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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. Plan your Gujiming Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Nanjing using our Nanjing sightseeing planner .
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  • An amazing place. For the first time in such a place and madly inspired. Place infects its energy, insanely atmospheric and kind of fascinating.
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  • The vegetarian restaurant at the temple is the main reason to visit Jiming temple. "Meat" and "fish" dishes are tasty and affordable. Down to earth and porkpular with locals. A picture menu with Engli...  more »
  • This is a very special temple and well worth not only the visit but the RMB25 entrance fee. However, the temple is built onto a hillside and visiting requires climbing many, many, very steep stone sta...  more »
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  • Peaceful Bhuddist temple with a great vegetarian restaurant with an nice view of the lake and Nanjing wall. It is my favorite place to visit whenever I go to Nanjing. Dumplings are very tastey here!
  • A fantastic and autenthic place for meditation and to think about live.
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  • 古雞鳴寺 是南京最古老古剎之一 南朝梁武帝在此興建同泰寺 為南朝四百八十寺首剎 梁武帝曾四次在此捨身出家 有感大乘佛教的菩薩慈悲思想而積極提倡素食 於公元五百一十一年頒布“斷酒肉文” 令天下所有僧尼不得食肉 古雞鳴寺從此成了漢傳佛教吃素之發源地 平時來拜拜還不錯 在櫻花花季時特別美 但建議早點來 人會很多 門票:全票10元rmb 2016/3/16

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