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Wanshou Temple (Temple of Longevity)

Suzhou Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
+86 10 6842 3565
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active temple; houses Beijing Art Museum

It's a 1.2 km walk (20 min) from exit A of the National Library metro station on line 4 or 9. It's... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
Paulo D
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Beijing, China
perfect mid-day destination

Enjoyed a serene walk across the temple, very quiet, very meditative. You can geght them as you... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2016
Maria A
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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good19%
  • Average32%
  • Poor6%
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9 Mar 2016
“active temple; houses Beijing Art Museum”
22 Feb 2016
“perfect mid-day destination”
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Suzhou Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
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+86 10 6842 3565
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

It's a 1.2 km walk (20 min) from exit A of the National Library metro station on line 4 or 9. It's a Buddhist temple and worshipers are seen making offerings. However, no incense and no monks. Red placards are hung along the fence with...More

Thank Paulo D
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Enjoyed a serene walk across the temple, very quiet, very meditative. You can geght them as you pray at the different scented candles and light them as you pray at the various steps of the Temple. The massive Buddah statue at the very end is...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Nice place it's a beutifull place. Great country, really its amazing i will back, magnifico pais jna belleza

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Great place for tourists. Wonderful. Its good first thing in morning. You can watch all the different people.

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This temple is well-worth a visit. It is located on the canal that goes on to the summer palace and the western hills and now is used as an art museum. A visit can be combined with a walk along the canal (lined by willow...More

2  Thank stephenl1818
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Wanshou temple is one of the most famous ancient temples in western Beijing. It was built in the 5th year under the reign of emperor Wanli of Ming Dynasty (1577) It is said that the empress Dowager Cixi used to take a rest on the...More

4  Thank tetelu
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Wanshou temple is one of the most famous ancient temples in western Beijing. It was built in the 5th year under the reign of emperor Wanli of Ming Dynasty (1577) It is said that the empress Dowager Cixi used to take a rest on the...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016
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