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Address: No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013, China
Phone Number: 0571-87968665
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Description: Built in 326 A.D. at the foot of Lingyin Mountain, this temple features a...
Built in 326 A.D. at the foot of Lingyin Mountain, this temple features a main hall extending 33.5 meters in height, a statue of Sakyamuni carved out of 24 pieces of camphor wood and a laughing Buddha covered in gold.
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A really nice place to visit. All the huge buddha statues are taking your breath away and its also interesting to watch other people celebrating their believe. I would recommend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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St. Peter in der Au, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A really nice place to visit. All the huge buddha statues are taking your breath away and its also interesting to watch other people celebrating their believe. I would recommend the audioguide because i had non and so was just going aimlessly through the temple but still very nice,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The temple itself is very large and you should go but the walk up to the temple is where you should spend your time. This is the spot for the awesome laughing fat Buddha.

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Saarbrucken, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

very nice temple. go all the way up to avoid the noises and crowds. they have huge golden buddhas and a beautiful pathway all the way up. from the top you have a beautiful view over the forest surrounding the temple

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Pawlowice, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It was nice but..After seeing many temples around China and Asia it wasn't anything special. We went during holidays with bunch of Chinese people around so it didn't help as well

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

For elderly and kids, don't miss the small car driving uphill that the route is quite demanding. The temple has been maintained very well. The streams forests around the temple creates excellent ambience despite the tourist crowds. The temple is just huge with a number of buildings distributed along the path that you will definitely need a few hours to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We only visited the surroundings without going into the actual temple. But we're amazed by the beautiful carvings on the stone wall. Kids had fun playing water along some of the crystal clear stream.

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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

2nd day @ Hangzhou. Door ticket: RMB 45 飞来峰(Fei Lai Feng)RMB 30 灵隐寺 (Lingyin Temple) TIPS: a)Transport: 8 minutes walk from Hotel SSAW to Hubin( 湖滨)bus stand, take bus 7, get down at 灵隐 last stand. b) After get down from the bus, just right beside (after the short pathway) there is a station u can take bus to return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Awesome place for Chinese culture lover, especially for those who believe in Tao/Buddhist. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My visit actually coincided with the Fayan Buddhist Ceremony by the Medicine Buddha in the Lingyin Temple. Being a Buddhist myself, I enrolled my participation in it with just a small fee. A big temple with Medicine Buddha is rare to find. Worth a visit if you are into Buddhism. Otherwise, it will be just a typical Buddhist temple to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The whole complex is well worth visiting, but you need to take the time to appreciate the extensive gardens, walk up the hills, enjoy the views, study the huge rock carvings and appreciate the many beautiful temples and gorgeous statues. It's a 3-5 hour visit including several km of walking to get around most of the complex, but you shouldn't... More 

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Address: Address: No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013, China
Phone Number: 0571-87968665
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Zhejiang  >  Hangzhou
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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