Beijing Two Days Soul Tour
The Lama Temple was originally used as the official residence for court eunuchs
during the Ming Dynasty. In the 32nd year of Qing Emperor Kangxi
(1693), it became the residence of royal residence of Prince
Yongzheng, the fourth son of Emperor Kangxi. Yonghe Lama Temple is
located in the northeast corner of downtown Beijing (Dongcheng
District), on the east side of the Yonghegong Street.
It is the largest lamasery in Beijing. In 1983, it was listed as a National Key Buddhist
Monastery in the region of Han nationality by the State Council.
The temple mainly consists of three fine memorial archways and five
magnificent halls. The temple covering a land area of 66,400 square
meters has more than 1,000 palaces built during the reign of Qing
Emperor Kangxi, a history of 300 years. After Emperor Yongzheng
passed away, Emperor Qianlong ordered to reconstruct the temple
into a Lama temple.
· Hours:9:00 am to4:30 pm (1st April to 31th October)
· 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (1st November to 30th April)
· Price:25 RMB admission fee