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Beijing Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven is located in southern Dongcheng District of Beijing, and it represents relationship between earth and heaven – the human world and God's world – which is located at the heart of Chinese cosmogony.

The Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven was built in the Ming Dynasty by the emperor Zhu Di over 600 years ago. Once a year, at winter solstice, the emperors came here to worship God of Heaven and to solemnly pray for a good harvest, and he would also worship god of heaven and pray for good harvest on every first fifteenth day of first lunar month every year.

Ming Dynasty Temple

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