Eight Great Temples (Ba Da Chu Park), Beijing

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#19 of 185 in Historic Sites in Beijing
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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  • May 18, 2017
    As a residence in Beijing for more than 10 years I am surprised I did not know about this place before. I came here with a friend. We were a bit late and lazy so we booked an Uber/DiDi taxi to go ther...  more »
  • May 13, 2017
    Badachu Park is a famous Buddhist holy land, eight eight Emperor is said to have built the temple got its name. 1, various car parks within the unimpeded rampage, dusty and pedestrians suffer. 2, Park real estate development, the landscape was severely damaged. 3, filled with commercial development, easy Street, landscape unable to watch visitors rest seats had less commercial encroachment. 4, the speaker disrupts the quiet environment of business.
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  • March 9, 2017
    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 »

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