• Temple of Heaven Park
    Photo courtesy of Temple of Heaven
  • Temple of Heaven Park
  • Temple of Heaven Park
  • Temple of Heaven Park
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Temple of Heaven Park

Type: Historic Sites, Parks



Map / Directions 10Best Says

For about 500 years from the 15th to 19th century, the Chinese emperors would lead processions on every winter solstice to the Temple of Heaven to perform rites and make sacrifices for the God of...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Park: Daily 6am-9pm
  • Temple: Daily 8am-4:30pm
  • Hours May Vary Seasonally:

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Park CNY10 - CNY15
    Temple CNY30

  • Best Attractions & Activities: "The 193-meter-long circular wall surrounding the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests has an impressive nature of transmitting sound. People standing at the opposite side of the Hall can hear each other clearly by press their ears on the wall."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Temple of Heaven is the most important imperial sacrifice site existing in today's Beijing. Chinese emperors came here to pray for a good harvest.

  • Tours and Excursions: "The 193-meter-long circular wall surrounding the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests has an impressive nature of transmitting sound. People standing at the opposite side of the Hall can hear each other clearly by press their ears on the wall."
  • Best for Tours and Excursions Because: Temple of Heaven is the most important ritual site existing in today's Beijing. Chinese emperors used to come here every year to offer sacrifices to the God of Heaven.

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