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Yonghe Gong, Beijing

Yonghe Gong - Beijing, China
Yonghe Gong
Yonghegong Dajie 12, Beijing, China 100007Map
+86 10 6404 4499
Neighborhood: Dong Cheng District
Overview

Built in 1694, the Yonghe Gong (Lama Temple) was the residence of Prince Yin Zhen, a son of Emperor Kang Xi of the Qing Dynasty. For many years, it was the leading center for Yellow Hat Shamanism, a distinctive branch of Tibetan Buddhism. It features five large halls and five courtyards with beautifully decorative archways, upturned eaves and carved details. Also known as the Palace of Peace and Harmony, this site houses a treasury of Buddhist art, including sculptured images of Gods, demons and Buddhas, as well as Tibetan-style murals.

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Yonghe Gong General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
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