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Dazhong Temple Ancient Bell Museum

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Address: West Sanhuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100098, China
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+86 10 6255 0843
08:24 - 16:33
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Sun - Sat 08:24 - 16:33

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It's not a temple but a bell museum

It's a 850 meter walk (10 min) from exit A of the Dazhongsi metro station on line 13. I thought I was going to see a temple, but this is a museum about bells set in the Buddhist... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 January 2016
Paulo D
Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

It's a 850 meter walk (10 min) from exit A of the Dazhongsi metro station on line 13. I thought I was going to see a temple, but this is a museum about bells set in the Buddhist Jue Sheng Temple. This is not an active temple with incense burning or worshipers. It's completely converted to a museum. The museum... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Once you actually find it, it is worth a visit. Nearby jewellery and art centres also worth a quick visit too. Has some amazing bells and is currently working on improving the information and exhibits.

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Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

It is perplexing that this temple is ranked so low. There are wonders and achievements at many levels in this temple. Bell casting is a highly sophisticated technology even for a bell as tall as a person. If the alloy and timing is not perfectly controlled, the bell will crack. This bell is one of two largest working bells in... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013 via mobile

No idea when it will open again, its a bit tricky to find, walk past the Sunig store on your left, (keep the elevated highway on your right) just past the bus stops you will find it.

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Independence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

My wife and I visited here about 2 years ago. I tried to write a review then, but it was not listed. Perhaps I missed the notification that someone finally realized it was real? We went during the week, a Tuesday I believe. It happened to be the day it was free and the guide was free. I was a... More 

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