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Address: No.56 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Nam Ping Wan Chung in Jingci Temple

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 May 2016
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 inscriptions from the Lotus Sutra and is one of the sights in "10 scenes of... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 and you have to pay an additional fee if you want to strike the bell.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Zhejiang, China
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 at this place will take you to another world for a moment in total quiteness... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 were more impressed here than the shaolin temple

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Kunming, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

If you are tired of huge crowds of bus tourists, this spot will give a little relief. It's right off the south end of West Lake, an easy walk from Lei Feng Pagoda. It's peaceful, pretty, and well worth the effort. Inexpensive admission (10 Yuan.)

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Eilat, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

I didn't plan to visit Jingci Temple, but when I got out of Leifang Pagoda, which is located south to the West Lake (really close to the lake - you can see the pagoda from almost everywhere when walking around the lake), I saw Jingci Temple right in front of me. It's right in front of the pagoda. The entrance... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

Jingci is a nice enough temple and it has a fantastic set of statues. It is just opposite the Leifeng pagoda and it can be easily combined to make an interesting visit. It is not the most spectacular temple in China and part of it is being renovated, so you can't visit the everything, but it is worth the 10... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

one temple you must visit is the jing ha temple large amount of buddhas the silver one weighs approx 17 tons if you go to close and lean back to see the top you might fall over loads of others this is a fantastic location not to be missed i traveled therein jan 2011, also do has i did try... More 

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