Eight Great Temples (Ba Da Chu Park), Beijing

#19 of 163 in Parks in Beijing
Park · Hidden Gem · Historic Walking Area
A complex of monasteries at the foot of Beijing's Western Hill, Eight Great Temples (Ba Da Chu Park) represent an important Buddhist center and a serene escape from the capital. Take a cable car to get a good view of this vast suburban temple complex, of which the Temple of Eternal Peace is most famous. Stroll from temple to temple, and admire the pergolas, gardens, rare old trees, ponds, water mills, and ornate shrines. Children will enjoy a long open tube ride to the bottom, making the area a popular spot for family outings. Climb up to the observation deck on the 14-story pagoda for a sweeping view of Beijing's suburbs, or observe monk trainees carrying out their daily chores. Use our Beijing journey maker website to add Eight Great Temples (Ba Da Chu Park) and other attractions to your Beijing vacation plans.
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  • Because I went there during winter, so it was really cold up there. There are quite a number of temples at the first phase. As you go further up, there will be also temples.  more »
  • You can easily spend a day here. All complex is beautiful, a lot of things to see. And a great view from a top.  more »
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