Putuoshan Attractions

Putuoshan Introduction

Putuo Mountain, or Putuo Shan, the lowest of China's sacred mountains, is located o­n a small island of o­nly twelve square kilometers, five kilometers east of Zhoushan island in Zhejiang province. The peak of Putuo Shan, meaning 'beautiful white flower,' is 291 meters above sea level and is reached by a stone staircase with 1060 steps. A holy place before the arrival of Buddhism, the island is full of mystic caves, tranquil valleys, overhanging cliffs and golden beaches.Putuo Shan and its temples are sacred to the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, a goddess of compassion. Legends tell that Avalokitesvara attained supreme enlightenment upon the island and that Sudhana, another Bodhisattva, came to Putuo Shan to pay homage to Avalokitesvara. Mount Putuo first became a Buddhist Sanctuary during the Tang Dynasty. Legends tell of an Indian Monk, arriving late in the 9th century, who had received instruction an..

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  • Fayu Temple

    Fayu Temple

    IntroductionThis is the second largest temple o­n the island (Puji Temple is the largest). This temple is famous for its ancient architecture, delicate wood carvings and inscribed call..

  • Huiji Temple

    Huiji Temple

    IntroductionHuiji Temple is ideally located o­n the peak of Foding Hill, commanding a excellent view of the rising sun in the morning. The temple, then third largest o­n the..

  • Guanyin Of South Sea

    Guanyin Of South Sea

    IntroductionGuanyin of the South Sea was built o­n the southeast shores of Putuoshan in bronze, limestone, marble and gold in 1998. It is a statue of Guanyin standing o­n a lotus..

  • Puji Temple

    Puji Temple

    IntroductionIt is o­ne of the three biggest temples o­n Putuoshan located at the west of 100-pace Beach. In front of the temple lies Haiyin Pool. It is the largest of its kind i..

  • 100-pace Beach

    100-pace Beach

    Introduction100-pace Beach lies to the east of the Multi-Treasure Pagoda, o­n the northeast of the Chaoyang Pavilion, adjacent to the 1000-pace Beach. It stretches 600 meters long, w..

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    Gold Lough Hotel

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