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Peking Five-Pagoda Temple (Wuta Si)

Wuta Temple County, Baishi Bridge, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
+86 10 6217 3836
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Nice temple with interesting collection of stone carvings

Visited this with my brother who is a scholar of Catholics in China. In this museum (which features... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
bladdamasta
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Fairlight, Australia
via mobile
well worth a visit

The temple has recently been renovated and is well worth a visit. The journey from the subway... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
stephenl1818
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Beijing, China
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Wuta Temple County, Baishi Bridge, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this with my brother who is a scholar of Catholics in China. In this museum (which features a unusual temple with 5 pagodas) is a collection of tombstones of Jesuits and Vincentians. These were very interesting and there are English plaques giving some info...More

Thank bladdamasta
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The temple has recently been renovated and is well worth a visit. The journey from the subway station (exit c - south of the National Library stop) is along the yuan dynasty canal which goes from Xizhimen to the summer palace. It is a delightful...More

Thank stephenl1818
Reviewed 23 January 2016

It's a 750 meter walk (10 min) from exit C of the National Library metro station on line 4 or 9. This is also known as the Diamond Throne Pagoda or Zhenjue Temple. There are English signs with good detail. This is not an active...More

1  Thank Paulo D
Reviewed 25 August 2015

but we whined at the director and were granted entrance. Two young women who were guides wanting to practice their English led us around the outside of the temple, and through the stone stele and statues. We spent over 2 hours learning about the temple's...More

Thank Travelingmaven
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Visited in Oct 2011, this is one of the most revered temples I've been too. The Pagoda Temple is reminicient of the Small Goose/Big Goose Pagoda in Xi'An. Preachers are occasionally here burning the sticks to preach to Buddha. Similar to the Lama Temple too....More

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 7 June 2015

so brilliant. i am blown away with the amount of beautiful temples that are in beijing. this is by far my favourite. well worth seeing

Thank debbie1961255068
Reviewed 14 June 2014

The Five Pagoda Temple, also known as Wuta Temple and formerly Zhenjue Si, may well be worth a visit but you won't get a chance to find out immediately. It is now part of the Beijing Stone Carving Art Museum which, as of October 15,...More

2  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 8 April 2012

It's never in the top of must see temples of Beijing. But the people does not know what misses.

5  Thank tetelu
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