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Beijing Temple of Heaven Admission Ticket
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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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Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful way to see the Temple, and relax in a park whilst observing the Chinese take time out with their families too

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is huge. We found it easy enough catching the metro. A lot of locals sit around playing cards, dominos, knitting and dancing. Wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot of walking.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Donna T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow, a great place to walk and soak up the views and history. Pictures do not do it justice! A sure thing to do and see while in Beijing. The walks and the flowers were so amazing, the smells of everything is a true treat

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank obonga
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Temple of Heaven as an optional extra to our Discover China Tour. The cost was $40 Australian dollars and also included a group Tai Chi lesson in the grounds outside of the temple. Apart from the main temple there are other buildings...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Adele C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The main temple is a beautiful thing to see in real life, not just documentaries. As with the Forbidden City, there are a lot of bare areas (to reveal any spies that would need cover to hide), but I think that also gives greater impact...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is definitely THE MUST in Beijing- super highly recommend- they have it beautifully maintained, it does not feel as crowded. In general - do not miss it!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Another must see if you are in Beijing. It was way less crowded than the Forbidden City and therefore our guide had the time and space to discuss more of the details.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Temple of Heaven, my last thoughts of the many wonderful sights and experiences I have had in Beijing. Frankly without all the helpful Guides on this trip, I don’t think I would have learnt so much about China’s History and Culture. A big Thank...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carol B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Less crowded than the Forbidden City and set in a park with plenty of opportunities to stop and sit down. Our hotel concierge said this was where he liked running (pollution permitting I assumed)

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The temple has been rebuilt after a fire, but it looks like great effort was made to repair it like the original. There are plaques showing the history and what the temple was used for.

Date of experience: April 2019
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TerryOmaha
October 28, 2018|
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Response from 710gayleb | Reviewed this property |
I think you got a lot of answers here. Prepare to walk a lot. Think we walked about 7 - 8 miles a day. Prepare! Get good shoes
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CyprusTheresa
October 25, 2018|
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Response from Kimberly M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there....we visited the later in the day too, so we just saw the seniors all playing cards in the park.....but yes, we saw the dancing in groups in a small park just outside our hotel in Beijing the first night we were... More
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Martha Z
October 3, 2018|
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Response from BetsyPerth_Australia | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martha, I went with a coach bus tour. They were pretty good, cheap and on-time. We didn't have to queue at all when entering to any place.
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