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Great Place To Visit At Purple Mountain

I visited here in March 2017. The Linggu Scenic area is part of the Purple Mountain complex... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
New Jersey
This temple doubles as a war memorial

This area was one of the four locations on the multi ticket that I bought when I visited the Ming... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Taizhou, China
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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

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

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

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.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Located near the Ming tomb, this temple has a very nice scenic setting. It's also much less touristy than the nearby Ming Tomb and Sun Yat Sen memorials. The temple itself is quite interesting as well.

Thank teturtia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

came via line 5 from Ming tomb. this scenic area wasn't as popular as other the rest and it could be eerie at times especially near to the tomb (tan yankai) area as i was the only one there.

Thank HD_Lew
Reviewed 7 July 2016

LINGGU TEMPLE (The Soul Valley Temple) Linggu Temple Scenic Area is the third most beautiful expanse at the southern slope of Purple Mountain (Mount Zijin), in the eastern suburbs of Nanjing city, better known as Purple Mountain Scenic Area, besides Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is the third key area of the Purple Mountain. Connected by a shuttle with Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum and the Ming Tomb area, it is easy to get to. When we visited late afternoon it seemed much more quiet than the other two areas. The...More

Thank MarciTravels
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Is an operating temple for locals , however , it is quite commercialized so there was not anything particularly impressive about the temple grounds and the ling gu pagoda is not worth the walk. Just visited lei feng pagoda in hangzhou which was far more...More

Thank kimlette
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This is one of the many amazing temples that I've ever been to! Love the exterior designs of the gate and the lion statues on the sides! Many of the amazing palaces can be found here, nothing too special though. Visited in Nov 2012

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
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