Baoguo Temple, Beijing

Baoguo Temple, Beijing

Constructed originally by the Liao Dynasty, the Baoguo Temple is located in Ming City Wall Side Park. During the Ming Dynasty, this temple was destroyed by an earthquake and was reconstructed in a larger scale. The temple is frequented by tourists and locals who flock here to admire the amazing ancient city wall scenery. Here, you will also find the largest folk Collection Market in Beijing.

Collectors flock to this Collection Market to shop for real, rare items at the Chinese Ceramics Shop, Chinese Currency Shop, Chinese Comic Collection Shop, Chinese Jade Shop, Chinese Painting Shop, Poker Collection Shop and Medal Collection Shop.

If you are interested in authentic Chinese collector’s items and artifacts, a visit to Baoguo Temple is a must. At the story book collector shops, you can also find interesting picture story books. Poker collections include a stunning range of seventeen thousand pokers from China and abroad.

Visit Baoguo Temple during weekends and you will find this place lively and vibrant with a lot of excitement in the air. Caishikou Department Store is located right opposite Baoguo Temple. This market is popular for its trade show featuring gold accessories. Interestingly, during the Qing Dynasty, this was where criminals were executed.

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Sight Map

Sight Name: Baoguo Temple
Sight Location: Beijing, China
Sight Type: Religious Site
Guide(s) containing this sight: Self-guided Tour: Places of Worship, South-West Beijing  

Walking Tours in Beijing, China

Walking Tour: Beijing Temples

Walking Tour: Beijing Temples

Chinese temples are of unique beauty and have withstood many dynasties, beginning with the Qin Dynasty. Because the temples have always been connected to the imperial families, many of them were destroyed by 1949 when the last dynasty ended. Nevertheless, a great number of beautiful temples with great history still stand in Beijing. Take the following tour to discover the most famous temples in the city:

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.4 km
Shopping Around Chaoyang Park

Shopping Around Chaoyang Park

Chaoyang Park is located in the North-East area of Beijing. The park itself represents one of Beijing’s main attractions, with its great beauty and infrastructure, as well as a number of famous markets that lie in the area. This guide will take you to some of the best features of Chaoyang Park.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.1 km
Walking Tour: Beijing’s Modern Architecture

Walking Tour: Beijing’s Modern Architecture

Beijing is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with a great history of more than 2000 years. The majority of buildings in the city preserve that history, though you will notice a fast rising number of modern buildings emerging with impressive design, size and shape. Check out the famous modern architecture of Beijing in the next self-guided tour:

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 km
Beijing Museums and Art Galleries

Beijing Museums and Art Galleries

Beijing is the political and cultural center of China. The museums in this wonderful city will impress you not only with their beauty and fascinating collections, but also with the stunning architecure of the buildings the museums are housed in. Take the following tour to discover the most popular museums in Beijing and to find out more about the city's history, traditions and culture.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.6 km
Self-guided Tour: Places of Worship, South-West Beijing

Self-guided Tour: Places of Worship, South-West Beijing

Beijing’s places of worship are some of the best links to the city's history. The unique churches, Buddhist and Taoist Temples, and beautiful Muslim Mosques all tell great tales of the history of Beijing. Many of them have been partially or completely destroyed over the years either structurally by wars, or internally by the changes of political power. Visit the most beautiful places of worship in Beijing in the next self-guided tour:

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.7 km
Antiques Hunting Tour

Antiques Hunting Tour

While enjoying the city, make sure to check out our amazing tour, comprised of handpicked antique markets, filled with original, rare and beautiful items. Discover both the work of local craftsmen and articles that traveled from other countries and cultures.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km

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