Mount Putuo is one of the famous Buddhist mountains. There is also a legendary saying that it is an ashram for Avalokitesvara to educate all living beings. During these two days, you will be totally immersed in Buddhist culture and the beautiful natural landscape. You will visit the two major temples: Puji Temple and Fayu Temple. Bukenqu Guanyin Yard and Mount Putuo south Buddhist goddess Guanyin Statue are also must-see places. Mount Putuo is surrounded by the sea. You can walk along Qianbu Jinsha Beach and spend your peaceful time in the Purple Bamboo Forest.
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby and escort you to Zhujiajian wharf with a 4-hour drive. And then you will get to Mount Putuo by ferry. Have lunch at a local restaurant.
Ticket Office of the Ferry
First you will visit Mount Putuo south where there is a Buddhist goddess Guanyin Statue, located on Shuangfeng Mountain at the Eastern End of Putuo.The Guanyin bronze statue is 18 meters high and has become one of the new landmarks on Mount Putuo. Not far away from the statue, you will see Bukenqu Guanyin Yard in the Purple Bamboo Forest where Guanyin practiced Buddhism. The guide will tell you about the origin of the name of Bukenqu (‘refuse to go’) Guanyin Yard.
Buddism Godness Guanyin Statue in Mount Putuo South
Next you will visit Puji Temple. This is the Buddhist activity center of Mount Putuo and all the major Buddhist activities are held here. In addition, temple fairs are held on February 19, June 19 and September 19 of the lunar calendar. It may be more interesting to go there at this time.
After breakfast, you will visit Fayu Temple. To witness monks practicing the prayer routine is a great experience. A lot of people come to this temple to pray to the Guanyin statue. Finally you will stroll along Qianbu Jinsha Beach.
After lunch, you will take a ferry back to Zhujiajian wharf and then take your private vehicle to your hotel in Hangzhou/Shanghai. Tour ends.
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