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Address: Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050, China
Phone Number: 86-10-67028866
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Built in 1420 with a total area of 270 acres, this is the largest building...
Built in 1420 with a total area of 270 acres, this is the largest building for religious worship in China, which was originally used by the Ming and Qing emperors to pay homage to Heaven and to pray for a year of rich harvest.
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Come here in the early morning to watch tons of local pensioners do morning exercises. Try the echo wall. Stunning park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Come here in the early morning to watch tons of local pensioners do morning exercises. Try the echo wall. Stunning park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This was a great park, but if you have to choose between this and the Summer palace, pick the summer palace. You can also take a subway to the temple of heaven.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Typical chinese attraction with temples, garden and other cultural stuff. One of the "must-see" places. Fee was quite expensive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Unbelievable the amount of land the emperor took for himself to promote himself in the name of his people. It was easy to imagine masses of people gathered to receive blessings and prayers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

It is a nice opportunity to see Chinese people come for entertainment: play chess, dance, sing, etc. in the garden. In addition, the temple is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I was hesitant about seeing a Temple. I really didn't know what to expect. I was quite surprised. The Temple spans quite a ways, so be prepared for a lot of walking. There are signs everywhere explaining what you are looking at. This was very helpful. We did have a guide that was able to explain in more detail. If... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Wow. All I can say is wow. There's a reason there's so many people here, it's absolutely awe inspiring. One of the few places you can go where the majesty overshadows the crowds. A must do.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The temple and grounds are interesting, but the highlight for me was seeing all the locals in the "long corridor" playing cards, checkers, singing and socializing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Everybody who visits Beijing for the first time put this on the list of "must see" building complexes, Granted we visited in the rain so the principal buildings were not glowing in their full colours and glory , but with today's technology it should be possible to allow visitors a glimpse into the interiors with some form of low level... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We did not know what to expect, but we were very pleasantly surprised at the Temple of Heaven (we had expected another rock temple). It is a huge park in the middle of Beijing in which people gather to play....and I mean play. They dance (ballroom, hip hop, line), the sing in spontaneous choirs, play musical instruments, perform incredible gymnastic... More 

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