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Lingu Temple and Pagoda (Línggüsì and línggütă)

  • Ta Lu
  • Nanjing
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 01/08/2015

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Close to the Sun Yat-sen Memorial, this temple commemorates Xuan Zang, the roving monk who brought Buddhist scriptures back to China from India. Seek out the Beamless Hall, a magnificent 14th-century structure built entirely from bricks without wood or nail to help bear its roof. Today it has been given over to propagandistic Republic-era displays. Farther up the hill is an impressive nine-story granite pagoda built in 1929 as a memorial to fallen revolutionaries. Vendors

sell balloons to toss from the upper balcony.

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Sight Information


Ta Lu, southeast of Sun Yat-sen Memorial, Nanjing, 210029, China



Sight Details:

  • Y80 (includes Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum)
  • Daily 8–5

Updated 01/08/2015


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