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Fei Lai Feng, Hangzhou

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Explore the distinctive limestone peak of Fei Lai Feng, a hill best known for its many Buddhas, carved into the cliffs and rocky brookside walls. Myths and legends abound in this place of spiritualism and ancient natural scenery, with a number of temples, shrines, and religious artworks adding much to the serene, almost magical atmosphere created by the hill's many caves, its tinkling streams, and spring. As you stroll around the hill, keep an eye out for the 470 Buddhas carved into the rock, created at various times between the 10th and 14th centuries CE. By using our Hangzhou online day trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Fei Lai Feng and other attractions in Hangzhou.
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  • Located just across from the entrance to Lingyin Temple. Paid (RMB45) to enter this section. Very interesting with lots of opportunities for photos. The pathways to the top of the rock provide quiet a...  more »
  • We absolutely loved the Buddha's carved in the mountain. The detail to attention is very impressive. This is one of the coolest places I've seen in China.  more »
  • Impressive temple complex with many stone sculptures of religious motifs - for Buddhists is a much more important place like Mecca for Muslims - so should you adapt to the practices of the local Christian - or stay away (applies especially to photography in the Interior of the Temple)
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