The White Cloud Taoist Temple

On July 12, 2011, in Beijing, More Places of Interest, Temples, by Jack Li

The White Cloud Taoist Temple (simplified Chinese:白云观; traditional Chinese: 白雲觀; pinying: Bái Yún Guàn; literally “the Temple of the White Cloud”) is located outside Xibianmen City Gate. It was built in the Tang Dynasty and it was then called Tianchang Taoist Temple. According to record, Tangxuanzong, an emperor of the Tang Dynasty ordered the construction […]

The Chang An Temple

On July 11, 2011, in Beijing, More Places of Interest, Temples, by Jack Li

The Chang an Temple (simplified Chinese:长安寺; traditional Chinese: 長安寺; pinyin: Cháng ān Sì; literally “the Temple of Forever Peace”) is situated at the foot of the Tiger Head Mountain in the depths of the woods. It is the first temple of the Eight Great Sites Park. The construction of Chang an Temple started in the […]

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The Three Mountain Temple(Sanshanan)

On July 11, 2011, in Beijing, Temples, by Jack Li

The Three Mountain Temple (simplified Chinese: 三山庵; pinyin: Sān Shā Àn; literally “The Temple of Three Mountains”) is the third temple of the Eight Great Sites Park. It was built in the Tian-De 3rd year of Liao Dynasty(AD 1151), and has a history of over 900 years. The gate to the temple faces the northeast. […]

The Longquan Temple

On July 11, 2011, in Beijing, More Places of Interest, Temples, by Jack Li

The Longquan Temple (simplified Chinese:龙泉庵; traditional Chinese:龍泉庵; pinyin: Lóng Quán Àn; literally “The Temple of Dragon Spring”. In Chinese culture, dragon means sacred and imperial.) is the fifth temple of the Eight Great Sites Park. The temple is made up of two separated gardens built in different period. Just as its name implies, the most […]

Lingguang Temple

On July 11, 2011, in Beijing, More Places of Interest, Temples, by Jack Li

Lingguang Temple (simplified Chinese:灵光寺; traditional Chinese: 靈光寺; pinyin: Língguāng Sì; literally “the Temple of Holy Spirits”) is the second temple of the Eight Great Sites Park. Built in the Tong Dynasty, it is more than 1300 years old now. Though ruined by war in the early years of 19th century, the Temple now looks gorgeous […]

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Dabei Temple

On July 11, 2011, in Beijing, Temples, by Jack Li

Dabei temple (simplified Chinese: 大悲寺; traditional Chinese: 大悲寺; pinyin: Dàbē Sì) is the fourth temple of the Eight Great Sites Park. Built in the Song and Liao Dynasty, it has a history of over 900 years. It is located on the sloping hill in the depths of the woods. On the first floor is Shan […]

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Badachu Eight Great Sites Park( Badachu)

On July 11, 2011, in Beijing, Parks & Gardens, Temples, by Jack Li

The Badachu Eight Great Sites (simplified Chinese:八大处; traditional Chinese: 八大處; pinying: Ba Da Chu; literally “Eight Temples” ) is a classical Chinese Buddhist garden located in the south edge of West Mountain, Beijing, China. The park is surrounded by three seat-like mountains:Cuiwei Mountain, Pingpo Mountain, and Lushi Mountain. All the eight temples scatter within the […]

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Chen’s Ancestral Temple

On April 28, 2011, in Adventure Trip, More Cities, Must-sees, Temples, by Jack Li

Compared to other historical relics,such as the Forbidden City of Beijing Tour,the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses of QinShihuang of Xi’an tour,Chen’s Ancestral Temple is not known so well.But if you want to understand the Lingnan culture more deeply,there is a need that you should come and visit Chen’s Ancestral Temple. Although there are not many […]

Yonghegong Lama Temple

On April 1, 2011, in Beijing, Cultural Experience, Temples, by Jack Li

Yonghegong Lama Temple When considering the China Tours ,Beijing tours may be the first choice , but when thinking of the Travel to Beijing , many people may not remind of  Yonghegong Lama temple .The Forbidden City is so famous that many scenic spots in Beijing are ignored. Though it is not the first choice, […]

The Lama Temple

On October 13, 2010, in Beijing, More Places of Interest, Must-sees, Temples, by Jack Li

The Yonghe Temple or the Lama Temple as it’s better known is one of the most famous monasteries In the whole of Beijing it is located in the north-easten part of Beijing and is one of the largest and most important Tibetan monasteries that is deep in history and shrouded in mystery. The Temple is very […]

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