Built in 1694, the Yonghe Gong (Lama Temple) was the residence of Prince Yin Zhen, a son of Emperor Kang Xi of the Qing ... More
Built in 1694, the Yonghe Gong (Lama Temple) was the residence of Prince Yin Zhen, a son of Emperor Kang Xi of the Qing Dynasty. After the prince came to the throne, half of the residence was used as an imperial palace and the other half was converted into a lamasery. For many years, it was a the leading center for Yellow Hat Shamanism, a distinctive branch of Tibetan Buddhism. It features five large halls and five courtyards with beautifully decorative archways, upturned eaves and carved details. Also known as the Palace of Peace and Harmony, this site houses a treasury of Buddhist art, including sculptured images of Gods, demons and Buddhas, as well as Tibetan-style murals.
Tiananmen, the front gate of the Forbidden City, is considered the center of Beijing. With its raised viewing balcony overlooking
Tiananmen Square, it was here on October 1, 1949 that Chairman Mao declared victory in China's long and brutal ...
The Classic Courtyard Ideally located in Hutong area in Beijing's city centre, The Classic Courtyard is a 5 minutes walk
from line 2 and line 5 Yonghegong Lama Temple subway station. It offers clean and comfortable accommodation with convenient ...
Situated in the south of the city, this stunning temple park was built between 1406 and 1420. It was here
that the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties prayed, through an elaborate ritual, to the gods for good ...
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