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Beijing: Skip-the-Line Yonghe Lama Temple Ticket

Product ID: 230497
Visit the previous imperial residence and one of the most famous Tibetan Buddhist temples outside of Tibet with a ticket to the Yonghe Lama Temple. Immerse yourself in the incense burning and spiritual atmosphere as you see where monks pray.
About this ticket
Valid 1 day
Starting time 9:30 AM
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Skip the ticket line to explore the largest and best-preserved lamasery in China
  • Marvel at the largest sandalwood carved Buddha in the world
  • Discover 3 Guinness World Record masterpieces in the temple
Full description
Discover the most renowned Tibetan Buddhist temple outside of Tibet, the Lama Temple which was converted to a lamasery in 1744 after serving as the former residence of Emperor Yong Zheng.

To enter, simply redeem your ticket at the meeting point to enter the temple. Choose a premium option to enjoy a coffee. When you arrive inside, marvel at the elaborate construction and explore the temple's vivid history.

Along the way, find stunning statues of the 4 heavenly kings, the larger-than-life bronze statue of Tsong Khapa and 18m-high Maitreya statue carved entirely out of a single sandalwood tree. Also witness the world's tallest Buddha statue made out of a tree, which is included in the Guinness Book of World Records. See pilgrims prostrating themselves in submission at full length within its halls, and you can try to do the worship with incense following the locals.

  • Entrance ticket for Yonghe Lama Temple
  • A medium sized coffee (if option selected)
  • Self-served incense
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Cameras
Know before you go
• You need to redeem the physical ticket with your GetYourGuide voucher at the meeting point
• The temple is open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM during November 1 - March 31, from 9 AM to 4:30 PM during April 1 - October 31
• The redemption of ticket is available from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM during November 1 - March 31, from 9:30 AM to 4 PM during April 1 - October 31
• Photography is prohibited in the temple
• Tickets must be used on the specific day you booked
• Tickets can only be used once, and re-entry is not allowed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.6 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

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    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Tickets was not valid and could not go inside. Only allowed to buy tickets at the gate.

October 7, 2019

A definite must see when in Beijing!

July 22, 2019

October 30, 2019

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