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Temple | Confucian Temple
The Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven, built in 1420, is situated in
a huge park with beautiful grounds. You can read more about it
Buddhist tourists line up to pray where the emperors
prayed once a year on the Winter Solstice.
A boy flys his kite outside the temple gate. Kite
flying is popular in the park.
A young man jumps rope near the temple entrance, a
few steps away from the bustling city.
Hot roast yams for sale.
Musicians performing in the corridors on the temple
grounds attract many onlookers.
The lush temple grounds are carpeted with clover.
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