Travel Guide

Daci Monastery


3.4km from hotel, taxi: 13mins, RMB 11

Known as the Nonpareil Monastery in China, the Daci Monastery in downtown Chengdu was first built during the Wei and Jin dynasties, with its cultural height during the Tang and Song dynasties. Xuan Zang, an eminent Tang dynasty monk, was initiated into monkhood and expounded Buddhism sutras for 4 - 5years in this temple. During this time, he gave frequent sermons in Daci Monastery.

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