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Beautiful Linggu Temple in the purple mountain area. Famous vegetarian restaurant that serves only... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Nanjing, China
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The temple area is large and you need to walk to get to all the sections. First up would be the... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Linggu Temple in the purple mountain area. Famous vegetarian restaurant that serves only one item . Vegetable noodle soup with or without boiled egg

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samkhan414
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

The temple area is large and you need to walk to get to all the sections. First up would be the Beamless Hall, with three archways on the front and rear sides respectively. The structure was built with bricks from the bottom to the top...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank GanL
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The three main sites to visit in Zijin Mountain Scenic Area, just east of Nanjing's city centre, are all worth the effort, but the effort is supreme. The Linggu Temple is very hard on the feet to visit and if you have any sort of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The temple was not too crowded with tourists and I didn't find it significantly different from other temples which I had visited. Nevertheless, you can consider having your lunch in the vicinity as there is noodles stall next to the temple selling only vegetarian noodles...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank hello_there10
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Building is pretty impressive structure for 14th century but real interest is that it contains a fairly unadvertised wax museum of tableaux of Chinese history in 19th and 20th C. Including lots about Opium Wars, Boxer rebellion, Dowager Empress, Sun Yat-sen and up to Communist...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The temple close very early at 4:30pm. There is a pagoda and an exhibit that was said to be worth the visit. However, as I arrive at 4:30pm, I am only able to view the closing of the temple

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank t16mytm
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I visited here in March 2017. The Linggu Scenic area is part of the Purple Mountain complex. After visiting the Dr. Sun Yatsen burial place, you can take a tram to the entrance of the Linggu Scenic area or walk 1.5 miles as I did....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This area was one of the four locations on the multi ticket that I bought when I visited the Ming tombs, and it is one of the three major locations to visit on purple mountain. The temple itself was nice, but not overly impressive. What...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nickpolson18
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The Lingu temple scenic area is quieter than the other major tourist attractions on Purple mountain and there is opportunity to enjoy the place without being in a crowd. The main sites in the park are the focal points for tourists (the temple, the pagoda...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank CorshamRay
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Nice place to visit especially the temple. There is nothing spectacular but a pleasant place to stroll and enjoy the afternoon especially on a cool end autumn day.

Date of experience: December 2016
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