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Gujiming Temple, Nanjing

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Dating back to the 4th century, Gujiming Temple remains among the area's oldest and most active Buddhist temples. This easily accessible temple has changed many rulers through the ages; today, it houses more than 30 nuns, and receives numerous pilgrims and tourists year-round. Impressive stone lions guard the entrance gate of the temple, featuring a 45 m (148 ft) pagoda. See the well in which an emperor used to hide with his concubine, and climb the seven-story pagoda to observe Nanjing's panorama. Use our Nanjing vacation builder to arrange your visit to Gujiming Temple and other attractions in Nanjing.
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  • East of Xuanwu Lake Park, located near the open gate. Xuanwu Lake and also invite to visit. In many temples as well as admission of China 10 Yuan or will take.
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  • There are many steps to do, but it is certainly one of the temples to see in Nanjing, much frequented by the population, pity the pagoda is hard to see.
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  • This is an old and beautiful temple, located just next to the lake. While it is possible to visit the temple, we found it more impressive from afar.  more »