Many places are swamped with tourists. However, Temple of Heaven isn't all that bad. At the most, just take an hour and a half walk will complete the site.
About Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park)
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What a fascinating place. The design and layout of this park, including the Temple of Heaven is well worth a visit. It's quite accessible from the CBD - just a short cab ride. Take an hour or so to explore the various buildings- best to...More
We visited the Temple of Heaven in the morning and part of the attraction were the groups of retired Chinese people exercising, singing, visiting together on the temple grounds. The beautiful blue Temple of Heaven was apparently constructed entirely of wood, without a single nail!
Enjoy relaxing time in this beautiful park with all its interesting ancient trees. Watch the locals playing games on the bridge and visit the beautiful temple. This is a must-see location in Beijing.
This space offers interesting historic attractions for tourists. At the top of the temple, those images of the stars and the galaxy are painted. In ancient times, the Chinese kings prayed for rain in this temple. The building and the surrounding gardens have been restored...More
Another huge Beijing attraction. The scale is enormous and it was popular with local tourists being a Saturday. Each of the buildings and ceremonial sites go way back to the 1400's and you can read about the ceremonial animal sacrifices which were practiced in years...More
Unique building where the Emperor prayed for good harvest. It is in a very pretty park where the Chinese people come to play. There is a copy of it in Calgary, Canada on a smaller scale!
We thoroughly enjoyed strolling through this park in the late afternoon. The gardens are very beautiful and many locals gather to hang out and play cards. The temple was closed when we got there (after 5pm) but we got some good pictures of it from...More