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Address: No.1 Jiming Temple, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210008, China
Phone Number: 025-83600842
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7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Tranquil temple you can stop in at while walking the City Wall

This is a nice Buddhist temple that you can pay 10 RMB to visit. They will give you incense with entry. The pagoda is visible from a far and is very nice up close. We had the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
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Shenzhen, China
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Shenzhen, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is a nice Buddhist temple that you can pay 10 RMB to visit. They will give you incense with entry. The pagoda is visible from a far and is very nice up close. We had the added benefit of snow on the roofs of the buildings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you like temples, this one is lovely. Many statues, and when you reach the top Vegetarian food is served in the cafe. The food is good and you have a view of the city, lake and city wall as you eat.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Easy to find, everyone knows it and you can see it. Lots people there and some good views, albeit views from city wall or top of Intercon better

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

female monks. peaceful. not too busy. incense heavy in the air. cant go up to the pagoda but lots of interesting buildings and fantastic view

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Temple is very nicely maintained, also good place for vegetarian food as well. There is a restuarant inside the temple as well as back side near city wall. City wall view is really nice to see from top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This dark red, Ming style temple is built up the hillside in Nanjing. It has great views and an opportunity for great photography. The temple is clean and very interesting (after having been to many temples in China). It is definitely worth the visit. Very beautiful and we took many artistic photos.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The Jiming Temple is a standard urban Buddhist temple, an offshoot of the big Lama Temple in Beijing. Apparently all the monks are women, or so the guidebook says. It occupies a mount near the Xuanwu Lake and costs just 10 yuan to enter (incense included). So far so good. What makes this temple FANTASTIC for the secular visitor who... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A rmb10 entrance fee also buys you three incense sticks. You would proceed to climb up several flight of steps punctuated with small praying halls to the left and right. At the top, one would light and offer the incense. There is a vegetarian restaurant with nice views, and a posh looking gift shop. For people who visit other temples... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Jiming Temple has reputedly been the site of a temple for some 1400 years, but most of what you see today dates back onto to the 1990s. A huge fire ripped through the site in the 1970s, destroying most of the old wooden halls. That doesn't mean there's no reason to come here, however. The temple has been fairly sensitively... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Enjoyed the climb up and around this temple and nunnery near the Xuanwu park. Had a lovely bowl of noodles and tea in the restaurant. Unfortunately couldn't climb the pagoda.

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