Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park)


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Marvel at the magnificent examples of Chinese religious architecture at Temple of Heaven. Several Ming Dynasty buildings dot the massive 270-acre area. The most striking landmark is the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, whose dark blue roof calls to the heavens. Its three-tier, circular marble-based structure is a feat of design, supported only by 28 pillars (and zero nails!). For centuries, emperors conducted worship ceremonies here to ask for good weather and an abundant harvest.

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Open today: 08:00-17:30

Number 1, Tiantan Dongli, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China


+86 10 6702 8866
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