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Ji'nan Lingyan Temple, Jinan

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Lingyan Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Changqing District, Jinan, Shandong Province, China, about 20km north of the city of Tai'an. The temple grounds are situated in a valley on the western edge of the Taishan range. The Lingyan Temple has a long recorded history, and was one of the main temples in China during the times of the Tang and Song Dynasties. Its most renowned landmarks are the 11th century Pizhi Pagoda and the Thousand Buddha Hall which houses a Ming dynasty bronze Buddha statue as well as 40 painted clay statues of life-size luohan from the Song dynasty.
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  • This temple is out of the way for the typical tour group and is not easy to get to. It is not crowded because of its remote location. The setting was beautiful, no hoards of tourists. It is a very old...  more »
  • Oldest temple and lot of statues. Mountain climbing is good. At top, cave is good to travel. Pond alignment is good. Lot of historical things can gather at the foot and in the mountain of Lingyan  more »
  • It is one of the famous Chinese Buddhist Tendai Kiyomizu Temple, along with the ranks, from the Tang dynasty to the Song dynasty that had flourished with the. You have beautiful architecture, such as caves, false positives supporting tower. Caves of the heck heck are living like Rakan statues seen love and, crime branch Tower balanced symmetrical proportions is a rare beauty Tower in China.
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  • Temple has a Buddhist ritual at 4pm every day. I would also advise to climb the stairs all the way up to the old Buddha statue on the mountain (over thousand years old). It offers nice views over the area around if the weather is good.
  • Beautiful statues and art and gardens.
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  • If the way to come in and see, and the domestic many temples, like everywhere donation rankings, very "special"! Impressive is the apricot in front of the hall!
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  • One of the four temples, the scenery can also be very many people
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