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Qixia Temple

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Beautiful temple with light mountain climbing

Incredible Buddha statues near temple with the option of climbing the rest of the mountain. If you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Delaney C
Indianapolis, Indiana
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A 1500-year-old temple

Qixia Temple has a history of 1500 years. It was originally built in 489 AD, during the Southern... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Taipei, Taiwan
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The Centre Peak of Qixia Mountain, Qixia District, Nanjing 210033, China
+86 25 8576 1831
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible Buddha statues near temple with the option of climbing the rest of the mountain. If you do not wish to climb you can take a tram around the mountain. Not sure I would recommend bringing elderly who can not walk very well here though...More

Thank Delaney C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Qixia Temple has a history of 1500 years. It was originally built in 489 AD, during the Southern Dynasties). The original building was destroyed by war. New temple was reconstructed during the Qing Dynasty (around 100 years ago). The temple has some remarkable historical relics:...More

Thank liucy752
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

First temple you see when you enter the Qixia mountain scenic area. Architecture is no different than the other temples and historical buildings. Inside the temple a very tall statue of Buddha and the statues of his followers catch your attention. Be careful if you're...More

Thank Anna A
Reviewed 19 October 2016

this is my favorite temple just a bit outside of Nanjing. It is worth to visit this temple. You can go by taxi or by public transportation as well, if you like the thrill. Most people will not speak English around this area, but they...More

1  Thank fanrou007
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Late November or early December is the time to visit Qixia Mountain and temple to see the maples and other trees displaying their autumn foliage. When we went one sunny sunday there were thousands of people visiting - this is China after all. But people...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 28 October 2015

It's 30 minutes outside of Nanjing, however it is worth the trip. Found out that the foliage will turn red on mid-November and provide a beautiful backdrop for your photo. The Buddha caves and the sacred relics tower are worth the visit on their own....More

2  Thank christine h
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Amazing place. This place is about 25 minutes outside of Nanjing, however it is worth the trip. It was a fun 3 hours for my family and i, the kids loved the temple and they loved having some space to run around when walking up...More

1  Thank NakhonHairyhaggis
Reviewed 24 November 2014

November is beautiful here, the foliage on the hillsides provide a beautiful backdrop to your photographs. The views of industry up the river and over the city are an interesting contrast. Accessed easily though it takes 1-hr via Metro Line 2 to YangShan and a...More

2  Thank Ryokosha77
Reviewed 19 September 2014

This site is one of the more interesting historical attractions in the Nanjing area. It is actually a congolmeration of religious structures ranging over a 1500 year period of Chinese history. The main halls, ponds, bell-towers and monastic buildings at the front of the complex...More

4  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 15 December 2012

This was easy to get to and not very busy. There were many different aspect and areas to explore. The leaves were all changing color which made the temple surrounds very pretty.

1  Thank JoannaAndrew
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