Biyun Temple


Overview

Also known as Temple of Azure Clouds, Biyun Temple is located in Haidian District, a northwestern suburb of Beijing. Sitting just outside the northern gate of Xiangshan Park, it is around 20 kilometers away from the city center of Beijing.

Bearing a long history, it was initially built around 1331 during Yuan Dynasty. However, it went through reconstruction during both the Ming and the Qing Dynasties and the current structure strongly reminds of Ming architecture.

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