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Pool and Mulberry Tree Temple (Tanzhe Si)

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Oct 1, 2018
“Would have been 5 stars if the ticket wasn't 50 Yuan”
May 13, 2018
“Lovely temple ”
This Buddhist temple dates back 1,600 years and is surrounded by peaceful hills and beautiful gardens.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Western Hills, 48km (30 miles) W of Beijing, Beijing, China
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Considering the travel time needed on the subway to get to Pingguoyuan Station and from there a very long bus ride of 1.5hrs where the local bus stopped at so many stops just to get here, I didnt think the attraction warranted a visit unless...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Every corner was a photo op. However, even the locals were surprised at the ticket price. It's only marginally cheaper than Forbidden City.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Pool and Mulberry Tree Temple (Tanzhe Si) - I really loved the beautiful scenery and the vibes here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank emmagta
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

It's a lovely temple and it's much more peaceful and authentic than some of the others I've been to in Beijing. It's not easy to get to, but if you have time then I'd recommend.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank becca_sanders
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

As we continue to explore the outskirts of Beijing we spent one afternoon here by the Hill top temple. It is the perfect place to get some exercise as there are more than a few steps to get to the top, you will however be...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank iristaletta
Reviewed October 28, 2017

I was taken here by my Chinese hosts. The visit lasted about 1.5 hours. The temple was impressive but note there are a few steps to climb up and down. The views from the top are great as the temple is in a lovely setting...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you are relatively new to China and have not already been overdosed on temples, then this might be a nice day trip if you want an escape from the overbearing security of the Tiananmen area or the heavy crowds at the Temple of Heaven...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

TIP: don't buy incense outside the temple with the intention of bringing it in! Outside incense is not allowed, which is fine, since the temple provides incense and is included in your ticket fee. Conditions weren't ideal the day I went - a bit rainy...More

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had taken the Day-tour from Beijing to visit this. It's about an hour away from Beijing and about 10 kms from Jietai-si temple. It's nestled in the mountains. It's Not very crowded, since few tourists bother to travel out of beijing in search of...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

I've traveled in europe and now china and in europe i ended up visiting a lot of cathedrals so it goes that i'm going to see a lot of temples in china. By the way the temples do offer a lot of photographic opps, but...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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