8. Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

Yonghegong temple, Lama temple

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Lama temple was first the palace offered to a prince. When he gained the throne, he offered it to the Tibetan Buddhists as the religious sacred place. The Lama Temple is dedicated to the Yellow Sect of Buddhism.The temple has a valuable relic: the biggest Buddha statue carved from a single tree. The statue is huge with three stories up and about nine feet across.

 

Recommended :-

  1.) Be aware of pickpockets.

2 )Be careful about illegal tour coach. :A legal tour coach plaque begins with ” B “

How to go there:


Address: No.13 Imperial College Stree, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Take subway or No.62, 13, 116 and special 2 bus and get off at Lama Temple
Open Time: 09:00-16:30
Travel Time: 1.5 hours
Ticket Fee: RMB 20

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