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The Temple of Heaven

The temple of heaven in Beijing is located in Beijing, in the southeast of Beijing WaiCheng. Located in the south of the palace, the south east ZhengYangMen outside. In the eighteenth year of yongle (was built in 1420). Ancient Chinese Ming and qing dynasties emperors, praying. Area for 273 hectares. Ming and Qing dynasty emperors used to "good", "the ceremonial buildings.


The Palace Museum


The Imperial Palacealso called The Forbidden Cityin the heart of Beijing is the largest and most complete imperial palace and ancient building complex in Chinaand the world at large. Its construction began in completed l4 years laterhaving a history so far of some 600 years 1406 and Twenty-four emperors from the Ming and Cling(16441911) dynasties lived and ruled China from there. Most of the buildings in the Forbidden City were timesalthough they maintained the original architectural style.
The buildings of the Forbidden City fully embody the artistic features and style of ancient Chinese palace architectureand can be called a masterpiece in Chineseeven worldarchitectural history.
Today, as the largest museum of cultural relics in China
, the Forbidden Cityalso called the Palace Museumcollected and displayed some one million precious historical relics from the Shang Dynasty (16th century771BC) through to the Cling Dynasty. It was made part of the world cultural heritage list in 1987.


The Summer Palace in Brief


The Summer Palace, dominated mainly by Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, covers an area of 2.9 square kilometers, three quarters of which is under water. Its 70,000 square meters of building space features a variety of palaces, gardens and other ancient-style architectural structures. Well known for its large and priceless collection of cultural relics, it was among the first group of historical and cultural heritage sites in China to be placed under special state protection.The Summer Palace, originally named Qingyi Yuan or the Garden of Clear Ripples, was first constructed in 1750.The Summer Palace is a monument to classical Chinese architecture, in terms of both garden design and construction. Borrowing scenes from surrounding landscapes, it radiates not only the grandeur of an imperial garden but also the beauty of nature in a seamless combination that best illustrates the guiding principle of traditional Chinese garden design: “The works of men should match the works of Heaven”.


The Great Wall


The Great Wall is a treasure of Chinese civilization, is one of the world's cultural heritage, but also with the Egyptian pyramids building, or human miracle. In the far more than 2000 years ago, is the working people with flesh and blood built the great wall. The Great Wall is the ancient Chinese people's wisdom, but also the symbol of the Chinese nation. The Great Wall is a rare treasure, but also extraordinary art heritage, which is the symbol of the Chinese nation be secure against assault ever in the world 's great strength and will, is the pride of the Chinese nation, but also the entire human pride.

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