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San Zhi Shell Temple

No. 69, Erpingding, Sanzhi Dist, New Taipei, Taiwan
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Beautiful Temple

The Temple located on the hill top not at the sea but the temple had made from sea shells. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
UglyCrazyPiggy
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Bangkok, Thailand
Where they got the shells and corals?

This is a temple in which everything is covered by shells or corals, whose total number has to be... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2016
Linbeiwuji
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“Beautiful Temple”
Feb 25, 2016
“Where they got the shells and corals?”
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No. 69, Erpingding, Sanzhi Dist, New Taipei, Taiwan
Sanzhi / Shimen District
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Reviewed yesterday

The Temple located on the hill top not at the sea but the temple had made from sea shells. The temple has a beautiful sea shells tunnel inside.

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Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a temple in which everything is covered by shells or corals, whose total number has to be at least hundreds of millions. It is extremely unique. One problem is that it's unbearably kitschy. The other, more importantly, is that it is environmentally hostile....More

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Reviewed September 18, 2015

The seashell temple in San Chih of new Taipei city, is well known for seeking wealth and prosperous. The whole temple is covered with seashells and coral, rich in folk story elements. There is a small walkway called 18 Arhats cave that's built inside the...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

This temple is located high up in the mountains. The temple is built using sea shells. Words can't describe how magnificent this temple is. This place is not popular among tourists so you might need to get a local taxi driver to send you there....More

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Sanzhi / Shimen District
Neighboring mountains and sea shores, the natural
environment is beautiful with natural Baisha (White
Sand) Bay formed by Cape Fugui and Cape Linshanbi. The
coast is clear and shallow as a mirror with dunes
dotting the beach. The uncanny natural sceneries are a
result of early volcanic eruptions. The running lavas
cooled to form the unique trench landscape of the
famous Laomei Green Reef in April and May, within
...More
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