Lama Temple

Scenic Level : AAAA
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  • Best Time to Visit:

    All Year Round
  • Duration:

    1 Day
  • Admission:

    25RMB 25RMB
  • Opening Hours:

    From November 1st to March 31st : 09:00-16:30
    From April 1st to October 31st: 09:00-17:00


Lama Temple

The Temple is located in the northeast corner of urban Beijing, where the emperor Kangxi built a mansion in the 33rd year of the Qing Dynasty (1694) and gave it to his fourth son, Prince Yong, hence the title: “Prince Yong's Palace”. In the third year of Yongzheng (1725), the palace was changed into a temporary imperial residence, called Lama Temple.

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What's inside Lama Temple

Archway Courtyard - Zhaotai Gate
In the southernmost courtyard of the Yonghe Temple, a huge spirit screen can be seen, and opposite the screen is a three-room, four-pillared, and nine-story multicolored archway. After passing the archway, there is a special road for the emperors’ and empresses’ carriages. To the north is the Zhaotai Gate, the gate of Yonghe Temple, and on both sides of the gate are the Bell and Drum Towers.

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