China Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot Travel Guide

Overview of Lingshan:
Located in Wuxi, a famous cultural city between Shanghai and Nanjing, Lingshan Buddhist Scenic spot is a special large theme park of Buddhism. As the well-known brand of China tour, Lingshan has become the symbol of Wuxi tour, a popular scenic spot on the tour route in East China and the Buddhist tourist attraction in the world. Nearly 2 million visitors from all over the world visit Lingshan every year.
Lingshan Buddhist Scenic spot, a special cultural park, which integrates the ancient Oriental culture into the modern civilization, combines the profound, insightful Buddhism with the contruction of scenic spot, presents visitors not only the scenic thrill and cultural edification, but also the spiritual purification and the revelation of the age-old Oriental culture.

Lingshan Grand Buddha:
The setting-up of Lingshan Grand Buddha has an important, sublime significance in the contemporary Buddhist history. The solemn, composed and serene Grand Buddha gives his blessings on all living creatures in the world.

Lingshan Vegetarian Restaurant:
Lingshan Vegetarian Restaurant locates in the east of Asoka Column Plaza. It encourages vegerarian culture and focuses on vegetarian food plus with meat dishes. Various vegerarian steamed bun and noodle are praised by tourists. This vegetarian banquet is listed among ten best banquets in Wuxi.
Lingshan Vegetarian Restaurant provides you elegant surrounding. It can accommodate 500 persons for dinner. And there are more than 10 elegant boxes. Lingshan Vegetarian Restaurant is the ideal place of dinning for tourists.
Here are the notable dishes of this restaurant: Jinyumantang (Ingredient: carrot, potato, egg and ginger), Jixiangsanbao (Ingredient: pumpkin, corn and pine nut), Tianxialiangcang (Ingredient: radish, carrot, celery, hericium erinaccusand and bean product)

How to reach Lingshan:
Lingshan scenic spot is about 126 km from Shanghai on the east, and 177 km from Nanjing on the west. Convenient in traffic (by highway, railway or by air), it takes only several minutes to drive from the expressway to the scenic spot. Every corner of the country can get to Wuxi by railway. Public buses reach Lingshan scenic spot directly from Wuxi Railway Station. In aviation, from Shuofang Airport of Wuxi, you can fly to more than 10 big and medium size cities of China.

Brief introduction of the Lingshan Buddhist Palace :
The Buddhist Palace is located in eastern side of Lingshan scenic spot, which incorporates functions of forum site, art palace, spiritual sanctuary and tour wonder in one, holy and magnificent.
The appearance of Buddhist Palace employs the Kazo tower style mainly and combines some architectural elements of China Buddhist grotto art and traditional Buddhist, it looks extremely stunning and follows Buddhist rules close. Inner of palace has been divided by art corridor, meeting area and meal area are bilateral symmetrical in layout. This palace can holds various standards and scales international meetings and thematic exhibitions synchronously, and it often undertakes many art exhibitions, displays, assemblies and exchange activities purposed of open unique artistic charm of different Buddhist sects and Buddhist culture all year round.