Trip Highlights - Attractions involved: Temple of Azure Clouds, Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Lama Temple and the White Dagoba(Stupa). Beijing has some spectacular temples on offer for the visitor as well as hundreds of less-known temples scattered throughout the city, which are often oases of peace and quiet away from the busy streets. Some of the temples are still in use for people to pray, while some of the others are preserved only for visiting. This Beijing temple tour leads you to discover different kinds of buddhist temples in Beijing, from which you may get more understanding of Chinese buddhism.
Availability: Daily. Pick-up Point & Time: Your hotel, 8:30am. Finishing Point & Time: Your hotel, 5:00pm. Duration: 8 hours.
Tour Itinerary: (Lunch)
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in the morning and take you to visit the Temple of Azure Clouds and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. The Temple of Azure Clouds sits at the foot of the Western Hills and is famous for the Diamond Throne Pagoda located in the hills. The Temple of the Reclining Buddha is also at the foot of these hills and has a huge statue of the recumbent Buddha inside the temple. After lunch, you will visit the Lama Temple and the White Dagoba (Stupa). The White Dagoba Temple (Baitasi) is located in the Western District inside Beijing. It is over 50 meters high and is the largest Dagoba from the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1368AD) that has not been destroyed. After visiting these places you will return to your hotel.
Temple of Azure Clouds
The Temple of Azure Clouds was first constructed during the Yuan Dynasty. It is located in proximity to the northern corner of the Fragrant Hills Park, in an area full of natural beauty and surrounded by features of historical interest. The temple is removed from the pace of city life and offers a chance to relax...
Temple of the Reclining Buddha
Also known as the Sleeping Buddha Temple, it is situated at the foot of the Western Hills about 30 kilometres west of Beijing. It was first built in the 7th century at a cost of 5 million taels of silver. In later periods it fell into ruin and was rebuilt and renamed several times...
Lama Temple (Yonghe Lamasery) is the largest and best-preserved lamasery in Beijing, covering an area of 66,000 square meters. The lama Temple is a renowned Yellow Hat Sect of Lamaism of Tibetan Buddhist temple. The temple holds one Guinness World Record...
White Dagoba Temple, also called Miaoying Temple, got its name because there is an exquisite and spectacular white dagoba in the temple, which is 50.9 meters high. On the east and west walls, there are eight portraits of Buddha dharma protectors...
|Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)|
|Group Size||Price / Traveler||
|10 travelers & above||USD35|
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