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Famen Temple, Shaanxi

Famen Temple in Shaanxi Famen Temple is situated in Famen Town, 10 kilometers north of Fufeng County, Shaanxi Province. With a history of over 1,700 years, the temple was built in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). It began to prosper during the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534), and reached its peak in the Sui and Tang dynasties (581-907), when it was renowned as an imperial temple. In addition to its long, rich history, the place has also become a place of pilgrimage for millions of travelers and Buddhists alike as it houses one of Gautama Buddha's finger bones.

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