returned back to the Xuanguang (Syuanguang) Temple. In 1965, the Monk Xuanzang's remains were moved to the Xuanzang Temple after the temple rebuilding. There is a bell in front of the main gate of the Xuanzang Temple. The bell is called "wake up bell." If you prefer quiet atmosphere, those temples are the best places for you.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
TEL:
+886-49-285-5668
Address:
No.389, Jhongjheng Rd., Yuchih Township, Nantou County 555, Taiwan
Longitude/Latitude:
120.917087/23.847396
Web:
Sun Moon Lake Xuanzang (Syuentzang) Temple and Xuanguang (Syuanguang) Temple Links
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Nantun Interchange → County Hwy 136 → Prov. Hwy 74 → Exit at the Kuaiguan Interchange → Nat'l Hwy 3 → Wufeng System Interchange → Nat'l Hwy 6 → Exit at the Ailan Interchange → Prov. Hwy 14 → Prov. Hwy 21

Public:
  1. Take the THSR to Taichung Station, continue by Nantou Bus to Sun Moon Lake stop.
  2. Take the train to Taipei Railway Station, continue by Guoguang (Kuo-kuang) Bus to Sun Moon Lake stop.
  3. Take the train to Taichung Railway Station, continue by Renyou Bus to Sun Moon Lake stop.
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