The Temple of Heaven (Chinese name: Tiantan Gongyuan) is actually a huge 267 hectare park with several ancient buildings, the oldest dating back to the 16th century. It is the most perfect example of Ming architecture. The park has four gates (north, south, east and west).

01 Northern entrance 02 Hall of prayer for good harvests 03 Hall of prayer for good harvests 04 Pathway 05 Chengzhen gate
06 Chengzhen gate 07 Imperial vault of heaven 08 Imperial vault of heaven 09 Imperial vault of heaven 10 Imperial vault of heaven
11 Decorated pillar 12 Marble fence 13 Circular mound altar 14 Circular mound altar 15 Circular mound altar 16 Circular mound altar
17 Circular mound altar 18 Circular mound altar 19 Tree lined alley
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