Wudao Jie 五道街


Xicheng Dist., 西城区
Beijing, China

According to Old Beijing, this street was so named after a Wudao Temple 五道庙 from 1607, which was Ming Dynasty. The length is 238 meters from NE to SW. The beginning and end to Bada Hutong 八大胡同.  In 1965, changed to the current name.

旧北京网  五道街,位于大栅栏地区西南部,东北至西南走向。南起南新华街南端,北至铁树斜街、樱桃斜街、堂子街、韩家胡同的交会处。全长238米,宽10米。门牌1-21号,2-80号。此街明代称五道庙,因有五道庙得名。五道庙建于万历三十五年(1607),明兵部尚书王象乾曾撰文,立“交龙碑”,称此地为正阳、宣武二门之“龙脉交通车马辐辏之地”,应以庙镇之,故建五道庙。另有一种说法,此庙是明代太监为宦官魏忠贤所建,此庙今尚存。1965年将五道庙头条、二条并入,改为现名。… 八大胡同的起点也是终点.


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