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Baiyun Taoist Temple

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Jul 10, 2018
“69 contradictions are unified forming a whole”
Aug 10, 2018
“Fascinating but hard to fully understand it all”
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This working temple and its serene courtyards are home to Daoist monks.
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No.9 Baiyunguan Street, Baiyun Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100045, China
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I find it a little hard to understand everything the signage was lacking for everything on display but getting to see another religion in practice was fascinating for that reason alone its a must go

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed July 19, 2018

I am a student of religion and was therefore very excited to visit here. Even though I had read four books on Daoism this temple was easily not understood as the signs telling you what you are seeing are very limited. Part of this is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank William H
Reviewed July 10, 2018

69 contradictions are unified forming a whole The White Cloud Temple chin. 白雲觀; pinyin: Bái Yún Gùan; literally: "White Cloud Outlook" is a Daoist temple located in Beijing, China and is titled "The First Temple under Heaven". Why? ... The realm of the infinite is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2016
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

Date of experience: January 2017
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