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Jingci Temple

No.56 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
+86 571 8797 5134
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Worth the visit!

This rather large temple complex is worth the visit. The entrance fee is not high and you will... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Perfect temple with a great view of the West Lake and and Leifeng Pagoda

It is not a single temple. It is a complex of several temples. For the highest temple you need to... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Ömer Y
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This rather large temple complex is worth the visit. The entrance fee is not high and you will visit a complex with different temples. Beautifull statues and and tyhe garden around the comlex a nice for a stroll.

Thank zimof1
Reviewed 11 November 2017

It is not a single temple. It is a complex of several temples. For the highest temple you need to climb something around ten ten floors. If you can get to the top you will have a great view of the West Lake, a forest...More

Thank Ömer Y
Reviewed 30 October 2017

If you go to the Lei Feng Pagoda, or even if you don't, it's worth visiting this temple complex. As usual, there are a number of buildings, rising from the highway up the hill. These include an interesting exhibition of Buddhist sculptures, and some strongly...More

Thank Charon666
Reviewed 26 September 2017

It may not cover the same area as the Lingyin Pagoda on the north west side of West Lake, but the Jingci temple is still really worth seeing and although it still involves steps and a climb, it's not nearly as arduous as Lingyin. Plus,...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Despite its location opposite Leifeng Pagoda and Su Causeway, the Jingci temple is serene, peaceful, and blissfully free of the frenetic crowds and noisy tour groups that surround West Lake. The temple compound houses the Nan-ping-wan-zhong (Nan-ping evening bell), a giant bronze bell covered with...More

Thank autumncs
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The quiet and peaceful temple was located opposite to Leifeng Pagoda. One of the ten best scenic spot in Xihu, Nam Ping Wan Chung, was located inside the temple. The bronze bell was placed on the second floor of a wooden structure inside the temple...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015

It is a silent temple opposite to the Lei Feng Pagoda. The entrance fee is not too high. The environment is relaxing. You can get there by bus Y2.

Thank Tanya K
Reviewed 15 May 2015

It faces to the Leifeng Pagoda and not crowded as other tourist attractions. Its environment is quiet and relaxing. It is less well renowned than the Lingyin Temple but worth visiting.

Thank HiCenter
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Jingci Temple was not on our route planned to visit,but we have ended up here to pay a short visit.This Temple is said to be the one of the four most famous temples at the West Lake.İn any case,the time you are going to have...More

1  Thank junior1907
Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

Beautiful temple with really beautiful statues inside, total change from the very colourful and exaggerated statues in most of China's temples. There is a breath taking buddha which must be around 30ft. Them small statues each clearly reflecting there own personality. To be honest we...More

Thank Ikeb24
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