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Leifeng Tower

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No.15 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Take the time to visit this beautiful tower. Climb to the top and take in the breathtaking views over the West Lake. Easy and accessible for the disabled, elderly and infirm. Moving stairs (escalator) to the foot of the tower and there is a lift...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andjesnic23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tower has numerous levels, many of which outline various legends and stories associated with the pagoda and West Lake. At the lowest level one can see excavations of the original pagoda and higher up is some stunning artworks including relief and carving images. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michellet76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to this site after visiting West lake which is nearby. It is also a historic site with easy access. There is a lift to go up but also an easy step up stair available. Good for exercice 🤪...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jodjanaj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A modern reconstruction of the original pagoda that collapsed in 1924. The views are amazing and the carvings that tell the story of the "White Snake Lady" are exquisite. The new construction sits above the ruins of the original structure, which were fascinating.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Colin A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The tower we see today is built over the original ruins. The original tower is built of bricks; is a significant historical Buddhist structure in Hangzhou. The form is very much like a candi. In the basement, you can still see part of the ruins...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Buzeeme9
Reviewed 26 November 2018

You get great vistas of the West Lake from a different vantage point. There's a lift that takes you up 4 or 5 floors and then you can descend by stairs. There is a 360 degree views of the West Lake and surroundings including distant...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Do so in order to be able to see the incredible carvings on one of the mid-level floors, which were truly beautiful. And all the lazy people missed them! But obviously the true draw here is the view from the top and it is absolutely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Lei Feng Tower is well known & has a long history. What we saw was a modern tower erected on the historic site. At the base of the new tower we can see excavated relics which was good. Then it is just going to an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank magsy2013
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great very old temple to visit. Admission is 40 yuan, but well worth the price. The views from the top are spectacular, as are the intricate wooden carvings around the insides of one of the lower floors. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Panamajoe2017
Reviewed 3 November 2018

reach there with bus 4 from central ( pinghai road) , nice pagosa but when you come when there is a fog you cnt see much view from there

Date of experience: October 2018
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