Dongzhimen and Ditan

Dongzhimen and Ditan are areas in Dongcheng District in , . They form the northernmost part of Dongcheng, northeast of the Forbidden City. Dongzhimen is one of Beijing's major commercial precincts.

Notable Places in the Area

Buddhist complex
The , also known as the Yonghe Lamasery, or popularly as the Lama Temple, is a temple and monastery of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism located on 12 Yonghegong Street, , , . Photo: Shakti, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Beijing , located on Street in Beijing, China, was China's national university during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, and the last of China. Photo: peiyuliu, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Place of worship
is the second-largest Confucian temple in , after in Confucius's hometown of . Photo: luxtonnerre, CC BY 2.0.

Buddhist complex
The , also known as the "Monastery of the Cypress Grove", is a Tibetan Buddhist temple and monastery located in , . Photo: Krsnarupa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Dongcheng District is in . It means "east city" and appropriately enough covers the eastern half of the old, imperial city. Photo: XtoF, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Dongzhimen was a gate in the old Beijing city fortifications.

Dongzhimen and Ditan

39.9441° or 39° 56' 38.8" north
116.411° or 116° 24' 39.5" east
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Also Known As

  • English: Beijing/Dongzhimen and Ditan

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