Chéngdé’s largest temple is a not-so-small replica of Lhasa’s Potala Palace and houses the nebulous presence of Avalokiteshvara...
Temple of Sumeru, Happiness & Longevity
East of the Pǔtuózōngchéng Temple, this huge temple was built in honour of the sixth Panchen Lama, who stayed here in 1781....
With its squeaking prayer wheels and devotional intonations of its monks, Chéngdé’s only active temple was built in 1755 in anticipation...
Shūxiàng Temple information
Lonely Planet review
Surrounded by a low red wall, with its large halls rising on the hill behind and huge stone lions parked outside, this temple is almost permanently closed. Just to the west of Shūxiàng Temple is a military zone which foreigners are not allowed to access, so don’t go wandering around.