雍和宫 Yonghegong Lama Temple

Buddhist Temple and History Museum · Běixīn qiáo
Yonghegong Ave (At North 2nd Ring E Rd), Běixīn qiáo, Beijing, Beijing, 100007, China
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  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–4:30 PM
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The Yonghe Temple (Chinese 雍和宮, pinyin Yōng hé gōng, Palace of Peace and Harmony), also known as the "Yonghe Lamasery", or -popularly- the "Lama Temple", is a temple and monastery of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism.

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    ThePurplePassport.com
    "fragrant smoke curl up from the incense burners"(6 Tips)
    Stefania M.
    "... a visit! Maybe get the audio guide if you're really interested to the story of..."(3 Tips)
    Dion V.
    "The hutong across from here is worth the trip alone!"(3 Tips)
    Parisa H.
    "One of the most beautiful temple that I visit in beijing, u can pray like..."(2 Tips)
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  • Matt S.

    The grand bodhi is amazing

    Matt Stonkus · December 21, 2015
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  • Blog O.

    As you progress through the temple, Buddha's get bigger and bigger. Don't forget to pick up an audio tour.

    Blog On The Block · October 26, 2015
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  • Unusual T.

    Probably the most overrated sight in all of Beijing, its no reason to visit it if you have ever visit another Tibetan Temple in your life.

    Unusual Traveler · October 14, 2015
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  • Robin P.

    They actually don't let you burn incense when it's smoggy out

    Robin Peckham · October 13, 2015
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  • Yue H.

    royal palace turn to a temple

    Yue Hill · August 31, 2015
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  • Elen C.

    Atmosphere is overwhelming ... Although it's flooded with people, they still respect the ascetic lifestyle

    Elen Crest · August 19, 2015
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  • Alban N.

    Really beautiful temple. A must see in Beijing.

    Alban Nogaret · July 29, 2015
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  • Lars Y.

    An active site of worship, walk through clouds of incense and layers of temple to see the intricate and grand Buddha statues.

    Lars Yencken · June 14, 2015
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  • Romina P.

    It's a nice@please, it has the tallest buda made with one tree, nice to see budist people too

    Romina Pacheco · May 26, 2015
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  • Ross W.

    Fascinating place to speand an hour; do your research before visiting so you can get the proper experience.

    Ross Worrell · April 7, 2015
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  • Dhyani M.

    There's free incense for visitor on the right side, a small locket after the enterance park. Don't need to buy outside

    Dhyani Marga · April 4, 2015
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  • Jyldyz S.

    This place needs more time to walk in every door and disvover different sections of the temple. Don't miss the museum and the giant statue of wooden buddha!

    Jyldyz Sattarova · February 14, 2015
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  • Katy

    Thats one of my fav temples in Beijing. If you can come here during the week. And you cant bring your own incense anymore. But you will get it for free. (After you pay 25RMB for entrance)

    Katy · February 4, 2015
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  • Anthony C.

    Origins of tibet's creature is here.

    Anthony Chan · February 1, 2015
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  • Parisa H.

    One of the most beautiful temple that I visit in beijing, u can pray like locals here n understand how they feel.

    Parisa Haqiqat · January 14, 2015
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  • Manuel C.

    Enjoy this place full of #calm and #greatness.

    Manuel Coves · January 12, 2015
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  • Ong Andrew 翁.

    Ancient Chinese Buddhist temple & historic museum.

    Ong Andrew 翁 · December 11, 2014
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  • Ong Andrew 翁.

    Be prepared to take the audio guide gadget to know more underneath story of this historical & spiritual old Buddhist temple. Famous, best scenic views & crowded tourist spot in Beijing. 11122014

    Ong Andrew 翁 · December 11, 2014
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  • Stefania M.

    Definitely worth a visit! Maybe get the audio guide if you're really interested to the story of this place. A couple of hours should be fine.

    Stefania Mazzoli · September 18, 2014
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  • Au Y.

    ticket for yonghegong

    Au Yat Sun · September 3, 2014
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  • Au Y.

    It's free no need to buy from outside

    Au Yat Sun · September 3, 2014
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  • Mindaugas S.

    Nice place

    Mindaugas Stonkus · May 2, 2014
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  • Gábor

    You are not allowed to take a picture inside the hall. :(

    Gábor · February 21, 2014
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  • shadow247

    The best temple at Beijing

    shadow247 · February 15, 2014
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  • Jiahui Z.

    Ginkgo Avenue of Yonghegong Lama Temple :)

    Jiahui Zhang · February 7, 2014
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  • Gerald S.

    I've spent many days here over my years here in the city. You'll find peace in the smell of the incense and silence within the temples.

    Gerald S · September 20, 2013
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  • Amanda L.

    Show your student I'D for a 50 % off discount, only Chinese.

    Amanda L · June 22, 2013
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  • Jolanda H.

    Beautiful place to find tranquility. Take the audio guide to find out more out of Tibetan Buddhism. Beautiful statues and impressive to see all the pilgrims. .

    Jolanda Hakvoort · May 14, 2013
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  • Brunold L.

    Opposite side you can relax in a costa cafe with free wifi

    Brunold Loidl · March 25, 2013
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  • Brunold L.

    Check out http://www.yonghegong.cn/

    Brunold Loidl · March 25, 2013
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  • Dion V.

    The hutong across from here is worth the trip alone! Wudaoying hutong is a well hidden gem of beijings expat crowd.

    Dion Vainio · January 5, 2013
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  • CoCo

    It's a good place to pray!

    CoCo · August 30, 2012
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  • Brunold L.

    Entrance 25 RMB including a small CD

    Brunold Loidl · May 18, 2012
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  • Herbert Y.

    1) a must-visit in Beijing, if only for its unbelievable buddha statue made entirely of one single piece of sacred tree; 2) must-go place for prayers; 3) avoid the crowd during national holidays

    Herbert Yang · April 14, 2012
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  • Go Go Mojo Superfly

    The Temple might ne nothing special. But there are lots of Hutongs in the area. Check em' out!

    Go Go Mojo Superfly · December 25, 2011
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  • Andrew C.

    One of the largest Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries in the world. In the heart of busy Bejing, slow down and reflect on how awesome it is to wander such a historical and spiritual place!

    Andrew Cerda · December 14, 2011
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    We could happily spend many tranquil hours watching the fragrant smoke curl up from the incense burners, listening to the monks chant their sutras, and rubbing the carvings on the prayer wheels. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · November 10, 2011
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  • Gustavo M.

    Get off in yonghegong (line 2) pay the ticket, and read a book lying in the quiet areas of this temple

    Gustavo M · October 7, 2011
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  • ιηɠσ

    You gotta go there at Chinese New Years'.

    ιηɠσ · March 6, 2011
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  • sealon

    Yong He Gong Lama Temple 雍和宫

    sealon · May 21, 2010
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  • Katiiii M.

    يك معبد بزرگ بودايى تبتى كه بزرگترين مجسمه چوبى يك تكه بودا در اين معبده و علاوه بر اون مجسمه هاى ديدنى مختلفى كه جلوى تك تكشون بوداييها با سه چوب نازك آتش زده شده سه بار سجده و اداى احترام ميكنن ..

    Katiiii Miss · April 11, 2015
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  • Jinny Melissa F.

    La guía automática cuesta 100 de depósito, 50 alquiler y 25 de entrada, te dan un CD

    Jinny Melissa Funes Blanco · February 27, 2015
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  • Jinny Melissa F.

    Para ir por metro tomar la linea 2 salida c en la calle y tomar a la izquierda

    Jinny Melissa Funes Blanco · February 27, 2015
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  • Jinny Melissa F.

    Te dan incienso gratis al entrar para poder participar de la experiencia de una manera más personal con la tradición religiosa

    Jinny Melissa Funes Blanco · February 27, 2015
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  • Tzu-Chi Y.

    如果遇到臘八節,記得提早起床來這裡排隊喝粥。

    Tzu-Chi Yen · January 29, 2015
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  • Amaury Angelo G.

    Espiritualidade

    Amaury Angelo Gonzaga · November 21, 2014
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  • shadow247

    居然还有字数限制…为啥啊

    shadow247 · September 13, 2014
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  • wang n.

    生活环境就是这样sxxx

    wang ning · August 24, 2014
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  • Blog Mochilando

    Flagra: Na China um monge curtindo o Instagram do #blogmochilando Que modernidade! 😂 Dica do @leoobata Read more

    Blog Mochilando · February 13, 2014
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  • OrcaXS S.

    12块钱享受一次有得洗手的公厕,还是不错的

    OrcaXS Suen · July 17, 2013
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