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Fahai Temple

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Travel tips for getting to and away from Fahai Temple

There is some conflicting info from travel sites to travel books. The Temple “IS NOT” open daily... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Arthur415
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San Francisco, California
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quite beautiful wall painting

quite beautiful wall painting & that is quite old & pretty with many old story of it. although a... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
iamface
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hong kong
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Oct 15, 2018
“Travel tips for getting to and away from Fahai Temple”
Jul 14, 2018
“quite beautiful wall painting”
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

There is some conflicting info from travel sites to travel books. The Temple “IS NOT” open daily. It is closed on Monday. YOU CAN take a taxi 14 rmb to the Temples front steps. Take Beijing Metro line 1 (red) to the last stop Pingguayuan....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arthur415
Reviewed July 14, 2018

quite beautiful wall painting & that is quite old & pretty with many old story of it. although a bit expensive of the ticket & short visit time but still worth

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank iamface
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Pay RMB 100per ticket , to see the wall art at 1000years +before , amazing art! It have time schedule, pls check before you purchase the ticket ! It is value for money to see it .

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank IloveTravelK
Reviewed January 27, 2017

On a lovely hillside outside the city is Fahai temple. Worth the journey to see the surviving Ming dynasty paintings. These Buddhist mural paintings are only accessible as a guided visit and attract an extra fee, so ring in advance. The temple is not an...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank bethmckillop
Reviewed October 10, 2016

I tried to visit the temple on Saturday, 10/08/16, and it was closed to visitors. There were no signs stating that the temple was closed to visitors. I have been unable to find out when it will reopen for visitors. I really want to view...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ScottsdaleDoug
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Built imore than 1000 years ago on the southern slope of Xishan Mountain and renovated during Ming Dynasty, Fahai Temple has seldom been a major touristy spot. Among history and art lovers, however, the Temple is a rare treasure. On its main hall walls are...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank tensaisimon
Reviewed January 10, 2016

This place used to be so out of the way that few people in Beijing knew about it. However it has the third largest frescoes in all Chinese temples. I was so touched by them when I visited many years ago. I heard that it...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank yuanwai
Reviewed September 5, 2015

We got a taxi at the subway station-- showing the driver the name of the temple using the Trip Advisor name in Chinese. The driver stopped 3 times to ask locals the directions so it is a little obscure to find-- although my phone mapping...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Seawood
Reviewed May 30, 2014

We came to see the Frescoes on a May weekend. There was a decent English speaking guide to show us around using torch light, making the 100 kuai per person extra for seeing the frescoes bearable. There is a replica of the frescoes in the...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank MissMloves2travel
Reviewed March 13, 2013

This is not an easy place to find but it is well worth it. There are various websites that will help you and you can't believe that the place exists at all until you get there. Once we got there, it was well worth every...More

Date of experience: March 2013
2  Thank simontrant
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