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Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park)

Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050, China
+86 10 6702 8866
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2-Hour Temple of Heaven Walking Tour
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Temple of Heaven and Tai Chi Tour
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Temple of Heaven Private Tour and Tea Tasting at Maliandao Tea Street
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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 6702 8866
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Reviewed yesterday

On tour with Sinorama, our tour guide brought us to the Temple of Heaven. This carefully preserved temple is worth the visit. The level of detail in the temple is quite amazing. You cannot go inside the temple although you can climb the stairs to...More

Thank Skootamattaken
Reviewed 2 days ago

By now you should be tired of seeing temples and such in Beijing cause they are all looking the same. these are different design wise and something very worth seeing. About a 30cny cab ride at most from about the furthest area of Beijing

Thank mfd6860
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazingly beautiful! There is so much to see that you really need a few hours to walk through the whole park. We arranged to take Tai Chi classes here and really enjoyed our day. It's gorgeous and peaceful.

Thank pamellita
Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrive @ the Temple of Heaven @ 7:30 am and walk through the grounds; pick a group of Chinese (not tourists) maybe even Tai Chi along. The Chinese are happy to have you join, plus there is a variety to choose -some have props, like...More

Thank Xtine60-by-60
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Temple of Heaven is a stop on our tour which was amazing to see, but you cannot go inside but you can see the throne room inside through an opening in the doorway. Overall there is not a lot to see here except the...More

Thank Shane R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting area in this busy capital city. The guide explained a lot of the symbolism and it is obviously a real shame that so much of the original opulence vases decor and so forth has been destroyed. Essential viewing if visited Beijing

Thank Val C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to see. Very interesting. You need a good English speaking guide. Loads of people (standard for China). Take toilet paper! Great history and a must see

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is really beautiful, but one can not enter the temple. You can however sneak a peak inside behind the barricades.

Thank sumiherholdt
Reviewed 4 days ago

there were so many people here we spent most of our time trying to get away from others. The grounds are beautiful but be prepared to share your visit with thousands of others

Thank Tosakes
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of Beijing landmarks and definitely a must see while your there. Perfect architecture and nice park. Will keep you busy for a half day.

Thank Bryan X
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Chua D
19 September 2017|
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Response from Frequenttraveller125 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen many Chinese and even tourists running around on their EL mopeds and Scooters. But I don't recall seen any rentals around Temple of Heaven
28 March 2017|
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Response from Zbrowelli | Reviewed this property |
Tiantandongmen on Line 5. The gate is only about 100m from the exit from the subway. Open this helps.
Megha A
18 December 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Taxis are sooo cheap ask your hotel to give you a card saying please use the meter and I want a receipt £4 across Beijing including the unrequired tip!

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