Lingyin Temple, also known as Yunlin Temple, has a history of about 1,700 years and is the earliest famous temple in Hangzhou. Backed by the North Peak, facing the Feilai Peak, the ancient temples in the mountains are beautifully attractive.
For the Lingyin Temple, the environment is really great, the mountain is not very high, so you can easily climb to the top. The air is fresh and quiet, and you can see the little squirrels jumping around and enjoying the place! Lingyin Temple is an excellent place for self-cultivation. Located in the downtown area, the mountain is even more chilly in autumn.
Lingyin Temple is very famous in Hangzhou. It is full of incense, and many non-Hangzhou citizens also come here to burn incense and worship Buddha. There will be a free day to send savory porridge. Many people specially line up to get porridge on the day to wish for good luck. Lingyin Temple has a long history and is an ancient temple. It has a history of more than 1,700 years and is one of the top ten ancient Buddhist temples in China.
Different from the style of the red wall and gold tile of the temples in the northern China, the color style of Lingyin Temple is yellow wall and black tile. The vivid color collides, which makes people have a clear feeling. Perhaps because of this reason, Lingyin Temple gradually becomes one of the must-see attractions in Hangzhou. And you will just feel that walking through the ancient temple unconsciously has a sense of solemnity, the interest in taking pictures is also less. It is a temple, but for many travelers, they think it is a park, because the scenery inside is really good. Especially when you arrive at the top of the mountain, you can see the whole Hangzhou city.