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Beijing Taimiao Temple

East of Tian'anmen Square, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Hidden temple

This temple is located at the east of Tiananmen Square and before the entrance to the Forbidden... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
An almost invisible temple.

This is a lovely temple, located just next to the Forbidden city, but this is the reason nobody... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
TheShis
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
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31 Mar 2017
“Hidden temple”
7 Feb 2017
“An almost invisible temple.”
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East of Tian'anmen Square, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

This temple is located at the east of Tiananmen Square and before the entrance to the Forbidden City. It was originally the Royal Ancestral Temple and was used by the royal family members to make offerings to their ancestors. It is now a park and...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a lovely temple, located just next to the Forbidden city, but this is the reason nobody ever visits it, as it's so easily overlooked with all the hype of the Forbidden city. If you can find it, give it a couple of minutes...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

After buying the entry tickets, if you look towards the left, you will find this building. With the entire crowd making a beeline towards the Forbidden city, you almost wonder why there is no one here. We decided to take a peak. And trust me,...More

Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed 22 September 2013

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

Thank SSLOVEKK
Reviewed 14 September 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...More

1  Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 10 September 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...More

3  Thank Alienandbear
Reviewed 19 May 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...More

Thank DNinNYC
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