We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
1,454
All photos (1,454)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“main hall”(9 reviews)
“rock carvings”(21 reviews)
“cable car”(13 reviews)
About
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.
Contact
No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310013, China
Website
+86 571 8796 8665
Call
Ways to Experience Lingyin Temple
from US$58.49
More Info
from US$53.99
More Info
from US$84.00
More Info
Reviews (1,308)
Filter reviews
589 results
Traveller rating
347
195
40
5
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
347
195
40
5
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmain hallrock carvingscable carlaughing buddhacultural revolutionfei lai fengawe inspiringwest lakefrom afarentrance feepeaceful placethe main attractionchinese culturewalk aroundincensecaveslingyin
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 589 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

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 2 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 5 days 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 3 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 4 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 August 14, 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 August 12, 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 August 12, 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 August 9, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Alexander_NSN
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2,621 hotels in Hangzhou
Four Seasons Hangzhou at West Lake
591 reviews
.17 km away
Hangzhou Jinxi Hotel
116 reviews
.41 km away
Lotus Glade Hotel 52 Villa
40 reviews
.48 km away
Huabei Hotel
16 reviews
.53 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,946 restaurants in Hangzhou
Jin Sha (Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake)
177 reviews
.15 km away
WL Bistro (Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake)
38 reviews
.17 km away
Pur Restaurant
18 reviews
.76 km away
Amigo Restaurant & Bar
48 reviews
.65 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 449 attractions in Hangzhou
Gu Shan (Solitary Hill)
445 reviews
1.34 km away
Su Causeway
274 reviews
.71 km away
Hangzhou Botanical Garden
139 reviews
.43 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
KimVee
November 14, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Will Z | Reviewed this property |
You can't edit any post. You have to delete it and then post a new, edited one. Click the the tab of Help Center and the question of how to write a review to find more details.
0
Votes