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The Temple Of Heaven

Beijing, China

The Temple of Heaven was the most important of Beijing's imperial temples. It was where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties (from 1420 to 1900) worshiped the god of heaven and prayed for good harvests.

It has been described as "a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design". In 1998, the Temple of Heaven was listed as UNESCO World Heritage.

Popular activities: appreciating the architecture and watching local people doing morning exercises

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