Tanzhe Temple

The Pool and Cudrania Temple, known as Tanzhe Temple or Tanzhe Si in Chinese, is located about 40 kilometers west of Beijing in the southeast part of Mentougou District. The Tanzhe Temple was first built in 307 AD in the Jin Dynasty with a 1,700 years long history. It is the oldest temple in Beijing maybe with a even longer history than Beijing City, and it also has the reputation of the First Temple in Capital Beijing. Tanzhe Temple accepts many visitors who travel from other places to visit the temple every day. It is encircled by nine mountains lining up in a U-shaped.
The Pool and Cudrania Temple covers an area of 2.5 hectares ans spreads an area of 11.2 hectares outside. The total size including the forests on the mountains could reach to more than 121 hectares. The buildings were built according to the curve of the Tanzhe Mountain. The Pool and Cudrania Temple had 999 rooms at its peak time in the Qing Dynasty, sincerely a miniature of the imperial city. The Pool and Cudrania Temple is the largest ancient temple complex in the outskirts of Beijing which still keeps the Ming and Qing style. Here's some guide information of the Pool and Cudrania Temple (Tanzhe Si ) Contact number: +86 10 60802505  Opening hours: 08:00 – 18:00      Tickets: CNY35

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