Beijing Religion One Day TourIn this Beijing Religion Tour,you will Visit Lama Temple, Baiyun Taoist Temple, Niujie Mosque, Fayuan Temple and Eastern Cathedral. By this Beijing Muslim day tour package,you can experience special cultures in China and have a better understanding of the religions in China.
We will pick you up at 8:30 from your hotel. First visit Yonghe Lama Temple, a renowned lama temple of the Yellow Hat Sect of Lamaism. Built initially in 1694 during the Qing Dynasty, this building was the residence of Emperor Yongzheng when he was just a prince. However, in 1744 the Qing Dynasty formally changed the status of the dwelling to that of a lamasery.
Then proceed to Baiyun Taoist Temple, the largest Taoist center in Beijing. There are still Taoist monks in the temple and they will talk to you. The temple is also the headquarters of the China Taoism Association.
After lunch, go to Niujie Mosque, a 1,000-year-old mosque in the heart of the Muslim-dominated Niujie area of Beijing. The Niujie Mosque is the oldest in Beijing, having been founded about 1.000year ago. In the course of several reconstructions. Chinese architectural features have supplanted the original Islamic influences.
After touring the mosque,go to visit the nearby Fayuan Temple (Temple of the Origin of the Dharma). Fayuan Temple was built in the Tang Dynasty, situated at the south of Jiaozi Alley outside the Beijing Xuanwumen. It is not only the oldest Buddhist temple, but also the location for the China Buddhism Institution and China Buddhism Library and Relic Centre, as well as an important venue for nurturing young monks and Buddhism research.
Lastly, you are arranged to visit the Eastern Cathedral, one of the oldest Catholic Churches in Beijing. Return to your hotel in Beijing. The present building was rebuilt in 1904 on the ruins of the burned church. The East Church was originally called Saint Joseph's Church, and was built in the 12th year (1655) of Emperor Shunzhi during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
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