Lingyin Temple Guide

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Travel to Lingyin Temple, you could experience the strong atmosphere of Buddism. Scattered in the history, poems, lyrics and legends, the name " Lingyin Temple" has won its reputation in Hangzhou travel by the amazing atmosphere and the stunning natural beauty. Lingyin Temple is located in Lingyin Hill known for the green woods, the clear water and the particular cave scene in China Tourism. With the prestige of "No.1 Hill in the Southeast", Lingyin Temple was built in 326 A.D and is still in careful maintenance until now. The name of the temple, "Linyin", has a philosophical meaning

of "soul's retreat" since "ling" means "soul" and "yin" means "retreat". The temple has presented a new look to worldwide tourists after the successive renovation and reconstruction, representing the ancient look of Lingyin Temple in the Qing Dynasty. Nowadays, the present temple is composed of the Hall of Dva-Kings, the Hall of Mahavira and the Hall of the Buddha of Medicine. Parts of the concrete construction can be traced back to the previous dynasties and the architecture as a whole reveals the majestic atmosphere to refresh the minds of joyful travelers in the modern society when tourists travel

in Hangzhou. To add a final memorable touch to your travel, it is very pleasant to dine at the Ling Yin Vegetarian Restaurant located near to the Temple. The vegetarian dishes on offer are typical of the Chinese culinary style and it is little wonder that in such a setting the excellent repast is frequently regarded as 'food for the gods'.Here’s some guide information in your travel of Lingyin Temple: Address: No.10,Fayun Nong, Lingyin Road,Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.    Contact number: 0086-0571-87968665   Admission Fee:CNY30(Lingyin Temple) CNY35(Fei Lai Feng)    Opening Hours: 05:00 to 18:00

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Name:Is Linying Temple Worth Visiting Reply

I will be in Hangzhou next April for only one day. Besides the west lake, which is the best sites around I should visit? Is Lingyin Temple a good choice?

Name:Re: Is Linying Temple Worth Visiting

I will choose to go to Linying Temple if I have so limit time in Hangzhou. Located on the hill, Lingyin Temple" is famous for its amazing atmosphere and stunning natural beauty.

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I will visit Lingyin Temple. Which part of it is the most special?

Name:Re:Lingyin Tour

Thanks for asking. I think the most special part is also its main part. It is Klippe. klippe in geology is a limestone. There are a lot of strange stones and many old trees. The most magical is, klippe cave in cliffs, carved from the Five Dynasties to the song and Yuan period, more than 470 statues of stone carvings. The carving is very beautiful, although after many years, some carving is not clear, but look carefully, you will see the beauty of sculpture. And Yongfu Temple is a good choice,too. It is in the mountains of Lingyin Temple, more quiet. When you experience in the Buddhist holy places, walking in the mountains, you can feel this quiet at the moment, and enjoy the culture of Lingyin Temple.