Churches, Religion & Spirituality
Cow Street Mosque / Niu Jie Mosque
Beijings largest mosque. Over 1000 years old. Conservative dress obligatory. No access to the prayer hall for non-muslims. Open 08:00-sunset daily. At 88 Niu Jie, Xuanwu District, Beijing.
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
The most famous Buddhist temple outside of Tibet and home to around 70 monks. Open April - October from 09:00-16:30 and November to March from 09:00-16:00. At 12 Yonghe Gong Daje, Doncheng, Beijing.
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (South Cathedral)
Catholic mass in English on Sundays at 10:00. At 141 Qianmen Xidajie, (10m from Xuanwumen subway station), Xicheng District, Beijing.
Confucious Temple (Kong Mio)
Originally built in 1302 with around 200 ancient stelae in the courtyard. Open daily from 08:30-16:00. At 13 Guozijian, Doncheng, Beijing.
Beijing Baptist Church
Sunday school every Sunday at 10:00 followed by weekly service at 11:00. Evening service at 17:30. Meet on the 3rd floor of the CTS Plaza. Foreign passport holders only. At 3/F, CTS Hotel, 2 Beisanhuan Donglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Built in 1956 this temple is also the citys Buddhist Academy. Open daily from 08:30-15:30. At 7 Fayuan Si Qian Je, Beijing.
Catholic religious services. At St Resurrection Jesus Church, 33 Xishiku Xicheng District, Beijing.
Church of St.Joseph/Dongtang Cathedral
Catholic religious services. At 74 Wanfujing Dajie Dongcheng District, Beijing.
St Michaels Church Dongjiaomixiang Cathedral
Built in 1901 with three Gothic spires. Catholic religious services. At 11 Dongjiaominxiang Dong Cheng District, Beijing.
Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association
Catholic religious services. At 141 Qianmen Xidajie Xuanwu District, Beijing,
Religious services Sunday 08:00 and Friday 18:30. At 130 Xizhimennei Dajie, Xicheng District, Beijing.
St. Mary Church/Nantang Catheral
Beijings first Catholic house of worship. Regular services in Chinese, English and Latin. At 141 Qianmenzi Dajie Xuanwu District, Beijing.
Catholic religious services. At 6 Yongshengxiang Xingfu Dajie Chongwen District, Beijing.
Protestant Church. At 4 Xi Guo Yuan, Yangzhuang Road, Tongzhou District, 101100 Beijing.
North Cathedral Bei Tang
Twin-towered Gothic cathedral painted blue with white trim. Largest Catholic cathedral in the city. Admission is free. Open daily from 09:00-17:00. At Xishiku Dajie, Beijing.