Religious Sites in Beijing

Religious Sites in Beijing, China

Religious Sites in Beijing

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  • richiel747
    Richmond, Canada328 contributions
    Beautiful and peaceful visit to the Temple of Heaven. It was busy on New Years Day and many come to pray at the beginning of the New Year. With Covid restrictions in place, we could not buy a ticket via WeChat however we were able to pay for the ticket in cash when we arrived on site. As a visitor, you do need your passport number to visit the site. The history is incredible and it provides great insight to the spiritual side of ancient times. The buildings are amazing and if you time you visit right when the light is low, the sun lights up the interiors so you can really appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship of these buildings. You can race around and see the buildings or spend a lot of time wandering around.
    Written January 1, 2022
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  • PaulSiow
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,731 contributions
    We walked along Wangfujing street and came across this Cathedral. Weather was drizzling quite heavily when we visited and it was late. Cathedral was closed and we could only look at the outside architecture.
    Written March 21, 2020
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  • RockDoc50
    Philadelphia, PA82 contributions
    Definitely worth a visit while in Beijing. The world’s largest Buddha carved from a single tree trunk is truly spectacular.
    Written December 28, 2019
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  • George N
    Shenyang, China444 contributions
    While this is a beautiful little park, they do charge you visit other places within the park once you've paid a small admission fee to the park's main gate. It's a quiet place with lots of room to chill out.
    Written August 2, 2019
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  • ali m
    6 contributions
    I went to see this mosque and said my Juma prayer (held on Friday at 1:30PM local time) during my Beijing layover on Dec 6, 2019. It was amazing to see how 1000 years ago, some muslim reached here and built the mosque (though it's not the same mosque that was built 1000 years ago). I felt very spiritual and also lost in the history while in the Mosque. Outside of the mosque, I was able to find quite a few places to eat halal food. I definitely recommend anyone to visit this unique mosque and eat some halal food from nearby restaurants.
    Written December 15, 2019
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  • André K
    Uitenhage, South Africa181 contributions
    Interesting place to visit , lots of history. Nice scenery but not worth it to spend to much time here. A short visit is good enough.
    Written December 20, 2019
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  • Coral
    70 contributions
    This temple didn't feel too touristy– most people seemed to be there to worship. The downside to this was there was no English signs so it was hard to get any context to what you were seeing.
    Written September 14, 2019
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  • Arianne R
    London, UK33 contributions
    Lovely temple to visit, serene and tranquill. Lots to see, nice to walk around in. The smell of incense can be overpowering when prayers are offered, but make sure to stand back when that happens..
    Written November 8, 2018
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  • Jeefer J
    Zhengzhou, China72 contributions
    This was what I expected Beijing to be like, or more of it than is left.
    Here is only a small part protected from old Beijing. Everything else has been torn down and replaced with “bigger and better“. We went on a tour to a family for dinner and asked a few questions.. Saw the way things were “once upon a time”. Enjoyed the Tai Chi in the courtyard and seeing a Cricket Trainer (yes, the insect cricket). Wandering round he Hutong restaurant district was also a nice Chang elf pace. They still have the pedicabs but I think here is a long wait for them. Interesting to people watch.
    Written October 31, 2019
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  • thvapp
    Hong Kong, China32 contributions
    This temple in the western suburbs of Beijing is not just another temple. It is indeed quite beautiful. But its originality is that it is built on the side of a mountain. When you walk up from one part of the temple to another, you progressively discover a spectacular landscape with the temple buildings and the mountains. Superb !
    Written July 15, 2019
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  • PaulSiow
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia2,731 contributions
    We could see this white dagoba from the peak of Jingshan park. It is the highest point in Beihai park and is very visible. Need to pay separate fee to enter this temple area, but free for seniors. This is the largest Tibetan dagoba in Beijing, but I don't really find it particularly impressive.
    Written March 4, 2020
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  • Coral
    70 contributions
    This temple was pretty big and helpfully had quite a lot of signs in English, explaining which deity each hall was dedicated to and even in the exhibition on Daoism, which helped to make it even more interesting.
    Written September 14, 2019
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  • Alan R
    Cambridge, UK1,264 contributions
    This is an off the beaten track attraction. It was built by a eunuch from the Ming dynasty in 1433. The reason to visit it is the stunning Buddhist wall paintings. the building is kept dark to preserve them (so you view by torch light) and they are interpreted by knowledgeable local guides (helpful if you have someone who can translate from Chinese!)
    Written October 27, 2019
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  • Michael C
    Bangkok94 contributions
    Hardly any people were here. Practically had the entire place to myself. However, I was fortunate enough to watch the musical performance. at 15:00. Nothing I've ever heard before. It's a pity they didn't sell CD's of their previous performances. I would have loved to buy a copy. Yes, it was that unique.
    Written October 6, 2018
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  • Lallaontrip
    Valkenburg, The Netherlands73 contributions
    Even during the super busy overcrowded Golden week (1st week of October, avoid it like hell) we found this peaceful Buddhist temple which was a change from the others that have a LOT in common.
    Impressive tomb-like stones in the yard, and a quiet atmosphere. The Beijing zoo is just next door, worth the stroll only considering the few euros/dollars it costs .
    Written October 5, 2018
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