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Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests
Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests
Temple of Heaven, Beijing.

Beijing

        Temple of Heaven

This complex is situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing and was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest.

        Lama Temple

When the Dalai Lama visited imperial China, he resided in this temple.

        City Center

Tian'anmen Square and around the Forbidden City.

        Forbidden City

The residence of the former Chinese emperors in Beijing.

        Summer Palace

Emperors' summer residence to escape Beijing's summer heat.

        Jinshanling Great Wall

We visited the 10km long section at Jinshanling located in the Luanping county ca. 120km away from Beijing.

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