Jietai Temple

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Jietai Temple
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Jietai Temple
Basic information
Location Beijing
Geographic coordinates 39°52′08″N 116°04′48″E / 39.86889°N 116.08000°E / 39.86889; 116.08000Coordinates: 39°52′08″N 116°04′48″E / 39.86889°N 116.08000°E / 39.86889; 116.08000
Affiliation Buddhism
Country China

Jietai Temple (Chinese: ; pinyin: Jiè Tāi Sì) is a Buddhist temple in Mentougou District in western Beijing, China. It was constructed during the Tang dynasty, with major modifications made during the Ming and Qing Dynasties.

Like the older Tanzhe Temple nearby along China National Highway 108, Jietai Temple is now a tourist attraction of Beijing.

The temple is located on the mountainside of the Ma'an mountain approximately 25 kilometers from downtown Beijing. It was first built Kaihuang period of the Sui Dynasty (581-600) and was originally called the Huiju Temple (Wisdom Accumulation Temple).