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Beijing Taimiao Temple

East of Tian'anmen Square, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Ranked #152 of 1,242 attractions in Beijing
Type: Religious Sites
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El Paso, Texas
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131 reviews 131 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Very majestic emperial architecture. In the middle line of Beijing city. The ticket price is so cheap. A must see in Beijing.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

As you stand outside the south entrance of the forbidden city, with Tian'anmen behind directly behind you, the entrance to this temple is on the right. Easily missed as there are no visible signs. However once you walk up to the entrance there is a small plaque advising you that you have arrived at the a Imperial Ancestral Temple. Considering... More

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Daly City, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

If you don't want to pay the 60 rmb to get in the Forbidden city and you want to avoid the crowds and just want to take a picture of the architecture I would advise you to come here. It cost only 2 rmb to come here. There are little to no people in this area. Many photographers select this... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I'd been to the Imperial Palace twice before, but was wandering around the Tiananmen area and noticed this park. It was quite peaceful and very well maintained (gorgeous peonies in early May). I chatted with one of the people maintaining the grounds, who had lots to say about the old trees, and there was an older gentlemen playing the Er-hu... More

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