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"Round Altar" Temple of Heaven Tip by magor65

Temple of Heaven, Beijing: 229 reviews and 504 photos

  Round Altar
by magor65
 
 

This three-level altar made of white marble is five metres high. The whole construction is based on number 9 considered to be divine. It consists of 9 rings, each made of the number of stones which is the multiple of nine. The number of steps is also the multiple of nine.

Directions: Tiantan Park
Phone: +86 10 6702 8866
Website: http://www.tiantanpark.com

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 15, 2004
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