Stone-Carved Scriptures Exhibition Hall
The Yunju Temple Stone-Carved Scriptures Exhibition Hall is located in Yunju Temple, at the foot of Mount Baidai, in Fangshan District in the southwestern suburbs of Beijing, 70 kilometers from downtown. It is famous for its 14,278 stone slabs carved with the Buddhist scriptures known as the Tripitaka.
The stone-carved scriptures are imbued with great academic and cultural value. Their academic value lies in the fact that they are the best compilation of various versions of the Tripitaka, and of particular importance is the fact that the collection includes scriptures that have never been found in other versions of the Tripitaka. The cultural value of the scriptures lies in the skilful carving and beautiful calligraphy.
Address: Yunju Temple, Fangshan District
Entry ticket: 40 yuan
Opening hours: 8:30-17:00
Transportation: Bus No. 917, 922, 616, 759, 971 or Train No. 7095