Sacred Yonghegong Lama Temple

Located in the Dongcheng District of Beijing, Yonghegong Lama Temple is the largest lamasery in Beijing. The resplendent temple was first built in 1694 during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) as the residence for Prince Yong (Yin Zhen) who later ascended to the throne and was known as Emperor Yongzheng.