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Peking Five-Pagoda Temple (Wuta Si)

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Address: Wuta Temple County, Baishi Bridge, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
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Phone Number: +86 10 6217 3836
09:00 - 16:00
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The temple has recently been renovated and is well worth a visit. The journey from the subway station (exit c - south of the National Library stop) is along the yuan dynasty... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 August 2016
Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The temple has recently been renovated and is well worth a visit. The journey from the subway station (exit c - south of the National Library stop) is along the yuan dynasty canal which goes from Xizhimen to the summer palace. It is a delightful walk and almost makes you forget what an ugly city Beijing is. A visit can... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

It's a 750 meter walk (10 min) from exit C of the National Library metro station on line 4 or 9. This is also known as the Diamond Throne Pagoda or Zhenjue Temple. There are English signs with good detail. This is not an active worship site; no incense and no monks. Architecturally, there are 2 other "diamond throne pagoda"-style... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

but we whined at the director and were granted entrance. Two young women who were guides wanting to practice their English led us around the outside of the temple, and through the stone stele and statues. We spent over 2 hours learning about the temple's architecture and the various monuments, along with the ruins of the temple formerly sited in... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

Visited in Oct 2011, this is one of the most revered temples I've been too. The Pagoda Temple is reminicient of the Small Goose/Big Goose Pagoda in Xi'An. Preachers are occasionally here burning the sticks to preach to Buddha. Similar to the Lama Temple too. Nice place to see the temples but nothing around to eat.

Thank Liusi0820
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

so brilliant. i am blown away with the amount of beautiful temples that are in beijing. this is by far my favourite. well worth seeing

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

The Five Pagoda Temple, also known as Wuta Temple and formerly Zhenjue Si, may well be worth a visit but you won't get a chance to find out immediately. It is now part of the Beijing Stone Carving Art Museum which, as of October 15, 2013, is closed "for a series of construction projects". There was no indication on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

It's never in the top of must see temples of Beijing. But the people does not know what misses.

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