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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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No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013, China
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This temple was pretty large and interesting. The only thing is to enter it you have to pay to get into Fei Lai Feng scenic area and then again to get into the temple, so definitely combine it with a visit to the stone carvings...More
The Cultural Revolution was destructive to Chine beyond what we heard in the west. And this site was targeted by the Red Guard. Chou En-Lai closed the pagoda to save it. Chow is one of the most controversial figures in modern China. However, he was...More
Wonderful stay! They are also so good with kids and have always made us feel super welcome! Everyone was so helpful. This is the best hotel in town. Located very close to the major attractions. The view from the top floor is really amazing. The...More
Amazing statues of all mediums of Buddha. The gardens, caves and temples are very impressive. There are MANY people in August! I think a shoulder season would be a calmer experience, but was still much enjoyed by my husband and me.
This was my first visit to a Buddhist temple and I was not disappointed! The entire complex is so incredibly beautiful. It's almost hard to believe that you are in Hangzhou, as it feels like you are hundreds of miles away in the serene mountain...More
This place is an ancient Buddhist temple. This place has got lovely anciet sculptures and carvings. It has got a cave temple also. There is a small museum inside the temple. The temple has got three parts and each part has got beautiful temple structures...More