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Beijing Temple of Heaven Admission Ticket
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Beijing Temple of Heaven Admission Ticket
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great Buddhist temple. The statues and buildings are beautiful and the history is very interesting. I greatly enjoyed my time there

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rick A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is worth visiting to understand the reason behind its existence. It embodies man's reliance on God for abundance of harvest to feed the many. This is where the emperor prays for bountiful harvest. And the tour guide emphasized that only the queen can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank delehctir
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a sacred place with 3 most extraordinary "sound design": the Echo Wall, the 3 Sound Stone and the Round Stone. Have fun finding it and playing with it!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SSL920
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved this place with marble steps to the temple itself. This place is quintessential China. We chose to do an extension in Beijing on our Viking Jewels of Imperial China and am so glad we did. It was a must to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the must visit sites in Beijing - along with the Forbidden City and Summer Palace. Beautiful park, expansive and amazing architecture. A good way to spend the afternoon and getting to experience a world heritage UNESCO site.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnSG911
Reviewed 6 days ago

Must go before 4pm, although many website shows that it open until 8pm. But actually after 4pm you cant enter the temple, but only the park around the temple, which is nothing to see but just a park for people to jog. Was disappointed and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SereneMa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful architecture in the temple.....loved the colours and decor. Great history behind it..You just need a good guide

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rofhiwan2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here out of season and it meant we got great views of inside the temple. Our guide described the pillars etc. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nickic844
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was included on our tour and we enjoyed seeing it but if you're tight on time and trying to squeeze things in -- give this a miss. It only took us about a half hour to walk around and snap a few pics. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Temple of Heaven complex is full of circles, with only some of the walls being square. Possibly that is why it is also referred to as the Circle of Heaven. The steps are multiples of nine, which means nine days. The old cypress tree...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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29 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
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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