Fayuan Temple was built during the Tang Dynasty (618-917). Situated south of Jiaozi Alley outside Xuanwumen, this is the oldest ancient Buddhist temple in Beijing. It also houses the China Buddhist Association, the China Buddhism Institution and the China Buddhism Library and Relic Center, thus serving as an important venue for nurturing young monks and Buddhist research. Fayuan Temple spreads over an area of 6700 m². Fayuan Temple consists of 13 halls carefully spread out over a huge compound.
Address: No. 7, Front Fayuanshi Street, Xuanwu District, Beijing
Tel: 86 10 8351 7182
Opening Hours: open daily (8AM -15:00)
How to Get There: Take Bus No. 381, 54, 604, 613, 646
Admission Ticket: 5 yuan