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Beijing Temple of Heaven Admission Ticket
from US$ 5.99*
Beijing Temple of Heaven Admission Ticket
from US$ 5.99*
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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
+86 10 6701 2402
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful temples spread out over acres of land. Lots of greenery and flowers. Make sure you bring your guide book if you want to know what you are looking at. Amazing history.

Thank NHsisters
Reviewed 2 days ago

the temple of dawn is one of the must see places in Beijing. it is very impressive and very well preserved. it might be better to read about it before or have a guided tour in order to understand the history and importance of it...More

Thank 381dannyf
Reviewed 2 days ago

So much history, if you have a guide that can explain the history and events that take place and the meanings of all, you'll enjoy much more.

Thank Elisa G
Reviewed 2 days ago

One can get tired of visiting temples in China. This was our first, however, and it was majestic. Everything in China is just a bit bigger than elsewhere - I liked this temple because it had a lovely view although it was pretty crowded.

Thank OnAir78237
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of my most favourite places that I visited in Beijing! There is just something beautiful about the Temple. If you are visiting, go early in the morning, because there will be a lot of people (especially if you wanna take some nice...More

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 3 days ago

This imposing structure provides wonderful panoramic views across Beijing. It is possible to see inside the Temple but not to go in.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Temple of Heaven is another breath taking sight in Beijing. The architecture is amazing and the engraving and carving are fantastic. Visit the park beside the Temple and join in the fun with the locals.

Thank allanrmckenzie2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

The temple's sight was breathtaking, really enjoyed our visit there, the weather was good when we went there so overall experience was good!

Thank ikacg2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is ok to see one time, but I will not visit it the second time. It is nice to see but there is nothing special. And also the “echo gallery” is not allowed to use.

Thank Sanuescha
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went with a fellow faculty member and we hit The Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace on the same day. We walked over 26 miles and probably could have used a little more time in each. I'd recommend doing each in a day and...More

Thank Scott M
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28 October 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
25 October 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
Martha Z
3 October 2018|
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Response from EllaPeach | Reviewed this property |
I traveled to the temple of heaven on my own not knowing any Chinese and was easily able to buy a ticket at the gate. There are several levels of tickets to the temple of heaven but I would recommend just getting the one... More