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The Northern Peak

Behind Lingyin Temple, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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Hike up Beigao Peak: Great way to avoid the crowd

I hiked up, it's a pretty long walk (45 minutes), but well worth it because for stretches I was... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
brienanni
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Kita, Mali
Views to temples and west lake beyond!

We rode the 880m cable car to the peak, lucky enough to be there in a quiet period and the wait... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Paul S
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“west lake” (2 reviews)
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Behind Lingyin Temple, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

I hiked up, it's a pretty long walk (45 minutes), but well worth it because for stretches I was totally alone --- beats the crowd at the temple! Only close to the top there were more people, who took the cable car up. I was...More

Thank brienanni
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We rode the 880m cable car to the peak, lucky enough to be there in a quiet period and the wait time was minimal. The peak offers great views to the west lake area and beyond dependant on air pollution you also get a birds...More

2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Located just behind lingyin temple, if you are coming from town then it is on the right before the temple. Follow signs for the cable car then follow the foot path on the left next to small tea fields, the path is at the end...More

1  Thank Erin W
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I made stop here during my hike in Hangzhou hills. Started from Laohe peak, after 1h reached Temple on the top of Northern peak. Lots of people over there. Place is very commercialized, one can ring the temple bell for 20RMB or take cable car...More

1  Thank hlinajs
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I visited the North Peak on the last day of the Chinese New Year Holiday or Spring Festival. Of course there were multitudes of people. We paid 40 RMB per admittance for the cable car to ride to the top and back of the mountain....More

Thank WhyVisitChina
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Bei Gao Feng is a mountain right next to the more famous Lingyin temple. At the Lingyin temple, ask any worker for Beigaofend and they would know where it is. There are two ways to get to the top, by walking up the mountain stair...More

1  Thank KHANHAHO
Reviewed 25 December 2013

It's around the Lingyin Temple. Takes me about an hour to hike, with a slow pace. A beautiful view from the top, and able to visualize all the temples below.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I took this cable on one of Hangzhou's hottest days and was looking for an activity that involved minimal exercise. Initial I was concerned that I was hopping into a mobile, dangling oven but there is some sort of fan in the top. The temple...More

2  Thank bladdamasta
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