The Temple of Heaven

The Taoist, “Temple of Heaven” in Beijing is just one of the many, “must see” destinations. And for a reason! This complex of different religious buildings amazes tourists from all over the world.┬áIt’s famous for it’s annual ceremonies that took place during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Therefore many famous emperors have visited there and performed rituals. Making it a unique place of ritual in Beijing.

Temple of Heaven in Beijing

The target for worship was to pray heaven for a good harvest for the coming year. It is surrounded by a huge park, which is famous for local Beijingers doing exercise. Visit there early morning and you can take part too!

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