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Introduction of Exhibits  


Temple of Heaven

c. 1875 A.D.

c. 1875 A.D.


Located southeast of the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven was built in the 18th year of Emperor Yongle's reign during the Ming Dynasty as a place for emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties to perform rites of heaven and pray for good harvests. It was opened as a public park in 1918. Surrounded by cypress trees, the park is included in the World Heritage.

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