Photography Asia: Temple Of Heaven

2Photography Asia: Temple Of Heaven

We present to you another photography showcase in our Photography Asia series with some interesting photos from the Temple Of Heaven in Beijing, China.

Literally called the Altar of Heaven, the Temple of Heaven is one of the most popular monuments in China constructed from 1406 to 1420 by the Yongle Emperor who is also responsible for the construction of the Forbidden City. The temple complex consists of different Taoist structures and buildings and the Temple of Heaven is a significant structure in Chinese history specifically the place for ceremonies on reigning monarchs. The complex was also visited by the Emperors for celebrations and ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. Take a look at these photos of this impressive structure which is a very important part of Chinese history.

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Temple Of Heaven Photos


Temple Of Heaven by bKadokawa Shikarou

Temple Of Heaven by bKadokawa Shikarou

Temple of Heaven by Evas1va

Temple of Heaven by Evas1va

Temple of Heaven Guard by aandrea

Temple of Heaven Guard by aandrea

Into The Temple by Vigil42

Into The Temple by Vigil42

Temple of Heaven by asaspades101

Temple of Heaven by asaspades101

Temple of Heaven, China by phototheo

Temple of Heaven, China by phototheo

Temple of Heaven by Crosis Mian Wang

Temple of Heaven by Crosis Mian Wang

China – Temple of Heaven by Lance Lucas

China - Temple of Heaven by Lance Lucas

Temple of Heaven by Kjartan Ivar Paulsen

Temple of Heaven by Kjartan Ivar Paulsen

Temple of Heaven by lonely-lu

Temple of Heaven by lonely-lu

Temple of Heaven, Beijing by worm-food

Temple of Heaven, Beijing by worm-food

Temple of Heaven by opiate451

Temple of Heaven by opiate451

Temple of Heaven by Rob Gregory

Temple of Heaven by Rob Gregory

Temple Of Heaven by Kevin Baldwin

Temple Of Heaven by Kevin Baldwin

Tiantan by Andreu Pardales

Tiantan by Andreu Pardales

Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China by erb2012

Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China by erb2012

Temple of Heaven by Sarah Kate

Temple of Heaven by Sarah Kate

Temple of Heaven byYapi Santiago

Temple of Heaven byYapi Santiago

Temple of Heaven by polopoloop

Temple of Heaven by polopoloop

The Temple of Heaven by Clay Ballard

The Temple of Heaven by Clay Ballard

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