•The Lama Temple: The biggest Tibetan-style monastery in the capital was built in 1744. In 1983, the State Council recognized it as China’s key national Tibetan Buddhist monastery outside the Tibet autonomous region. The Lama Temple is the only Buddhist monastery in Beijing that is open to the public.
•The High-Level Tibetan Buddhism College of China: Founded in 1987, the college is the country’smost prestigious Tibetan Buddhist education center.
•The China Tibetology Research Center: Founded in 1986, the center is a purely academic institute where all aspects of Tibetan life are studied and researched.
•The Zhongzheng Dian, or “Hall of Rectitude”: A shrine in the Forbidden City. It was built in 1420 during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and was a famous center of Tibetan Buddhism during the Qing Dynasty (16441911). The hall was destroyed by fire in 1923, and rebuilt in 2012.