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Review of Lingyin Temple

Lingyin Temple
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Hangzhou City Tour: West Lake Cruise and Lingyin Temple with Lunch
Ranked #2 of 383 things to do in Hangzhou
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Owner description: 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.
England
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“great experience”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

well preserved and lovely experience. A good bit of walking but with interest all the way. we had a great guide for the day - Forest

Visited August 2013
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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Temple and Statue park”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

A great tour around the garden where there are many buddhas located, and a tour round the temple made for a very enjoyable morning. We had a guide who was very knowledgable and spoke excellent English. This place is seriously old and was amazed by all the carvings into the rocks. Worth a visit.

Visited August 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“If you get to go on a clear day you will have a great view from the top”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

The many statues and the fantastic carvings in the caves and walls is spectacular. A must visit place if you are in the area. Try to pluck up the courage and walk across the stream on the rocks without falling in.

Visited June 2013
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Hangzhou China
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4 reviews
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“Forget it Westerners”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I am local guy. Trust me , this temple is not worthy to western visitors, Chinese are not a race of truly believer to religions. But you may go along the road named" Mei Lin Lu" , just aside this temple. The scenery is much great by bike tour or just walking, the air smells fresh with fragrance of followers and trees in Spring and Autumn. along this road , there are some very delicate and quiet resorts.

Visited July 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Good if you like temples”
Reviewed July 25, 2013

if you love temples, it is good to visit.. we've had too many pagodas/temples during our trip. China has their temples, like Europe has their churches.

Visited July 2013
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