24 Hours Hotline: +86 137-3541-1378

Email:

Your Location: Home > Beijing Attractions > Hongluo Temple

Hongluo Temple

hongluo_Temple_1.jpg

Introduction
The Red Shells Temple, or Hongluo Si received its name from a legend that two spiral shells gave out red light in the evening. Located at the foot of the Hongluo Mountain, the temple is seven kilometers northwest of Huairou County.

History & Background
First built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), the temple is worth a visit in early summer because of the wild flowers, fresh air. Surrounded by hills dotted with pines and cypresses in different shapes, the temple's tasteful layout creates an atmosphere of quiet contemplation. Around the temple, the scenic area covers an area of 8 square kilometers (3 square miles). It is composed of two parts: two scenic spots and three Buddhist areas.

Layout & Function
Covering an area of 16.6 acres, Hongluo Temple is the largest temple in the Beijing's northern district. Surrounded by hills dotted with pines and cypresses in different shapes, the temple's tasteful layout creates an atmosphere of quiet contemplation.

hongluo_Temple_2.jpghongluo_Temple_3.jpg

Highlight
Hongluo Temple has relatively good tourist facilities. The Bamboo Fragrant Restaurant and the restaurant in Hongluo Hill Resort can accommodate a banquet over 500 guests. Hongluo Hill Resort located in the pinewoods, with the architecture of siheyuan (compound with houses around courtyard) and Japanese-style log cabin. There are over 200 beds of different grade, a gymnasium, a Karaoke lounge and conference rooms. In the morning, you can stroll in the pinewoods breathing in fresh air and fully enjoying the relaxation, comfort and romance far from the city.

hongluo_Temple_4.jpghongluo_Temple_5.jpg

Information
Address: four kilometers from Qingchun Road in the north Huairou District, Beijing

Tel: (+86 10) 6068 1967

Opening hours: Daily (7:00 – 18:00)

How to Get There: By tourist bus 6 or 16 from Xuanwumen, or go by 916 bus leaving from Dongzhimen bus stop.

Mosted Asked Questions about Hongluo Temple

Questions & Answers or Review
* Full Name
* E-mail
* Title of your review
* Your review
 

The following Beijing Private Tours may also interest you!

Duration:7 - 8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace

Tour Style:Immerse yourself in the Historic city of Beijing during a full-day tour of the city’s most significant historical sites: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tian’anmen Square and the Summer Palace. The four sightseeing spots provide great insight into the palace life and the imperial court ceremonials of more than 600 years ago. Convenient round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel/Airport/Train station is included. It is an ideal trip during your stort stay in Beijing!

View Details
From $79 p/p

Duration:5 Days, 4 Night

Attractions(Cities):Mutianyu great wall, Sanlitun, Morning market, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven, Nanluoguxiang Hutong

Tour Style:The overall style of the itinerary embodies an immersive journey through Beijing's imperial history and rich cultural tapestry. Each day offers a blend of iconic sightseeing experiences, such as exploring historic landmarks like the Great Wall and the Forbidden City, with opportunities for cultural immersion, including traditional activities like kite flying, Tai Chi, and hutong exploration. The itinerary strikes a balance between historical exploration and authentic cultural encounters, providing travelers with a comprehensive and enriching experience of Beijing's vibrant heritage.

View Details
From $186 p/p

Duration:6 Days, 5 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven, Yonghe Temple, Confucius Temple, Imperial College, Panjiayuan Antique Market, 798 Art District, Hutong Experience, Mutianyu Great Wall , Olympic Park,Bird's Nest,Water CubeDay, Summer Palace, Beihai Park

Tour Style:Perfect for first-time visitors, this in-depth, multi-day tour hits all the highlights of Beijing, from the Forbidden City to the Great Wall of China. With a private guide to take care of the details, you can focus on exploring Beijing history, culture, wildlife, and cuisine, hassle-free. Flexible tour with a choice to enjoy the evening show: Kungfu or acrobatic, eat an authentic Chinese delicacy – Peking duck or old Beijing Hot Pot to enhance the tour experience.

View Details
From $223 p/p

Duration:2 Days, 1 Night

Attractions(Cities):Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tian'anmen Square, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Nanluoguxiang Hutong, Optional activities: Legend of Kung Fu Show; Peking duck Dinner

Tour Style:Join an expert guide for a private tour of Beijing’s most fascinating destinations and UNESCO Sites, from the Forbidden City to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Take the stress out of planning transport by having hotel/Airport/Train station pickup and drop-off included. Flexible tour with a choice to enjoy an evening show or eat an authentic Chinese delicacy – Peking duck to enhance the tour experience.

View Details
From $195 p/p

Duration:7 Days, 6 Nights

Attractions(Cities):Beijing, Xian

Tour Style:Spend a week in China to explore the ancient capital Beijing & Xian by high speed train, one of the best Beijing Xian tours as well as popular china high speed train tour. Both are the must-visit city in China with lots of historical, cultural relics; It is a fine-designed tour for time-limited tourists who are interested in culture and history. Meets different people's needs with the flexible and comfortable pace. Experience the most comfortable high speed train ride from Beijing to Xian. An all-inclusive pacakge covers the transfer, guide,meals,hotels,train tickets and the entrance for the sightseeing sites in Beijing and Xian!

View Details
From $490 p/p

Live Chat

Share to

Certificate of Excellence
2012~2024

Tripadvisor

Your Way Holiday

Your Idea of Your Trip
Adults:
(>11 years old)
Children:
(2 - 11 years old)
Babies:
(< 2 years old)
Date of trip
Hotel Class
Any specific requests/interests?
Contact Information

(Your Privacy is Protected)

Full Name: *
E-mail: *
Your Age: *
Nationality: *
Online Chat ID: *
Leave your online Chat ID here. We will get in touch with you within 10 minutes.
Submit

Tailor-Made

1 to 1 tailor-made service from our professional travel advisors for the most sophisticated

Authentic

Constantly excellent reviews for attraction, hotel and service Competitive price

Value Guarantee

Local experts provide quality tours Best selected knowledgeable local guides Authentic local restaurants

Stress-free Guaranteed

7*24 hours available to create you a worry-free tour. No Hidden Fees and absolutely no pressure to buy. Secured

Who choose us

Copyright © 2017 Chinabeijingprivatetour.com All rights reserved.  浙ICP备18056007号-2

WhatsApp
Wechat
Skype
To Top