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Beijing Folklore Museum

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Address: No.141 Chaoyang Menwai Main Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
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+86 10 6551 0151
09:07 - 16:33
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Tao Temple/Museum Worth Visiting in Beijing

This Temple/Museum is a bit unusual. Although fairly easy to reach by public transportation (subway) it seems to be off the beaten track. Very few visitors were there when we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2015
Mark G
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This simple museum is accessible by subway, and demonstrates interesting facts about Taoism. How their world was divided by various departments, we visited here to see the vast contrasts of Tao culture to others. The entrance fees were very reasonable (less than $2 USD). If you want to go off the beaten path this is a good place to visit,... More 

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

It's a 700 meter walk (10min) from exit A of the Dongdaqiao metro station on line 6. The museum is located at the back of Dongyue temple. The museum is small and can be quickly view in less than an hour. It's organized well and with no English signs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

This Temple/Museum is a bit unusual. Although fairly easy to reach by public transportation (subway) it seems to be off the beaten track. Very few visitors were there when we visited. It is a very interesting introduction (and more) to Tao religion and culture. A very fascinating series of exhibitions, called departments. Interesting architecture and history.

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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2014

This temple is a hidden gem in Beijing. You have to work to find it. The location on the Tripadvisor map is a bit misleading as the museum/temple is two blocks east from exit A on your left. This place is basically a compact tour of Taoism's world divided up by "departments" (including the department of abortion, wrongful death, and... More 

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