Great Bell Temple & Museum 2.5 rating


Also known as the Temple of Awakening Life. Home to the fifteenth-century Yongle Great Bell which, at 6.94m tall 46.5 tons, is the largest bell in China. The 227,000 Chinese characters inscribed on it spell out Buddhist sutras.



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Great Bell Temple & Museum and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
National Library of China

National Library of China(1.2 km)

Golden Resources Mall

Golden Resources Mall(2.3 km)

Wanshou Temple

Wanshou Temple(0 km)
Built in 1577, this Ming-era temple now houses the Beijing Art Museum, which has a sizable collection of ancient artwork.

Purple Bamboo Park

Purple Bamboo Park(1 km)
One of the larger parks in Beijing, this is centered around three lakes.

Paleozoological Museum of China

Paleozoological Museum of China(2.4 km)
The Paleozoological Museum of China displays Paleolithic specimens along with ancient human and animal fossils.

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