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This is an absolutely fabulous place to visit. It's a huge park, kept in immaculate condition, with some lovely walks, and a massive Buddhist Temple st the top. It has to be seen to be believed. Take a full day to complete this visit, you...More
NiuShouShan is gorgeous, actually the most impressive side trip during my visit to Nanjing. Make sure you don't miss the FoDingGong, the temple at the top of the mountain. It is just beautiful beyond words. Take the shuttle service (a small fee, purchase at the...More
Easy to get to from Nanjing city by Didi or taxi, and relatively cheap. Cost me RMB40 for one way Didi journey. Park is huge with so much to see. As it is fairly new there were people still landscaping but it still looks lovely...More
It's really a great place to be for worshiping, park visit, as well as to fulfill the interest of museum visit. Tickets purchase can be done prior to the visit via online tour website like Ctrip (one day before, at discounted price), or at the...More
the niushoushan park is a ways away and you will need a taxi or didi to get to it. The blossom trees are beautiful and there is absolutely zero crowds to deal with. well worth taking the trip out to see it.
I visited the temple a couple of times previously but the exterior was under renovation. It is an interesting place with a grand interior with elaborate decorations in the corridors. This time I had the opportunity to see the sleeping gold-Buddha located on the right...More
Would really recommend a visit to this temple and its surrounds, it is beautiful, have never been to somewhere like it before. They are still building some parts of the area so it will especially be worth a visit in a year or so when...More
Usnisa palace integrates tradition and modernity as well as contemporary and Buddhist culture. The main purpose of this new 9 level building is to house the Usnisa relic deep underground. While you can get down to this level, the relic itself cannot be viewed, although...More
Take buggy for 20RMB or walk for around 45 minutes up to temple.
(Niu shou shan)
Cow head mountain
Lunch Option: Good vegetarian restaurant on site (50 RMB buffet)
Starbucks and Häagen-Dazs on site.
It was a huge area and it was beyond my expectations. The place is still being developed hence some areas are not yet accessible. An absorbing experience in visiting the Usnisa Palace which is several floors deep down from the ground level. An escalator takes...More