This Buddhist temple was built in 645 and rebuilt in 1436-1449, which makes it the oldest existing in Beijing

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Fayuan Temple, Beijing

This Buddhist temple was built in 645 and rebuilt in 1436-1449, which makes it the oldest existing in Beijing.

This Buddhist temple was built in 645 and rebuilt in 1436-1449, which makes it the oldest existing in Beijing. Now, it is the site of the Chinese Buddhist Academy and the exhibition center for Buddhist cultural relics, and is also an important institution training young monks and Buddhism research. The temple covers 6,700 square meters. The main buildings are Gate of Temple, Heavenly King Hall, Main Hall, Hall of Great Compassion, Sutra Hall, and Bell and Drum Towers.


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About Fayuan Temple

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