Black Temple of Wisdom

  • Dongcheng Qu, China
  • Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 
    Black Temple, or the Temple of Wisdom, is one of the finest examples of Buddhist architecture of the period. The temple is located in Beijing Chaoyangmen.

    Black church was erected in 1443 on the orders of Wang Zhen, chief eunuch at the court of Emperor Zhengtong Ming Dynasty. The name of the temple was through the dark blue tiles.

    In the temple there are 7 main rooms. Requires special attention Hall Ten Thousand Buddhas, which made more than 9,000 niches, and in each niche is a small statue of Buddha.
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      • Galleries and Museums

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