White Cloud Temple
White Cloud Temple, once the Taoist centre of northern China, was founded in AD 739, although most of the temple halls date from the...
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The counterpart of the Southeast Corner Watchtower, the Xībiànmén Watchtower is not as impressive as its robust and better-known...
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Capital Museum information
Behind the riveting good looks of the Capital Museum are some first-rate galleries, including a mesmerising collection of ancient Buddhist statues and a lavish exhibition of Chinese porcelain. There is also an interesting chronological history of Běijīng, an exhibition that is dedicated to cultural relics of Peking opera, a fascinating Běijīng Folk Customs exhibition, and displays of ancient bronzes, jade, calligraphy and paintings.
Bring your passport for free entry. The small teahouse on the 2nd floor sells tea sets (from ¥500) as well as serving tea (from ¥15 per cup).
Come out of Exit C1 of Muxidi subway station (Line 1), and you'll soon see the museum on your right (200m).