The Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven

  • Chinese name:天坛公园
  • Foreign name: Temple of Heaven
  • Location: No.1, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing
  • Location: 北京市东城区天坛路甲1号
  • Opening hours: April 1st-October 31st 06:00-21:00
  • Attraction level: AAAAA level
  • Ticket price: 15.00 yuan
  • Area: about 2730000 m²
  • Construction time: 1420
  • Suggested play time: 1-2 hours
  • Official Website: http://www.tiantanpark.com/
  • Tel:(+86) 010-67012483
  • Virtual Tour: https://v.visitbeijing.com.cn/pano/1_1/index.html
The Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven Park is in the south of Beijing, east of Yongdingmennei Street, Dongcheng District. It covers an area of about 2.73 million square meters. The Temple of Heaven was built in the 18th year of Yongle in the Ming Dynasty (1420), and was rebuilt during the Qianlong and Guangxu periods of the Qing Dynasty. It is now a world cultural heritage, a national key cultural relics protection unit, and a national AAAAA-level tourist attraction

In the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Temple of Heaven Park was a place where emperors worshipped the emperor and prayed for abundance of grains.

The Temple of Heaven is the general name of the two altars of Qiuqiu and Qigu. There are two altar walls to form an inner and outer altar. The main building is the inner altar, with the Qiu altar in the south and Qigu altar in the north. The two altars are on the same north-south axis, separated by a wall. The main buildings in the Yuqiu altar include the Yuqiu altar and the imperial dome, etc. The main buildings in the Qigu altar include the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, the Hall of Emperor God, and the Gate of Prayer for Good Harvests.

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The Temple of Heaven Travel Guide

Team Guide

  • Location: South Gate of the Park;
  • Time: 8:00-17:00;
  • Languages: Chinese, English;
  • Fees: a. RMB 100 for a Chinese explanation for five people; RMB 200 for a Chinese explanation for more than five people.
  • b. An additional RMB 50 will be charged for the English explanation in addition to the Chinese fee.
  • Reminder: The group tour guide needs to be booked two days in advance; contact number: 67028866-tour guide class.

Electronic tour guide

  • Location: Four Gate District;
  • Time: 8:00-17:00;
  • Languages: Chinese, Cantonese, English, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish;
  • Fees: a. Chinese: Deposit 100 yuan, which will be returned to tourists when returning the machine; machine rental 10 yuan.
  • b. Other languages: deposit 100 yuan, which will be returned to tourists when returning the machine; machine rental 40 yuan.
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How To Get To The Temple of Heaven

By Taxi

from The Palace Museum to The Temple of Heaven, it will take about 16 min for car ride; if walking:1 hour 15 min

Practical Chinese:for taxi driver pls take us to BeiJing The Temple of Heaven 请拉我们到北京天坛

By Subway

Destination station (Line 5): Tiantan East Gate Station Destination station exit: D Southwest Exit ; Frequency: Line 2, 3 minutes/shift; Line 5, 3 minutes/shift

How to get to the scenic area after getting off the bus: Walk 490 meters along Qinian Street, turn right and cross the sidewalk to the end

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