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Temples in Beijing China
Beijing Temple of Confucius
The Temple of Confucius at Beijing is the second largest Confucian Temple in China, after the one in Confucius' hometown of Qufu.
The temple was built in 1302, and officials used it to pay their respects to Confucius until 1911. The compound was enlarged twice, during the Ming and Qing dynasties and now occupies some 20,000 square meters. From 1981 until 2005, the Temple of Confucius also housed part of the art collection of the Capital Museum. It stands on Guozijian Street near the Imperial Academy.
Kerry Centre Hotel Beijing
1 Guang Hua Road, Chaoyang, Beijing, China
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Situated in Chaoyang, the Kerry Hotel offers a stylish base while visiting Beijing, and also includes a fitness centre, indoor tennis courts and a Jacuzzi. The city centre is only an easy drive from the hotel.
The Kerry Hotel is a 5-star hotel with a range of modern luxuries including a kids pool and a coffee bar. The hotel employees are available 24-hours a day and can book tours and tickets. The hotel's multilingual staff will be happy to provide dining suggestions and help you organise your stay in Beijing.
Rooms at the Kerry Hotel are contemporary and modern, and feature slippers, in-room movies and a mini bar. All rooms feature a private bathroom including a bathrobe and amenities. Complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities and a hair dryer are also provided in each room.
Guests can wake up to a buffet breakfast every morning, before setting off for a day of sightseeing in Beijing. Room service is provided around the clock, and a large variety of dining options can also be found in the vicinity of the hotel. The hotel's restaurant serves international, Chinese and Beijing cuisine.
Beijing's attractions, including China Central Television Headquarters and China World Trade Center Tower III, are within an easy walking distance of the Kerry Hotel. The hotel is situated less than a 20-minute walk from Beijing Central Business District.
Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven Park is located in the Chongwen District, Beijing. Originally, this was the place where emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) and Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911) held the Heaven Worship Ceremony. It is China's largest and most representative existing masterpiece among China’s ancient sacrificial buildings. First built in 1420, the 18th year of the reign of Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), it was enlarged and rebuilt during the reigns of the Ming emperor Jiajing and the Qing emperor Qianlong
Tianning Temple Beijing
The Tianning Temple is located in the Guang'anmen district of Beijing, China. The temple contains the 12th-century Pagoda of Tianning Temple. The pagoda is a Liao Dynasty pagoda built from around 1100 to 1119 or 1120 CE, shortly before the Liao Dynasty was conquered by Song and Jin.
Guanghua Temple Beijing
Guanghua Temple is located on 31 Ya'er Hutong, north of Shichahai in the Xicheng District of Beijing. First found during the Yuan Dynasty (1271 - 1368), it is one of Beijing's most renowned Buddhist temples
Beijing Dongyue Temple
The Beijing Dongyue Temple ("Beijing Eastern Peak Temple") is a Daoist (Taoist) temple in the Chaowai area, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China. The temple is dedicated to the God of Mount Tai. "Dongyue" ("Eastern Peak") is a synonym for Mount Tai, the easternmost and holiest of the Five Sacred Mountains of Taoism.
Founded during the Yuan Dynasty, the Dongyue Temple is the largest temple of the Zhengyi school of Taoism in northern China and protected as a National Key Cultural Relict. The temple also serves as the Beijing Folk Customs Museum
Imperial Ancestral Temple
The Imperial Ancestral Temple, Ancestral Hall or Taimiao of Beijing, is a historic site in the heart of the city, just outside the Forbidden City, where during both the Ming and Qing Dynasties, sacrificial ceremonies were held on the most important festival occasions in honor of the imperial family's ancestors.
The temple, which resembles the Forbidden City's ground plan, is a cluster of buildings in three large courtyards separated by walls
The Guangji Temple of Beijing, located at inner Fuchengmen Street, in the Xicheng District, is a renowned Buddhist temple. It is also the headquarters of the Buddhist Association of China.
Originally built in the Jin Dynasty (1115-1234), additions were made to the temple by successive dynasties. However, the present temple was completed during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). It covers an area of 5.766 acres (23,330 m2). The major structures in the temple divides between the main gate and four other large halls and many other temples
The Beijing Changchun Temple (Beijing Changchun Si) is a Buddhist temple in the Xuanwu District of Beijing, China. The temple also houses the Xuanwu Cultural Museum.
The temple is located at 9 Changchun Jie in Xuanwu district, Beijing.
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