Pick a day with good weather, it really makes the Temple more beautiful. Also spend some time walking around the rest of the park, and visit all the attractions your tickets include of course!
This is where my husband and I went running every morning. The temple of heaven is beautiful, as is the entire park. This is a great place to see locals doing tai chi, and interact with them. I learned only a few Chinese words and phrases, but the older people especially appreciated my efforts and attempted to communicate with me.... More
This park is big at 273 hectares, but much wider than the Forbidden City. Most of the sites to see are in the centre of the park. To appreciate this place you really need a guide and I had a private one to answer my many questions about this place. Being a fair size bigger than the Forbidden City, it... More
This attraction is located in the south-east of the Forbidden City. It was used as a memorial ceremony center by emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties. We enjoyed visiting this attraction because of its nice structure and layout. Additional factors contributed to make our tour enjoyable were the superb Weather (our visit was during the third week of October)... More
A beautiful temple and a huge and amazing park. There many constructions in the park that could be visited. It was constructed 600 years ago. There are four major gates. IT was constructed by the Yongle Emperor, the same emperor who constructed the Forbidden City.
Take Metro Line 5 to (Tian Tan Dong Men), which means Tian Tan East Gate. Take Exit A1 & turn Right (as you are facing the street) and walk to the entry gate. Cost for entry is Y35 or Y35 combo ticket to enter sites in the complex. We went on a Sunday morning and there were thousands of people... More
This ancient temple is really magnificent with blue, green and white being the main colours. The guide told us that no nails were used in its construction. In stead raw materials such as rice, eggs, kiwi juice, lime etc. mixed in certain proportions is the secret of old Chinese cement used in such buildings. It has carved pillars, painted beams... More
We ere there this morning and loved he history of the temple and the construction of it. There's a last part of the visit where you are supposed to stand on a platform and make a wish. It was explained that the Emperor used to make sacrificial there and made his request know to heaven. That was the part that... More
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