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Address: No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013, China
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Phone Number: +86 571 8796 8665
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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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Amazing!!!!!!

Amazing place there are two tickets on to enter the park and once you are in the you have to buy another ticket to enter the temple. Place is amazing the amount of carvings or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Dubai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place there are two tickets on to enter the park and once you are in the you have to buy another ticket to enter the temple. Place is amazing the amount of carvings or sculptures on the mountains are amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A charming park. There are a lot of spots on the way connected with a nice stories. Also the pagoda is awesome; it is a pity they do not allow to climb it anymore

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lingyin Temple is steeped in the history of Buddhism in China. There are many beautiful stone statues carved out of the hillside and numerous temples/buildings housing various deities, etc. Several hours needed to see it all.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking and Beautiful. Amazing. Our favourite stop when touring Hangzhou. Make sure you go through each of the buildings as there is so much wow within and if you simply poke your head in the front, there is so much you'll miss. Pics must not be taken In the Temple. These are of the grounds. I could spend an entire... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is part of a huge Buddhist shrine which is a fascinating place to visit offering as it does the chance to see up close a magnificent set of Buddhist temples and their stunning interiors and the chance to see real pilgrims at prayer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge spot where you could easily walk around for the most part of the day. Certainly a nice place if you like buddhist experience.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit Xihu, dun miss LingYin temple. This is an awesome temple with history and famous. Very well connected and nice facilities around the temple.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is old and impressive due to it's size and where it was built. This is one of the tourist places so it's a must see. Apparently the draw of this place has a lot to do with the history, which I know little about. As a place to visit, it's not very impressive without the context, and if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went by bus and got lost around 3 times heading to the temple but that was my mistake. You need to pay 45 rmb to get into the temple and still some additional fees to get into the temple itself not only to the scenic area. I spent a few hours there and climbed the mountain - i am... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living in Asia for many years took me to a peregrinations for so many temples that I can not count and I have to say that this one amazed me. Just mentioning that the Big Buddha statue is 24 meters tall made of camphor wood covered in gold and the hall itself has a height of 36 meters ! The... More 

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