Yanshou Temple

Yanshou Temple

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Yanshou Temple

Introduction: IntroductionYanshou temple located 2 kilometers northeast of Heishan village, Changping Distric..

Tickets:Yanshou temple fee and opening hoursAdmission 35yuan including Lingshan and Lingshan templeConta..

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Yanshou Temple Introduction

Yanshou temple located 2 kilometers northeast of Heishan village, Changping District, 50km from Beijing city center. Yanshou Temple o­n the southern slope of Yinshan (Silver) Hill near Haizi Village. During the Liao and Kin dynasties many Buddhist temples were built around Yinshan. It is said that there were as many as seventy-two temples at o­ne time, Yanshou, also called Fahua Temple, built in 1125, the grandest of all. The pagoda forest was actually the cemetery of the monks of the temple.

Yanshou Temple Features

Yanshou Temple,originally named Zengjiabao Temple,is about 50 kilometers from the center of Beijing. the Ming Tombs,Mutianyu Great Wall, Pagoda Forest at Silver Mountain.Today o­nly seven pagodas still stand, five built during the Kin Dynasty and two during the Yuan Dynasty. All five Kin Dynasty pagodas are multi-eaved brick structures o­n huge Sumeru platforms. The platforms and the first storey of the pagodas are covered by beautiful relief carvings. Under the eaves are brick brackets. From the first storey o­n up, short eaves, close together, are spaced at between twenty and thirty meters, resembling ordinary pagodas rather than tomb pagodas. The two Yuan Dynasty pagodas are smaller, but each has its own characteristics. o­ne is a multi-eaved pagoda with brick brackets under the eaves. Its inward-curving lines give it a special elegance.

Yanshou Temple Tickets

Yanshou temple fee and opening hours
Admission 35yuan including Lingshan and Lingshan temple
Contact number 0376—2255019 2255299

Yanshou Temple Transporation

Bus 345 from city center to Changping north station, change to Jiuduhe station
Drive from Deshengmen to Waidajie 1.6km- Badaling highway 23.3km –Baofuquan 392m-Yongan road2.3km- Zhengfu street 125m-Changling town

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