Léifēng Pagoda

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Léifēng Pagoda information

Location
Hángzhōu , China
Address
Nanshan Lu; 南山路
Prices
adult/child ¥40/20
Opening hours
8am-8.30pm Mar-Nov, 8am-5.30pm Dec-Feb
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Topped with a golden spire, the eye-catching Léifēng Pagoda can be climbed for fine views of the lake. The original pagoda, built in AD 977, collapsed in 1924. During renovations in 2001, Buddhist scriptures written on silk were discovered in the foundations, along with other treasures.