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Temple of Heaven (Tiantan Park)

Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050, China
+86 10 6702 8866
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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is easily my favorite temple park in Beijing. The Temple itself is well-maintained, and even though I've been several times over the years, the intricacy of the decorations and the vivid colors make queueing to peer inside worth the while. However, what makes this...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a nice park to visit but just prepare to walk a lot.. getting from one area to the next is a long walk.

Thank 12Annie34
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Review by DrSim001 (Dr HCM Sim). Tourists Should Visit. Unique Building. Unesco Wolrd Heritage Site. Ming and Ching Emperors used the site. There is one spot, circular mound, outside the building where the Emperor stood for the ceremony. You will find it easily. Tourists and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The temple is beautiful, just like most of the others. Why this one is so touristy. It is crowded with people from every angle. The gardens around are worth taking in. Noting the trees and their plates as these indicate the years planted. Locals come...More

Thank Trish C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited on a Sunday morning which was perfect because we got to see all the local people out in the park doing their morning activities - badminton, hackysack, tai chi, bowls, even ballroom dancing! Buy the through ticket which gets you in to all...More

Thank HolidayKat_86
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

More than Monkey, this place has the echo of history.. You can find it if you discover the true Chinese History..

Thank petetravel648
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place that I highly recommend. It’s very beautiful and unique. Near is the Market of Pearls where you can buy nice gifts for a ver good price. But don’t forget to bargain... a lot!

Thank veraSãoPauloBrazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

an amazing structure, history galore, definitely worth you time to look at and study how it was constructed, well worth a visit

Thank doug p
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After contemplating missing it, I’m really glad to have gone. The grounds are beautiful and so nice to walk through - there is just a happy atmosphere with many people strolling about, playing, etc.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful spot, we were lucky to have a nice day as well. I'd definitely recommend adding this to your stop.

Thank Lizthetraveler
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dorachicago
5 January 2018|
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Response from Andrew H | Reviewed this property |
My wife & I are DYI travellers. There really is no need to pay for a guided tour of the Temple of Heaven and the Tiantan Park. You just need give yourself enough time to see the majority of the park and its highlights. We... More
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Yehudah3
10 December 2017|
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Response from Mikas101 | Reviewed this property |
Get there by 6am, and you will see people exercising already. Main park opens earlier than the temple sites.
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Desmond_7
22 November 2017|
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Response from joji144 | Reviewed this property |
ticket is no problem buy there a full package. there are 2 types of tickets one for park only and second is for entry into the temple. it is better to buy 2nd type.
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