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Eight Great Temples (Ba Da Chu Park), Beijing

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Eight Great Temples (Ba Da Chu Park) by using our Beijing vacation generator.
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  • Having lived in Beijing for years we visited Badachu at least a couple times a year. Not too difficult to reach. We took subway to Pingguoyuan Station and then an easy, inexpensive 10 minute taxi from...  more »
  • Long history with Fahai Park where there was a temple and the famous Chinese Buddhist research facilities are also located here. Spring in the section of the fair in a grand celebration meeting is open and very crowded, was buzzing.
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  • Great temple area in Beijing, Badachu park. The park is located round about 1 hour away from the city center of Beijing. The temple is everyday open for worshipper. You can reach the park by train and...  more »

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