Fayuan Temple 2.5 rating

  Cultural Attractions

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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8:00
16:00
Mon
8:00
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Tue
8:00
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Wed
8:00
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Thu
8:00
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Fri
8:00
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Sat
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About Fayuan Temple

 Fayuansihou Street

 +86 10 6353 39

Fayuan Temple and Nearby Attractions on Map

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