As the national 4A level scenic spot located in the north of Huairou, Hongluo Temple combines cultural heritage and natural landscape. With the fairy tale of the fairy lady of Luoxian, Hongluo Temple got its name. Hongluo Temple is the birthplace of the Northern Buddhism. It is said that Putuo Temple in the south is the same to Hongluo Temple in the north. Covering an area of 8 square kilometers, Hongluo Temple includes three Buddhist culture zone, namely Hongluo Temple, Guanyin Temple and Rohan Garden and two natural landscapes, namely Hongluo Mountain and Qinglong Mountain.
Hongluo Temple Courtyard is home to twenty-one cultural relics of Yuan Dynasty. The combination of Buddhism and Chinese culture of Sovereigns, Confucianism and Taoism expends and extends the Buddhism.
Hongluo Mountain belongs to Yanshan Mountain System. The west peak is 812.9 meters above the sea level and the east peak is 811.9 meters above the sea level. Hongluo Mountain is a natural shelter of Hongluo Temple, leaving Hongluo Temple a cool summer and warm winter. Hongluo Mountain is covered by lush vegetation, dotted with large variety of wild animals. The area of coleus species is about 4,000 acres. In autumn, the mountain will be covered by red autumn leaves, dotted with yellow ashes and green pines, forming a colorful and layered landscape.
In every April and May, Peony and Wisteria Festival will be held in the temple. Hongluo Culture Fair will be held in the temple in every September and October. During each Spring Festival, Hongluo Temple Fair will be held.
Ticket price: ￥40 for adults and half price for students
Address: No. 2 Hongluodong Road in Huairou, Beijing
From Dongzhimen Bus Station to Hongluo Temple by Bus No. 936
Opening hours: 08:00--18:00