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Baiyun Taoist Temple

No.9 Baiyunguan Street, Baiyun Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100045, China
+86 10 6344 3666
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Taoist Culture: Dongyue and White Cloud Temples, Lunch and Tea
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This working temple and its serene courtyards are home to Daoist monks.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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No.9 Baiyunguan Street, Baiyun Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100045, China
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

I was taken here by my Chinese hosts, one of whom was able to explain much about the Taoist religion and had visited here many times. It is an excellent temple which is still being used. Very impressive. Highly recommended.

Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A bit of a walk from the metro, but that might have contributed to the lack of tourists, a near miracle during the summer.

Thank Sabrina K
Reviewed July 23, 2017

As an avid practitioner of tai chi, I could not resist the opportunity to visit a working Taoist temple. As other reviewers have mentioned, there is serenity there and much to be seen. I probably spent too much at the gift shop. Most intriguing for...More

Thank LowProfileTraveler
Reviewed June 21, 2017

I've never had the opportunity to visit a Taoist temple before, so this was a new experience. The temple is beautiful, with some explanation given at various points. It is an active temple, so there were worshippers there doing incense offerings. There were also a...More

1  Thank Selsy
Reviewed March 30, 2017

We used the subway Line 1 and stopped at Muxudi station. It was quite a long walk and at one point we thought that we had gone in the wrong direction. Luckily we saw a map at one of the bus stops which showed the...More

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Was there in Sep 2011, very nice place to visit because the architecture of the temple is something very beautiful and artsy in my opinion. I truly loved all of the decorating patterns on the ceiling in many of the palaces, very good to have!...More

1  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

This temple situated near the Capital Museum is one of the biggest and pldest temple in Beijing. We went on a sunday and there were a lot of people prayong. So many that you could smell the encens from 1km around. You can see taoist...More

2  Thank Swannie74
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Other temples we saw were museum-like, leaving you to guess how it would have functioned. This is a working Taoist temple with chanting, studying and teaching monks carrying on with their daily lives. Known as The White Cloud Temple it was founded in the 8th...More

Thank Greg_and_Claude
Reviewed February 13, 2016

Came here during Chinese New Year as part of a chinese ritual of visiting temples during this period. This is a hard to get to temple, you will need to Baidu maps your way here. It is a large temple with thronging crowds waiting in...More

Thank SupraLibra
Reviewed February 9, 2016

It is a pity how very few Taoist temples are left in China nowadays. This is one of those, and still pretty authentic. It is not well known to many, therefore it is very quite and silent. Here local people come to pray, ask for...More

1  Thank Luobota
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