Pictures of Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven is a worthwhile visiting place in Beijing, built in 1420 A.D. during the Ming Dynasty.. It is enclosed by a horseshoe shaped wall that is nearly 6.5km (4 miles) long. The ceremonial halls feature the favored Chinese shapes – square for Earth and circular for Heaven. The design embodies tiered terraces to represent the supremacy of Heaven over the Earth, reflecting also ancient Chinese thought of "The heaven is round and the earth is square". Attraction Intro: Temple of Heaven

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Asked by Mrs.julie o'donoghue from AUSTRALIA | Nov. 15, 2010 05:08Reply
who built the temple of heaven
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Answered by Ms.Cindy | Nov. 15, 2010 19:50

First built in 1420 by the order of Emperor Yongle, Ming Dynasty.
Asked by Mrs.sue from MALAYSIA | Jun. 25, 2009 09:30Reply
hi there! i will travelling to beijing this sunday and my visit only for 5days.since i can get advise from you guys regards to the sightseeing ,iam wonders if i should take the tours in advanced or shall i get it from the beijing itself....which one is more costless and cheap.due this is my first time travel to this city.thanks!
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Answered by Mr.Frank | Jun. 25, 2009 22:22

Hi sue, I think you could book a tour from a professional agency before leaving. These local tours in Beijing are just for one or two-day's travel. Although some are cheaper, you may be required to unexpected some shopping.
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