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Temple of Heaven Resorts Introduction: Qiniandian and Imperial Vault of Heaven

The caisson ceiling of Qiniandian (Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest). Huangqiongyu (Imperial Vault of Heaven). It was built to house the memorial tablet of the “Supreme Ruler of Heaven”.

Gate of Heavenly Peace, Tian’anmen Square Travel Guide

Situated on the heart of Beijing, Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) was initially erected in 1417, known as Chengtianmen (Gate of Receiving Orders from Heaven). It was rebuilt and given its present name. The gate itself consists of a grand platform surmounted by a wooden nine-bay gate-tower and five vaulted gateways below the gate-tower.