Fayuan Temple

Fayuan Temple

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Fayuan Temple

Introduction: IntroductionFayuan Temple is the longest existing temple in Beijing city. It was built in the ..

Tickets:Fayuan temple fee and opening hoursAdmission 5yuanOpening hours 8:30-11:00, 14:00-15:

Travel Tips:Tips1.Please respect the habitude when visiting the temple.2.Do not touch figure of Buddha, d..

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Fayuan Temple Introduction

Introduction
Fayuan Temple is the longest existing temple in Beijing city. It was built in the nineteenth of Zhenguan period of Tang Dynasty(A.D. 645 year), it was originally named “Mercy loyalty Temple”. it has a history of 1,300 years and is o­ne of the famous “Neibasha”, it also o­ne of the large Buddhist temples that are relatively complete. It is rich in cultural heritage. Tao House has two layers, and the lower o­ne has been designated as “display for successive Buddhist Sculptures”. In the center of the front part, there is a huge wooden golden covered lying Buddha, which is 7.4 meters long. It is the largest carving statue of the Ming Dynasty in the city. The lilacs planted in the temple are also very famous. o­n April 26, 1924, the poet Xu Zhimo with Tagore, the great Indian poet, had come to visit the ancient temple to enjoy the lilac.

Fayuan Temple Features

Highlights
The temple with its classical elegance, attracts many celebrities to visit, and Ji Xiaolan, Hongliangji, Gong Zizhen, all are the regulars. In modern time, state guest Myanmar Prime Minister Wu Nu also visited here. Taiwan writer Li Ao, who published a long novel “Fayuan Temple” in recent years, was won the nomination of Nobel Prize for Literature. From then o­n , the international reputation of Fayuan Temple has been increasing. Over the last thousand plus years, the temple was destroyed by warfare, fire, and even an earthquake. Thus it has had to be rebuilt many times, and most of its surviving buildings date to the seventeenth-nineteenth centuries. The Heavenly King Hall is its main architecture. Inside the temple, Budai Monk is worshiped with four Heaven Kings standing o­n both sides. Above the Mahavira Hall is a board with "True Origin of Rules" written by the Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty. Numerous flowers and grasses are planted here. There are so many of clove that they have formed a forest, producing an exquisite scenery.

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Fayuan temple fee and opening hours
Admission 5yuan
Opening hours 8:30-11:00, 14:00-15:30

Fayuan Temple Transporation

Traffic
Bus 6,50,53,109,761

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