Take a tour of Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.
Image 1—The largest temple complex in China, the Temple of Heaven, can be found in Beijing.
Image 2—It’s even larger than the Forbidden City and consists of three main buildings.
Image 3—There’s the Imperial Vault of Heaven, surrounded by the Echo Wall.
Image 4—Next is the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, where the Emperor himself used to pray.
Image 5—Last, there is the Circular Mound Altar, where good-fortune sacrifices were made.
Image 6—The entire temple was specifically designed with highly symbolic meanings to each structure.
Image 7—The Temple of Heaven is a magnificent image of 600 years of Chinese culture and history.