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Hangzhou Day Tour of West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Tea Village & Hefang Street
$153.38 per adult
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Hangzhou City Tour: West Lake Cruise and Lingyin Temple
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All Inclusive Hangzhou Highlghts & Alibaba Company Visiting Combo Tour

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So many visitors to Hangzhou focus only on the city’s majestic past. On this private day tour, discover not only the classic vistas but a side of Hangzhou tourists rarely see: its modern, vibrant business districts. Begin with the traditional West Lake cruise, Guo Garden tour, and a stop at a tea village. Then admire Qianjiang New Town’s dramatic skyline and the spectacular latticework HQ of Chinese tech titan Alibaba. Feast on homecooked food during lunch at a local farmer's home.
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Joel K wrote a review Mar 2020
Vancouver, Canada2,844 contributions525 helpful votes
Multiple temples located in the vicinity of the northwest side of the West Lake. Also known as the Yunlin Temple, first built in 326 AD. There are over 300+ statues in the complex. There is the Temple Of Heavenly Kings, Guard of the Temples, Big Long Precious Hall, Hall of Medicine, Hall of the Crazy Monk, and many more. Well worth the visit.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Eva Simonyi wrote a review Jan 2020
Budapest, Hungary28 contributions1 helpful vote
Lingyin Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in China. It is beautiful, and the park is also breathtaking. We climbed a lot of stairs, but it was totally worth it. It contains multiple temples, pagodas, and small fountains.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Dickson90 wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore, Singapore305 contributions96 helpful votes
Lingyin Temple is one of the oldest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in Mainland China, and, along with the West Lake, should not be missed when coming to Hangzhou. As the Hangzhou Metro does not cover many of the main attractions in Hangzhou, including this one, it is probably advised to take a taxi there straight, as the buses there may not be familiar or easy to use for tourists. To get in there however, one has to first pay a ticket to enter the Fei Lai Feng Park, which in itself is a separate attraction worth visiting too, with all its centuries old stone sculptures and statues on the natural formations in the park. It will take a fair bit of walking before getting to Lingyin Temple itself. Once you reach Lingyin Temple itself, you will have to pay a separate ticket to enter the temple at its ticket office. The ticket price itself includes a joss stick to make your prayers at the temple grounds itself if you so desire. The temple itself is quite big, and there are a lot of stairs to climb so do be prepared for some walking to get all the way to the end and back. Do take the time to see the giant Buddhist statues and observe worshippers burning incense and making prayers on the temple itself. Sometimes you may be lucky to even see monks at work chanting Buddhist prayers and chantras for well wishers. The vast history of this temple is well worth a read before visiting this temple. Probably at least an hour would be needed to properly see the temple in full.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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WeeKee wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore41 contributions10 helpful votes
If you were to visit only one temple in China, this would be it. Huge temple complex, with a long and interesting history. It’s a series of halls set on a hill, so be prepared for quite some walking. Remember to check out the huge carving at the back of the main hall. The grottos along the way to the temple is worth a visit as well. Take some time to walk through and appreciate the wonders. Look out for where there’s destructions, and learn about the history of what happened in China. It’s widely and commonly known, and you can hear people talking about it in whispers, but nothing is mentioned specifically on the descriptions.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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jeffry wrote a review Jan 2020
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Greatest temple i ever seen in whole life. Many buddha statue , so big and many people pray. Easy to find.. suggestion to take a rent car/taxi to go there..
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Date of experience: January 2020
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