Top 10 landmarks in China

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   Lama Temple in Beijing

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Lama Temple, or the Yonghegong Lamasery, also known as the Harmony and Peace Palace Lamasery, is a renowned lama temple of the Yellow Hat Sect of Lamaism. The lamasery, built in 1694, was originally the residence of the Qing (1644-1911) Emperor Yongzheng before he ascended the throne. Lama Temple features five large halls and three exquisite memorial archways. It houses treasuries of Buddhist art, including sculptured images of gods, demons and Buddha, as well as Tibetan-style murals.

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