Hangzhou, China

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Hangzhou Tourism

West Lake

In the vastness of China, there is a beautiful place, known as the "paradise on earth", it is the beautiful West Lake. West Lake is located in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, which is one of the most representative lakes in the world. It not only has magnificent natural scenery, but also has a rich historical and cultural heritage.

Located in the center of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, the West Lake is a landmark attraction of Zhejiang Province. Its area is about 6.03 square kilometers and the lake surface is about 5.5 square kilometers. The West Lake is surrounded by mountains and water with charming scenery. The lakes, islands, mountains and green trees here together form a picture of great beauty.

In the course of history, the West Lake has attracted countless literati with its unique beauty, who have left many poems and paintings praising the West Lake. In addition, the West Lake has witnessed the splendor of China's ancient civilization and contains rich historical relics and cultural heritage.

When you visit the West Lake, you can not only appreciate the ingenious work of nature, but also feel the profound historical and cultural heritage of China. Strolling around the lake, you can enjoy the famous scenic spots such as Broken Bridge, Leifeng Pagoda, Three Pools and the Moon, Su Causeway, etc. You can also take a boat ride to enjoy the beauty of the lake and the mountains.

Whether you are a lover of nature, history or culture, West Lake can fulfill your needs. Let's go into this magical place together and feel the perfect blend of nature and human wisdom. Let the beauty and tranquility of West Lake become an eternal memory in your heart.

Lingyin Temple

Lingyin Temple, located under the Flying Cloud Peak in the West Lake District of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, is one of the important centers of Buddhism in southern China and the origin of Buddhism in the south of the Yangtze River. As one of the earliest temples in China, Lingyin Temple has a long history and deep cultural heritage, with both ancient and elegant architectural styles and magnificent and colorful natural landscapes.

Lingyin Temple was founded during the Xianhe period of the Eastern Jin Dynasty, more than 1,600 years ago. In the long history, Lingyin Temple has experienced many destructions and restorations, and the present temple is the result of many restorations after the Ming Dynasty. Lingyin Temple covers an area of 77,409 square meters and has many famous Buddhist buildings, such as the Heavenly King's Hall, the Daxiongbao Hall, the Medicine Master's Hall, the Bell Tower, the Drum Tower and so on.

Walking into Lingyin Temple is like being in an ancient Buddhist museum. Inside the temple, there are a large number of Buddhist relics and artifacts, such as statues, murals, sutra scrolls, dharma vessels, etc. The most famous of them is Huineng, who is the most famous Buddhist monk in China. The most famous of them is the "Pine Wind, Water and Moon" stele written by Huineng himself, which is carved on the stone wall with a flowing and majestic script, and is the treasure of Lingyin Temple.

In addition to the rich Buddhist cultural heritage, Lingyin Temple is also blessed with a natural environment. The temple is surrounded by mountains, blue water and green hills with beautiful scenery. Visitors can enjoy the majesty of Feilai Peak, the quietness of Tao Guang Temple, the magnificence of the twin peaks thrusting into the clouds, and the clear springs of Long Hong Jian. Here, you can stroll along the forest paths with ancient trees and thickly cultivated bamboos, or climb Feilai Peak to overlook the beauty of the entire Lingyin Scenic Area.

As one of the holy places of Buddhism in the south of the Yangtze River, Lingyin Temple not only has a deep historical and cultural heritage, but is also a tourist attraction that combines natural beauty and humanistic landscapes. Whether you are a devout Buddhist or a tourist seeking spiritual relaxation, you can find spiritual support and pleasure here.

Entering Lingyin Temple, let us enjoy the elegance of the thousand-year-old temple, feel the profundity of Buddhist culture, and explore the perfect fusion of nature and humanity. Here, you will gain an unforgettable traveling experience, and also bring a peace and revelation to your soul.