Introduction to Linyin Temple (林隐寺)
Lingyin Temple, literally translated as Temple of Soul’s Retreat, is one of the largest Buddhist temples in China and also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hangzhou. It is located on the northwest of West Lake at Hangzhou.
No.1 Fayun Alley, Lingyin Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Klippe, Five-hundred Arhat Hall, Stone Tower in front of temple main hall, Tianwang Hall, etc.
Admission Fee: Lingyin Temple: CNY 30; Klippe:CNY 45. (Ticket for Klippe is needed before entering Lingyin Temple.)
Take bus No. Y2, Holiday Line 4, 7, 324 or 807 to get off at Lingyin Station.
1. Try to avoid visiting during Chinese festivals and holidays as it will be extremely crowded.
2. Ticket free for Klippe before 5:30 in the early morning.
3. Take battery cart inside the temple if you need. Fee: RMB 3, Line: Down Tianzhu -Tianzhuxiang City - Middle Tianzhu - Fayun Ancient Village.
4. A Monastic Dining Hall is located next to the Lingyin Temple, with local flavor and reasonable price. Average price per person: RMB 50.
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