|Lama Temple |
Originally built in 1694 as the residence of the future Yongzheng Emperor, this complex of beautifully designed buildings was transformed into a Tibetan Buddhist temple in the mid-18th century. The Falun Dian, the temple's teaching and assembly hall, features a large bronze statute of Tsongkapa, the founder of the Buddhist Yellow Hat sect.
|Ten Fu's Tea |
This chain sells high-quality tea from across the region. The friendly staff brews small cups of tea for customers to sample.
|Summer Palace |
The Summer Palace was once used by the imperial family as a retreat from the stress of Beijing city life. The grounds include a range of buildings and gardens, including the Hall of Benevolence & Longevity as well as the stunning Fragrant Buddha Tower, which offers superb views of Kunming Lake.