"Danbi Stairway Stone Carvings" Temple of Heaven Tip by Willettsworld

Temple of Heaven, Beijing: 229 reviews and 504 photos


The huge 3-tier round stone terrace of the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests has 8 stairways. The central parts of the stairways facing north and south are decorated with stone bas-reliefs named "Two Dragons over Mountains and Seas", "Two Phoenixes over Mountains and Seas" and "Auspicious Clouds over Mountains and Seas" respectively from the upper to the lowest level.

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  • Written Aug 8, 2009
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