"Temple of Heaven " China Things to Do Tip by keeweechic

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Temple of Heaven is located in the southern part of Beijing and was first built in 1420 for the emperors to worship heaven and pray for abundant harvests. Occupying an area of 270 hectres, the exquisite complex consists of the Hall of Prayer, the Imperial Vault of Heaven, the three-tier Circular Altar, the Echoing Wall and the Thrice-Reechoing Stone.

Directions: southern part of the city in Chongwen district

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  • Updated Sep 8, 2002
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