Badachu (八大处) – A place for Mind and Soul

Badachu (八大处) – A place for Mind and Soul

Hidden in a secluded area about 20 km from the city center - at the foot of Beijing’s Western Hills (西山) - lies the complex of monasteries of Badachu. The word (八大处) means Eight Temples and refers to the Buddhist cult constructions surrounding the mystical but fascinating area of natural beauty. Some of these sanctuaries date back [...]