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Address: Western Hills, Beijing 100043, China
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+86 10 8896 4661
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

Ba Da Chu means Eight Great Temples in the Western Hills. This pretty...

Ba Da Chu means Eight Great Temples in the Western Hills. This pretty hillside area is renowned for its temples, monastaries and nunneries.

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Superb visit on the sides of a peaceful mountain - wonderful walks and people watching

Having lived in Beijing for years we visited Badachu at least a couple times a year. Not too difficult to reach. We took subway to Pingguoyuan Station and then an easy... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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32 reviews
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

Having lived in Beijing for years we visited Badachu at least a couple times a year. Not too difficult to reach. We took subway to Pingguoyuan Station and then an easy, inexpensive 10 minute taxi from there. Badachu literally means Eight Great Sites or Temples, all located on the side of a mountain. There is a great pagoda to visit... More 

Thank travelerdavel
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Great temple area in Beijing, Badachu park. The park is located round about 1 hour away from the city center of Beijing. The temple is everyday open for worshipper. You can reach the park by train and bus easily.

Thank Tariq_Meena
Beijing, China
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435 reviews
283 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016

The 14 story pagoda was one the best spot to visit in this place (you can still see monk trainees to pray and do chores, very interesting). With Mountain car, lots of temples to visit and many stops to enjoy, this place is (I think) one of the best hideouts of Beijing to enjoy during Spring or Summer seasons, even... More 

Thank MikeFlox
Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2015

It was an exceptionally clear day in Beijing so we decided to venture out to this location which we knew very little about. It turned out to be a fun day. The temples are very nice and the location is excellent. We have 3 small kids so, after walking for a while and having a picnic lunch, we took the... More 

Thank idophir
Beijing, China
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22 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2014

It is quite far to the west of the city. This place comprises of different temples that you explore on foot and staircases. Buddha from different origins, goddess of mercy temple, and generally you can make offerings here unlike some temples in the city center.

2 Thank ChetLau
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2014

I lived in Beijing for a little over a year. Getting out to the country side was always important to me. So on my last day in China I went to my favorite place. Close to the summer palace and the Bejing botanical, both day trips in themselves. I really enjoyed this incredible park of The Eight Temples. My friend... More 

3 Thank Louis M
Daly City, California, United States
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118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2013

This place is really authentic. You can see a lot of faithfuls come here to pray. This place is absolutely huge and you will need to spend the whole day here walking from temple to temple. The architecture is beautiful and if you have the time and you are studying abroad here you need to come see it. There are... More 

1 Thank Alienandbear
Malmo, Sweden
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Not so many western tourists the Sunday we visited this pearl of Beijing. Eight interesting Buddha temples which are active with praying visitors and monks. Lovely wood / park on hills - a nice contrast to the flat city of Beijing east of Badachu. A cable car to hilltop for those who have tired feet. Highly recommended site!

1 Thank Torsten L
Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews
Reviewed December 3, 2012

quiet and peaceful place to visit. fresh air and green surrounding, very good outdoor place to visit @ beijing!

Thank Rita L

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