Temple of Heaven is China's largest existing complex of ancient sacrificial buildings, where the Emperor prayed for favorable weather and ample harvest. It is situated in the southeastern part of Beijing, near Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden city, Beihai Park, dtc.
Accompanied by the nearby Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Beihai Park and some other highlights, Temple of Heaven is one of the must-see attractions for your Beijing Tour.
Below is an interesting guide of the Temple of Heaven offering an excellent overview of the sacrificial altar of Beijing, which was used to pray for good harvest in the Ming and Qing dynasties. It not only vividly shows the layout of the magnificent sacrificial altar, but also provides detailed information about its history and architectures.