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Pool and Mulberry Tree Temple (Tanzhe Si)

Western Hills, 48km (30 miles) W of Beijing, Beijing, China
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This Buddhist temple dates back 1,600 years and is surrounded by peaceful hills and beautiful gardens.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
29 Sep 2014
“okay, but not great”
11 Jun 2014
“Beautiful temple and atmosphere, bit expensive”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Western Hills, 48km (30 miles) W of Beijing, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

If you are relatively new to China and have not already been overdosed on temples, then this might be a nice day trip if you want an escape from the overbearing security of the Tiananmen area or the heavy crowds at the Temple of Heaven...More

Thank dalaohu
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

TIP: don't buy incense outside the temple with the intention of bringing it in! Outside incense is not allowed, which is fine, since the temple provides incense and is included in your ticket fee. Conditions weren't ideal the day I went - a bit rainy...More

1  Thank Vivian J
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We had taken the Day-tour from Beijing to visit this. It's about an hour away from Beijing and about 10 kms from Jietai-si temple. It's nestled in the mountains. It's Not very crowded, since few tourists bother to travel out of beijing in search of...More

2  Thank Sowjanya75
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I've traveled in europe and now china and in europe i ended up visiting a lot of cathedrals so it goes that i'm going to see a lot of temples in china. By the way the temples do offer a lot of photographic opps, but...More

5  Thank Hoben01
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Tanzhe has beautiful tress and environment, provided is not throng by too many tourist. It was pricy compared to the other famous locations ( summer palace , forbidden city and etc). Given the distance you need to travel and the price you pay Vs. satisfaction,...More

3  Thank Lvamp
Reviewed 7 September 2013

It was about 2 hours car ride from the city to there. You also have to go up a hill slope that curves like a snake. I could imagine a lot of bikers who want to get out on the weekend would definitely come here....More

6  Thank Alienandbear
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Visited this splendid temple complex on a weekday afternoon and found it to be quiet and peaceful. If you have more than a few hours available, there is a walk up the mountainside to the Dragon Pool.

5  Thank Stevenjenkins7
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