NanShan Temple (NanShanSi) 南山寺, SanYa, HaiNan Island

This temple in south China is actually new; it was opened in 1988 to commemorate two thousand years of Buddhism in China.

NanShan Temple has a total area of 40,000 square meters and contains several Tang dynasty replicas. It is located 40 kilometers west of SanYa city.

Nearby lies the GuanYin of the South Sea of SanYa 南山海上观音圣像, a 108-meter (354 foot) statue of GuanYin. The statue has three aspects; one side faces inland while the other two face the South China Sea, to represent blessing and protection both of China and the whole world.

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