Temple of Ancient Monarchs
Temple of Ancient Monarchs
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  • Xinjiekou • 7 min walk
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tetelu
Cluj-Napoca, Romania350 contributions
Solo
It wasn't easy to find it.
At the beginning I was surprised and confused because instead of a peaceful temple I ran into a some kind of show, set up on a stage right in the middle of the main courtyard. I don't even know if the music was somehow related to the the temple; I guess not..
But they left, and the quiet and peaceful atmosphere settled once again. I visited it during the weekend and there were still very few people there, which is exactly what I need in a temple. I am not a religious person, but the solitude helps me to contemplate.
Other than that, it is not very different than other temples. All of them are similar in a way, but what makes them special is the way that change you, at least for 1 hour or so.
Written October 21, 2012
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bonanza1973
San Carlos, CA598 contributions
Solo
It's a 600 m walk (10 min) from exit A of the Xisi metro station on line 4. This temple highlights the profiles of ancient emperors in China's history. As noted on the info board, "by the end of Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty, there had been 188 emperors". It's a bit tiresome to read each profile. My motivation was zapped after a few profile reads. There's also family name records traced along ancestral lines. This is interesting for those doing genealogy. Some buildings have a very sparse museum of pottery and statues
Written January 27, 2016
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  • Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM