Lingyun Temple

Ticket Price The ticket is included in the ticket for the Leshan Giant Buddha. You do not need to pay extra money for the temple.
Opening Hours 8.00 -18.00

Lingyun Temple, also known as Dafo Temple, stands majestically on the slopes of Qiluan Peak in Lingyun Mountain, situated in Leshan. Adjacent to the renowned Leshan Giant Buddha, this temple boasts a rich history dating back to the Tang Dynasty.

Originally established during the Tang Dynasty, Lingyun Temple experienced periods of neglect and decay over the centuries. However, during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, significant efforts were made to restore and reconstruct the temple, resulting in the magnificent complex that stands today as a testament to its enduring legacy.

The architectural layout of Lingyun Temple is characterized by three principal structures: the Hall of Heavenly Kings, the Mahavira Hall, and the Scripture Hall. These buildings are arranged in a triple courtyard configuration, creating a sense of harmony and balance within the temple grounds. Surrounding the entire complex are vibrant crimson walls adorned with emerald-green tiles, blending seamlessly with the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape.

Visitors to Lingyun Temple are greeted with a sense of serenity and reverence as they explore its sacred halls and tranquil courtyards. With its rich history, stunning architecture, and picturesque setting amidst Lingyun Mountain, Lingyun Temple remains a cherished cultural and spiritual landmark in the region, inviting pilgrims and tourists alike to experience its timeless beauty and profound significance.

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