The imperial history of Beijing, dating back more than 3,000 years, with more than 860 years as the capital of China, along with its 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the famed Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven
, The Summer Palace, the magnificent Great Wall of China as well the art, food and traditions of this city of over 21 million, will be featured in a half-hour special show that is sure to thrill you with its visual appeal.
They visited Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, The Temple of Heaven
, East Lake, Yellow crane tower, Wuhan University and a ferry on the Yangtze River before going to Wuhan.
Includes Virgin Atlantic flights from Heathrow on November 20, accommodation and tours of Shanghai, Beijing, The Great Wall, The Forbidden City and The Temple of Heaven
A Tale of Two Cities tour with Virgin Holidays Worldwide Journeys, starts from PS995pp, including return Virgin Atlantic flights to Shanghai from London Heathrow, accommodation and sightseeing encompassing Shanghai, Beijing, The Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City and The Temple of Heaven
We left the capital after wandering the stunning parks inside and around the Temple of Heaven
and caught an overnight sleeper train We left the capital after wandering the stunning parks inside and around the Temple of Heaven
and caught an overnight sleeper train with comfortable (by Chinese standards) compartments to the ancient capital of Xi-an.
In February, 20 artists wearing dust masks lay on the ground and played dead in front of an altar at the Temple of Heaven
park in a performance art protest in Beijing.
But a spokesman for the Temple of Heaven
park, a Unesco heritage site where Ming and Qing dynasty emperors offered sacrifices, said the deaths were a mystery.
In close proximity to the landmark heritage site of The Temple of Heaven
, a Unesco World Heritage Site, a deluxe luxury hotel with 46 rooms is to be developed in the traditional Chinese style with another 60 rooms to be added shortly thereafter.
The moon rises over the Temple of Heaven
, a Taoist shrine in the southeastern part of central Beijing.
The IHCL and its subsidiaries, collectively known as Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, has management contracts in place for a landmark hotel, Taj Temple of Heaven Beijing, in close proximity to the Temple of Heaven
Park in Beijing.
China was represented by the Temple of Heaven
, the Bird's Nest and the country's pavilion from the recently concluded Shanghai World Expo.
Begin with a classic breakfast of wonton soup and steamed buns at the Hou Wan Ton and then make your way to the Temple of Heaven
, a complex of Chinese temples.