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Lama Temple (Yonghegong): Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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A series of beautiful pavilions comprise this Mongolian-Tibetan yellow-sect temple, which features an impressive fifty-four-foot high Buddha carved from one piece of Tibetan sandalwood.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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No.12 Yonghegong Street, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This temple is vast, with many different temples within. You can take a small bundle of incense sticks for free when you enter. However spread your burning as you have over 10 opportunities to burn and pray. The temple and grounds are very well kept,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a beautiful site. Worth a visit if you have a spare hour. Can get very busy, so best if you go first thing in a morning.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit early to get the best chance to see the Buddah first to have your prayers and thanks received. They give out the incence free. The largest statute was something else.!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rochort12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every place we visited was different and had a different historical aspect. We had a great tour guide (Vivie Tours) who could explain the significance and history of each of these attractions, which brought them to life for us.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sackos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting experience as there is so much incense burning and worshiping, many people come here to pray. Rather smokey in places but well worth the visit. Lots of temples to visit throughout the grounds.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CO0KIE_M0NSTER
Reviewed 1 week ago

Other review will capture adequately the Lama Temple itself. More important is to understand that Lama Temple, the Confucius Temple and Guozijian are all in the same area and may be visited together. Wrap up by walking back through Wudaoying Hukou

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful and calm compared to lots of places in Beijing. It was really interesting to see people actually worshipping there.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank cozzah99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Experiencing the lama temple in person was amazing. Visitors can also burn incense sticks and pay their respects. We found the temple very calming

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank laylaaxc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really a good place to go for visit. Superb and amazing architectures and artworks. Also this 18m tall White Sandalwood statue of the Maitreya Buddha.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lama temple is the definition of itself, traditional structure and very ancient, I enjoy coming here a lot because i never get tired of taking picture of the structure and the garden

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Holy R
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NHANNGUYEN2036
24 August 2018|
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Response from Jackson L | Reviewed this property |
Many. all along the road across the main entrance
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Helen L
29 January 2018|
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Response from LondonHH72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you could visit without one. But, I think going with a guide would be beneficial. That is what we did.
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GreatBlakes
29 December 2017|
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Response from SumanRajManandhar | Reviewed this property |
Lama Temple is very near to subway. so reaching there is fairly easy
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