Saturday Afternoon at the Lama Temple

Walking the grounds of the Lama Temple offered a respite from the busy week. Known as the “Palace of Peace and Harmony,” the Lama Temple (Yonghegong) was originally the home of an emperor. It is a Mongolian-Tibetan temple and monastery dating back to the late 16th century.

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The Lama Temple is located at 12 Yonghegong Dajie, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing, Yonghegong Lama Temple subway stop on Line 2.

14 thoughts on “Saturday Afternoon at the Lama Temple

  1. Wow, that is stunning. I wish I could also visit the temple. I live in Johannesburg (South Africa) and we have the Nan Hua temple a few hours drive away. I try and visit at least once a year, it is a very special experience. Thankyou for the great post and pics share. 🙂

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