Beijing's Subway (Metro) Art

LINE 5 – Yonghegong Lama Temple
(雍和宫)
 

YongHeGong Lama Temple is a temple and monastery of the Geluk (Yellow Hat) School of Tibetan Buddhism, located in the northeastern central part of Beijing. It is one of the largest and most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world.

The building and the artworks of YongHeGong combine Han Chinese and Tibetan styles, together with some Mongolian motifs.

These are reflected in the art designs of the subway station and feature red columns, carved white marble clouds and dragons, peonies and other traditional Chinese designs.