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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.
No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013, China
+86 571 8796 8665
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow...this is the temple that must have taken 10,000 men to build....it just keeps going on and on...never ending. You can spend a whole morning or afternoon here. Take your time and enjoy

Thank Bayouexec
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful park surrounds the Lingyuin Temple. From the car parking area, you walk through high quality shops and cafes into a green forest with trickling streams and gushing waterfalls. You can choose to walk up the paved path or cross the stream and walk...More

Thank Annie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Other than some historical significance of this temple, there is nothing much to offer at this temple. It is over commercialised. The entrance fee is high. It collects an entrance fee just to get into the park that are outside the temple and another entrance...More

Thank Foo Vung T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed beautiful mountain views along the road to this place, and actually you can find two ancient temples(one is Linguine Temple) here and some ancient Buddha caves on the rocky mountains. Worthy to come !

Thank Klein C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must visit this temple which is a marvel in the foothills with many caves and statues. The temple itself is one of the most beautiful in China, out of the big cities and very alive by the community of monks who make it up....More

1  Thank Millenium2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyable visit to the temple that has several levels. Note that it is a bit far from the city center.

Thank mgaivao
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We love this place. It is historic, with Bhuddas all around, all types giant, differnt "moods'. The kids loved it. We stayed for hours exploring

2  Thank tommacmass
Reviewed 13 August 2018

amazing place, must visit in Hangzhou. natural and well kept, the temples are beuitiful. The views of the city in the jungle from the top temple is a must.

1  Thank Ishay A
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Lingyin Temple is one of the most beautiful place in Hangzhou. You can feel and experience the Chinese couture and traditions here. It requires 2-3 hours to see the complete place. There is full greenery everywhere and it is very peaceful. I'd definitely recommend everyone...More

Thank anandnagori
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The scale of everything here is mind blowing. Lots of interesting sculptures, architecture and art to see. Big crowds too.

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