Badachu Park is an attractive place to visit all year round. It has a pleasant temperate climate, remaining cool in summer and warm in winter. Visitors can stroll from one temple to another, enjoying the beautiful scenery and admiring the arbor and rare ancient trees.
The name Badachu means Eight Great Sites, and refers to the eight Buddhist temples and monasteries scattered across Cuiwei, Pingpo and Lushi hills at the foot of Beijing's Western Hills Scenic Area.
Three sites in Badachu Park are most worthy of a visit. Lingguang Temple, is famous for stupa which stands majestically, the golden fish pond where the beautiful brocade carps swim delightedly, the heart sutra wall and arhats wall present splendid sight. Dabei Temple is noted for the lifelike eighteen arhats in the Hall of Mahavira which were molded by the famous sculptor Liu Yuan living in Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). Xiangjie Temple, which is neatly laid out, have two steles inscribed the writings by the emperors Kangxi, Qianlong and Jiaqing.
Admission: CNY 10 for Entrance Charge
CNY 20 for Cable Car
CNY 40 for Slide
CNY 55 for Combination ticket (including Cable Car and Slide)
Opening Hours: 05:00 to 19:30
Bus Route: 311, 347, 389, 622, 958, 972...