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Religious Holy Places in China
Kaiyuan Temple 开元寺
It is a key cultural relic in the national safe-keeping and one of the most important Buddhist temples in China.
Chengtian Temple 承天寺
Chengtian Temple together with Kaiyuan Temple and Chongfu Temple are named the three Buddhist temples in Quanzhou.
Chongfu Temple 崇福寺
It is situated in Chongfu Road of Licheng District, another temple in which Shaolin Kongfu was taught and handed down after Quanzhou Shaolin Temple became ruined.
Shaolin Temple 少林寺
It is located on the Dongyue Hill in Fengze district. In order to develop South Shaolin Wushu, the temple has been reconstructed recently.
Tianhou Temple 天后宫殿
The government once held grand ceremony of offering sacrifices to the Sea God for the smooth sailing of the cargo ships. It is a key cultural relic in the national safekeeping
Cao’an Temple 草庵
The stone chamber is backed up by the precipice in which a relief stone statue of the Persian Lightening Buddha in Medieval Times is sitting in the center.
Zhenwu Temple 真武庙
The Water God Xianwu was worshiped in the temple. It was a place for offering sacrifices to the Sea God during the Song dynasty.
Fengshan Temple 凤山寺
It is because it looked like a phoenix flying aloft that it was called the Temple of Phoenix Hill( Fengshan Temple).It has now been developed as a tourist site.
Qingjing Mosque 清净寺
Qingjing Mosque, another name Ashab Mosque is situated in the middle of Tumen Street. It is one of the oldest Islamic mosque extant in China, possessing typical classic Arabic Islamic architectural style.
Holy Tombs 圣墓
The Holy Tombs, also called Islamic Holy Tombs of Quanzhou. In front the tombs there is a piece of “Wind-Rocking Stone”, one of the most famous “Ten Views in Quanzhou”- the “Wind-Rocking Jade Ball”.