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"72 Long Corridors" Temple of Heaven Tip by machomikemd

Temple of Heaven, Beijing: 229 reviews and 504 photos

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like in other complex here in Beijing (Summer Palace), the temple of heaven has a long corridor called 72 corridors that people use for various activities and it located along the East Gate Entrance and besides the Pavilion of the Immolation. Stretching out by five meters (16 feet) wide, 350 meters (1,150 feet) long. It consists of 72 rooms sharing the same back wall, roof and eave; hence it is also called the Seventy-Two Corridor. The 72 Long Corridor zig zags along the way to the Hall of Prayer For Good Harvests and has lots of paintings, carvings and many people hanging around or eating or playing assorted instruments and some even sell various knick knacks to both tourists and locals.

Hours: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm everyday

Admission Price: 15 RMB per person (including children)

Combination Ticket (including the entrance fee, Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, Circular Mound Altar & Echo Wall) is 35 RMB per person (including children)

Address: Dongcheng District, Beijing
Directions: Subway Line 5: get off at Tiantan Dongmen Station, Leave from Exit A and you'll find the East Gate of the Park.
Phone: +86 10 6702 8866

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  • Updated Oct 16, 2014
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