Quanzhou is a free scenic spot on the South half of Qingyuan Mountain. Daxiong Palace, Tibetan Golden Pavilion and other ancient buildings. Need to step by step visit the stone steps, there are some small monks practicing martial arts, whether with friends, relatives or family, are good choices. There is a parking lot on the hillside, which is also suitable for self-driving tours.
There is a South Shaolin in Quanzhou. Uphill is to go to the living room. It's a unique hotel. Because of the advantages of geographical location and business philosophy, one time can make people relying on it and not wanting to go. Four floors, big beds, standard rooms, characteristic rooms, soft carpets, tea-scented corridors, melodious and soothing music, all make people's heart can not help but calm down. Choose the big bedroom by the big balcony, scan Weixin small program to enter, you will find their meticulous hospitality side, customized sewing bags, shoe-polishing cloth, cotton swabs and so on, the room more Zen tea-making, open the curtain can see the night view of the city, everything, is particularly comforting. And dessert for every guest! Although the restaurant's meals are vegetarian, but are meticulous cooking and dishes, lovely pumpkin, corn-shaped vegetarian food, delicious dates and chestnut soup, as well as a variety of special vegetarian food, are very good, and purple potato Similu is also good to drink! There are two conference rooms in the hotel, which can be used by the company.
Quanzhou Travel [Chaohua] Details are in place, there is more direct drinking water, quite commendable, the air here is fresh, the night is very quiet. Not only can you enjoy the scenery of South Shaolin, but also enjoy delicate vegetarian food! It's a good place for self-cultivation and vacation! @ Sina Quanzhou @Fresh Travel to Xiamen
South Shaolin has many gates, parking lot also has a gate, is a stone archway, seemingly ancient, did not pay attention to the age, but it is not a passer-by's entry gate. The Mountain Gate is also called Sanmen, which represents the three liberation gates of Buddhism - "empty gates, no opposite gates and no making gates. Over the main entrance hangs a rectangular red-bottomed gold plaque with three characters "Shaolin Temple". The bright red retro-architecture is in front of us, especially under the blue sky and white clouds. From the entrance of the gate, we can see that the steps are still very old, and the stone carvings of the South Shaolin site are marked not far away. Along the steps, there is a fork. On the left is the main hall and on the right is the martial arts arena. Following the steps, we first go to the martial arts arena and then take the main line. The martial arts hall is pushed by stones. The date is Jiaxuchun. It should be newly built. In the shade beside the martial arts arena, someone happened to be practicing martial arts here. Although they couldn't understand it, they were worth the trip. Whether they were martial arts masters or not, let's take them for granted. As a matter of fact, the Shaolin Temple is very quiet. Under many dense trees, it feels a little cool. The little monk sitting in the mountains, smiling at the visitors, seems to be welcoming. The woodland paths, shaded by trees, the pagodas and the scenery merge into one, as if sitting here to recall the splendor of the time. At present, the Shaolin Temple is still under repair, some of which are not fully open. The main buildings are Bell Tower, Tianwang Hall, Daxiong Palace, Long Corridor, Guanyin Pavilion and Tibetan Sutra Pavilion. Bell Tower on both sides and Tianwang Palace in the middle are taken outside the temple because of respect for Buddha. The solemn and quiet Tianwang Palace is generally the first temple of the temple. It mainly worships the four great heavenly kings, Maitreya and Wei Qian Tianhong. Surrounded by two banyan trees, the grand hall has a long history and is considered as a fine building. The four magnificent characters "Shaolin Zen Temple" on the front are written by Mr. Zhao Puchu, former president of the Chinese Buddhist Association, with vigorous handwriting. The three-storey Guanyin Pavilion, which is about 22 meters high, is built in accordance with the traditional architectural style of southern Fujian. The statue of Guanyin is carved from two African pineapple grids and is 12 meters high. The statue of Guanyin is 9 meters high, the base is 3 meters high and the width is 2 meters. Guanyin foot stepped on Lotus flower, holding a pure bottle, "Lotus" "bottle" and "Peace "homonym), so this Guanyin is named "Peace Guanyin". Peace Guanyin not only implies praying for world peace and national peace. From the Guanyin Pavilion staircase up is Puxian Pavilion and Wenshu Pavilion. Hidden in the deepest part is the Tibetan Sutra Pavilion, which is also at the highest point. Only when the ancient steps enter the Rihui Gate or Yuedermen Gate can the Tibetan Sutra Pavilion be reached. At present, it is not open, and its appearance is almost repaired.
When I arrived in South Shaolin, after lunch time, the staff of Wuguantang called the cook to cook noodles for us and asked me to go into the kitchen and choose the ingredients for myself. Surface came up, unexpectedly it was beaten up with a basin, plain painted surface, delicious, perhaps because it had never eaten big pot noodles, so it tasted very strong. Wuguantang is the place where monks eat. Seeing under the tables, their rice bowls are arranged very neatly. The habits of the temple always make me respect.
This is the famous South Shaolin. The environment is good. The scale was not very large, and the road was still under construction outside the gate when it came. Unfortunately, there is no Wushu performance in the Wushu Hall. But when I met the student tour group from Tibet, I was lucky to see the martial arts exhibition of the monks. It was a very good trip.
Historically, there has always been the saying of "Shaolin in North and South". The book contains "one in Zhongzhou and one in Minzhong. Shaolin Temple in Zhongzhou is Songshan Shaolin Temple. Shaolin Temple in central Fujian was destroyed because of its close relationship with the organization of Hongmen Heaven and Earth Society in Ming and Qing Dynasties. Fujian's existing Quanzhou, Putian, Fuqing three places have claimed to have found the site of the South Shaolin Temple in their respective jurisdictions, and rebuilt the monastery on the site, which is the real Fujian Central "South Shaolin Temple" in history, has been controversial. The architectural layout of South Shaolin Temple in Quanzhou is basically the same as that of common Buddhist temples. After entering the mountain gate, the order is Tianwang Hall, Daxiong Palace, Guanyin Pavilion, Tibetan Sutra Building, etc. Unlike ordinary temples, there is martial arts culture here. There are also martial arts halls and plum blossom stakes for practicing martial arts in the temples. Three "South Shaolin Temple" I have been to, Quanzhou South Shaolin Temple is the largest. There is no admission ticket here. When you come across a meal, you can also go to "Wuguantang" to have a Zhai meal. Just donate some money at will and put it in the merit box.
Quanzhou South Shaolin is located in the south of Qingyuan Mountain. I took bus No. 41 to the terminal "Quanzhou Sports Center" and then walked north for 15 minutes to the temple gate. This temple was created by Zhikong monk, one of the Shaolin monks who "13 stick monks save the Tang King", but there are not many relics left today.
Buddhist holy places, suitable for a look, are very famous, many celebrities have come.