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Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest

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Inside Temple of Heaven Park, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wear good walking shoes as it is quite a distance from the gate then there are stairs. This was the emperors private place to give offerings to the gods for good harvest. Recently renovated the tower is magnificent and the colours were brought back to...More

Thank Chrisjw2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can source a good guide to enlighten you. Wear a hat and plenty of sun screen as there is a lot of walking outside, not too many stairs though, and don't forget the water. The hall of Prayer is part of the temple...More

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was originally used to pay homage to Heaven and pray for harvest. Beautiful colors and paint, everything is in odd numbers

Thank gggg1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walking, not as many steps as some sites. Buildings are amazingly beautiful & very rich history!

Thank JoAnnF164
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The hall is in the interior of the Temple of Heaven. On the day we were here all the doors were locked. Having to peer through windows we were still able to see some of the gorgeous woodwork. It is very impressive but was a...More

Thank CTS_Knows
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a very interesting building. The workmanship is increditably intricate. Great views around the area.

Thank HWtripper
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Part of the mammoth Temple of Heaven park complex, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests serves as a modern symbol of Beijing. As its name suggests, the hall was the venue of some of the annual prayers for bountiful harvests in which the Emperor...More

Thank ianwyj
Reviewed 1 August 2018

the hall is pretty cool, you cant go inside, but only take pictures from the open doors and windows. The entire temple of heaven park was remarkable, but this buildilng made for some of the better photos, despite the crowds.

Thank robnkim
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It was my second visit to this magnificent place and I really enjoy to see once again this engineering way to build without any nails or screw.

Thank Meir P
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Avoid the weekends and public holidays to avoid the crowds. Wonderful location and the guide explanation of the use of this location during the various dynasties was greatly appreciated.

Thank Fred G
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