Feb 18, 2015 à 04:59 AM
Coming to the design of the temple, the northern part of the park is midpoint (heaven) in shape while the southern part is square (ground). The two sides are attached to a long wall. The roofs of the important structures in the Temple of Heaven are tiled in blue, the color that symbolizes the sky and sky. The fact that the northern part is higher than the southern part, this reflects the height of heaven on the importance of land, as reflected in Chinese thought that heaven is round and the earth is square. Three main structures are located along the main north-south axis of the complex of the Temple of Heaven are The Altar Circular (Yuanqiutan), Imperial Vault of Heaven (Huangqiongyu) and Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest (Qiniandian). Also among the most magnificent buildings is the three stone Echo and Echo Wall. All buildings are connected by a wide bridge called Vermilion Steps Bridge (Danbiqiao) or even called Sacred Way.The Altar of Heaven is located in the extreme south and consists of three layers of terraced white marble. The structure of the temple was built in 1530 and was rebuilt again in 1740. The altar was used for worship heaven on the winter solstice and the ceremony was held to thank God and pray for a good future. Imperial Vault of Heaven is located right in the center and is built into the design of a blue umbrella head of gold. The structure and design of the Imperial Vault is the same as that of the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, but is a bit smaller in size. The vault was used to place memorial tablets of the gods. White marble railings around the dome. It is believed that the vault contained memorial ancestor of Emperor tombstones.
Feb 16, 2015 à 11:28 PM
Temple of Heaven in Beijing is an architectural marvel. Originally built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1911) as a place to worship the emperor sky, underwent numerous reconstructions during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Great attention to detail in construction was paid because the emperor believed, was given his right to rule the sky and it was necessary to ensure proper respect his government was successful. The quality of construction materials and rare and precious objects equal to the Forbidden City. Temple of Heaven is one of the most visited tourist sites travelers touring Beijing, and the symbol of the city. In 1998, the Temple of Heaven was added to the list of Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests is the most famous building in the Temple of Heaven Located in the southern part of the city of Beijing in the Imperial Route dividing Dynastic Beijing, Temple of Heaven occupies an area of 273 hectares. If you could look into the Temple of Heaven from the air, you would see that the southern part of the temple is square, while the northern part is semicircular. It was built like this on purpose, because according to Chinese tradition the earth is square and the sky is round. It is believed by some historians that this is the reason why ancient coins have square holes in them to symbolize money and smiled dynasty in the sky. The tiles in the Temple of Heaven are cobalt blue sky symbolizing. It is rare to find blue ceiling tiles in an old structure.
Dec 26, 2014 à 06:18 PM
At the highest level the Temple of Heaven is protected by the Law of the People's Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics. In 1961, the Temple of Heaven was included by the State Council of the People's Republic of China on the first group of Priority Sites Protected Status. Based on the effective implementation of relevant laws such as the Constitution of the People's Republic of China, the Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China, Law of the People's Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics, Law the decade of People's Republic of China on Environmental Protection and the Law of the People's Republic of China on Urbanism, regulations relevant for the conservation and management have been formulated according to the practical situation. Any measures or projects proposed to be taken inside and outside the area of property that may have an impact on heritage values is prohibited without the approval of the national administration on cultural heritage. A buffer zone has been established. At present, the main complex of buildings including sacrificial Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, the Circular Altar, the Palace Fasting and Administration of Divine Music all fully preserved. Flowering trees on the property remind people of the golden age of the site. The authenticity and integrity of the property are maintained and kept strictly to the principles and provisions of the Law of the PRC on the Protection of Cultural Relics and maintenance projects through regular and rigorous and relevant conservation. The management system of the Temple of Heaven has considered a range of measures envisaged in the planning, heritage legislation and policies of the Central Government and Beijing Municipal Government. The Master Plan of the Temple of Heaven in the protection and management which establishes the legislative framework for the conservation and management of the Temple of Heaven is being formulated and will be presented to the World Heritage as soon as you have completed Committee.
Jan 06, 2015 à 05:39 PM
The magnificent Temple of Heaven (Tian Tan) is a perfect masterpiece of Chinese art and architecture. It is a place worth visiting in Beijing. The temple was built in 1420 AD during the reign of Emperor Yongle. The emperors of the Ming Dynasty used to offer sacrifices to heaven and pray for a good harvest. While the Chinese emperors' The Son of Heaven ", which did not dare to build your own home, 'Forbidden City' bigger than a dwelling for Heaven is called. The Temple of Heaven was originally named the Temple of Heaven and Earth, but later appeared with its current name during the reign of Emperor Jiajing Ming (1522-1567), who built complexes separated from the earth, the sun and the moon. Hence the other complexes, the Temple of Earth (Ditan Park), the sun and moon are located in regions of the north, east and west of Beijing, respectively. In 2005, the Temple of Heaven underwent a 47 million yuan ($ 6 million) renovation that was completed on May 1, 2006. In 1998, the Temple of Heaven was inscribed on the List of UNESCO World Heritage. The architecture of the temple of heaven is aesthetically elaborated on the symbolism and numerology. The buildings in the Temple of Heaven are round in structure and may be related to Heaven (one can imagine heaven as a rounded dome), while bases and shafts of the complex are squares (or 2 dimensions - ie flat ) that may be related to the earth. Whereas buildings, walls and values reflect ancient Chinese religious beliefs as they imagine the round heaven and earth as square. The altar and the temple were built round within areas into squares. The golden yellow symbolizes the emperors in the temple while green means Buddhism. The symbolism and numerology go hand in hand tion in the Temple of Heaven. The symbolism in the Temple of Heaven was necessary, since it served as the place where the emperor as the "Son of Heaven", directly begged Heaven to provide a bountiful harvest throughout the land. Coming to the design of the temple, the northern part of the park is midpoint (heaven) in shape while the southern part is square (ground). The two sides are attached to a long wall. The roofs of the important structures in the Temple of Heaven are tiled in blue, the color that symbolizes the sky and heaven
Feb 18, 2015 à 02:07 PM
The promised land in Beijing is one of the largest complexes of city parks. It was completed during the Ming Dynasty. This is where the emperor would come and pray for a good harvest and worship heaven. So "religious temples" go, this is the largest in China, but this rather large complex has more of a hangout feel to it rather than a place of worship, and is a great place to hang out and see people. People love to come here and practice their movements tai chi, you see elderly dancing and weekends is more of a family park a "temple" itself. This is a large complex place with many temples, the main one is the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest and can not lose. The intricate work and architecture are impressive. There are also many smaller courtyards and temples throughout the complex, many open spaces where children can run and fly their kites as well This is the main and most famous temple, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest. Children can recognize from the exact replica that could be seen at Epcot Center in Disney World: The Emperor visit this temple three times a year: • In the first month of the lunar year to pray for the start of a good harvest season • during the summer solstice to pray to the gods of rain • during the winter solstice to give thanks for a good harvest Blue is the color of the sky. Red is a color of Imperial. This temple is 38 meters high and the wooden pillars supporting the roof without nails or cement. Truly Emperor amazing.In time, people believed that the earth was square and the sky and the sky was round. Based on this, the main building is designed in a circular to look like your idea of paradise concept. On the south side of the complex Temple of Heaven is the Circular Altar. This Circular Altar has three terraces of white marble, surrounded by two walls, an interior wall panel representing the sky, and an outer wall square represents the earth. This altar used to be the site for the sacrifices of the Emperor. The white terraces three which form the center of the Altar represented: • Top Terrace: Sky • Middle Terrace: the world of mortals • Lower Terrace: Hell This is a good place for kids to fly kites. Another good place for kite flying is Tian'anmen Square, which is so far from nearby.Echo WallNot Circular Altar is the Echo Wall in whispers are driven from one end to the other.This wall surrounding the Imperial Vault Heaven. This "Whispering Wall" as it is also known, is 65 meters in diameter. For the "voices" to be carried, both people must be oriented to the north and also helps the yard is not too loud. All the Temple of Heaven complex can be seen in half a day
Jan 16, 2015 à 01:13 AM
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Dec 31, 2014 à 06:19 PM
Temple of Heaven is the holiest place for the most frightened people-it was the place where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshiped the god and offered sacrifice to Heaven instead. What's more, is the largest architectural complex in the world of rituals to honor the sky. The large Temple of Heaven is well forested. Upon entering the temple, a sense of solemnity, respect, holiness and peace, so will the mind. Looking beautiful sacrificial altars, one feels his soul is purified and sublimated thoughts. With the hallmarks of all different from the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven is willing extreme precision in round shapes or quadrate, showing the relationship between heaven and earth, people in ancient China believes the sky is round and the earth is square. Luxury decorated buildings flashes and sparkles in the sunlight, wearing a sacred air. Nail blue and green roof and red walls and pillars indicated the exalted name of emperors and their awedness the mysterious sky. Today, people can explain many phenomena in scientific perspective, they were extremely mysterious to the ancient peoples. People no longer offer sacrifices to Heaven; However, the Temple of Heaven is the treasure of the human being, which has one of the aspects of the life of the ancient Chinese and development of human society. Temple of Heaven is located in southern Beijing. It was first built in 1420 and was expanded and renovated during the reign of Emperor Jiajing Ming and Qing Emperor Qianlong. With profound cultural connotations and impose architectural styles, the Temple of Heaven is considered a reflection of the ancient civilization of the East.
Jan 13, 2015 à 07:32 AM
When the arrival of Tian Tan, the emperor has pondered in the imperial vault, courtesy conversation with god in government detail. Hall's night use that he then passed praying is good to harvest. Next day, the winter solstice, he before the heaven the throne to carry out the animal to sacrifice in the altar of circle. The ceremony planned to act according to the numerological theory to the smallest detail. The ceremony must complete completely, for the smallest mistake will constitute the bad omen of entire country next year. Speech bad omen, alightning strike destruction in 1889 Hall of prayer. Will crawl in god's punishment that the larva aculeata gives in hall roof golden yellow ball the official explanation of on the scary event is. Regarding permitting this occurrence, 32 court senior officials were executed. The hall designed according to primitive Ming Dynasty is reconstructed faithfully. The temple complex still forbids to all, except for emperor and his Hu, until gate thrown open first Chinese the National Day people to Republic in October, 1912. On December 23, 1914, General Yuan Shikai has carried out the ancient ceremony, as his attempt is the emperor who part announced. He before the end of the year, died. That was previous Tian Tan is the courtesy ceremony uses. It is the museum opens from then on to the public. The site registered in the World Heritage list of UN UNESCO in 1998.
Dec 26, 2014 à 09:02 AM
The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests is located at the north end of the Temple of Heaven and is 38 meters high. The interiors of the room are beautifully made and decorated and contains a large ceremonial throne facing south. The living room features 28 high pillars, each made from a single tree trunk. The four posts around the inner circle representing the four seasons. The 12 positions around the middle circle represent the 12 months. The 12 positions of the outer circle represent 12 Shichen (in ancient China, Shichen is a way to tell time in ancient China and one Shichen in the past equaled two hours and a whole day was divided into 12 Shichens). One has to approach the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests over 360 meters skywalk 'Vermillion Steps Bridge' (DanbiQiao). By doing so, you climb almost imperceptibly, denoting the progression from Earth to Heaven. The Temple of Heaven is therefore a worthy complex of beautiful buildings surrounded by beautiful gardens. The designs of the buildings in the temple complex symbolize the relationship between earth and heaven - the human world and God's world - which in turn represent the Chinese customs, rituals and beliefs.
Dec 05, 2014 à 04:52 PM
Most buildings are connected by a wide bridge called Vermilion Steps Bridge (Danbiqiao) or called Sacred Way. The Circular Altar has three terraces layered with white marble. During the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368 AD - 1911 AD), the emperors offered sacrifices to Heaven on the winter solstice each year. This ceremony was thankfully and I hope that all would be well in the future.The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest A grand palace with round roof and three layers of eaves. Inside the hall are 28 huge posts. The four posts along the inner circle represent four seasons-spring, summer, autumn and winter; 12 posts along the middle circle represent the 12 months; and 12 positions along the outer circle represent 12 Shichen (Shichen is a way to tell time in ancient China. One Shichen in the past equaled two hours and a whole day was divided into 12 Shichens). The roof is covered with enamel black, yellow and green color representing the sky, the earth and everything on earth. The living room features a base called Altar grain prayer that is made of three layers of white marble and has a height of six meters.Another important in building the Temple of Heaven is Imperial Vault of Heaven. If you look at it from afar, you will find that the Vault is like a blue umbrella head of gold. The set up is like the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, but smaller. The structure was made of brick and wood. The vault was used to place memorial tablets of the gods. White marble railings around the dome. The Vermilion Steps Bridge connects the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest and the Imperial Vault of Heaven. The south end of the bridge is lower than its northern end. The emperors in the past thought they could go to heaven through this bridge, so this bridge is also called Sacred Way. A Yu Wang Road and is a route on 2 sides of sacred manner. The above is only for emperors to walk and the back is of princes and senior officials to pass. Three Echo Stones is outside the gate of the Imperial Vault of Heaven. If you speak facing the Vault while standing on the first stone, an echo is heard; Standing in the second and then the third stone, you will hear two three echoes respectively. Another interesting and famous place to visit is called Echo Wall owning special feature. The wall encloses the Imperial Vault of Heaven. Its perimeter is 193 meters. If you and your friend stands on the east and west of the roots of the wall respectively and whisper a word, then his friend clearly hear what you say. Is not that interesting? The phenomenon wave.Besides uses the theory of sound buildings are designed, there are also some other scenes that can be enjoyed as Nine-Dragon Cypress. It got its name from dragons nine branches that resemble rolled together. It was said that the cypress was planted over 500 years ago. In short, a tree Grandpa!
Jan 25, 2015 à 09:42 PM
The Temple of Heaven, truly the Altar of Heaven (improved Chinese: 天坛; customary Chinese: 天壇; pinyin: Tiāntán; Manchu: Abkai mukdehun) is an intricate of religious structures arranged in the southeastern piece of focal Beijing. The complex was gone by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing administrations for yearly services of request to God to Heaven for good reap. It has been viewed as a Daoist temple, in spite of the fact that Chinese paradise revere, particularly by the ruling ruler of the day, originates before Daoism. The sanctuary complex was developed from 1406 to 1420 amid the rule of the Yongle Emperor, who was likewise in charge of the development of the Forbidden City in Beijing. The complex was broadened and renamed Temple of Heaven amid the rule of the Jiajing Emperor in the sixteenth century. The Jiajing Emperor likewise assembled three other unmistakable sanctuaries in Beijing, the Temple of Sun (日壇) in the east, the Temple of Earth (地壇) in the north, and the Temple of Moon (月壇) in the west . The Temple of Heaven was redesigned in the eighteenth century under the Qianlong Emperor. Because of the crumbling of state plan, this turned into the last extensive scale remodel of the sanctuary unpredictable in the majestic time. The Temple of Heaven was engraved as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998 and was depicted as "a magnum opus of structural planning and scene outline which basically and graphically shows a cosmogony of extraordinary significance for the development of one of the world's incredible civilizations..." as the "typical design and configuration of the Temple of Heaven had a significant impact on construction modeling and arranging in the Far East over numerous hundreds of years. The Temple of Heaven is placed in southern Dongcheng District, which until 2010 was a piece of Chongwen District. The recreation center itself is open day by day from 6:00-22:00pm. The relic locales inside the recreation center open at 8:00 and close at 17:30 from March 1 to June 30, 18:00 from July 1 to October 31, and 17:00 from November 1 to February 28. There is an ostensible section charge. Every one of the four of the recreation center's entryways are open by open transportation. The encompassing park is truly broad, with the whole unpredictable totaling 267 hectares (660 sections of land). Some of it comprises of play areas, practice and amusement territories. These offices are decently utilized by grown-ups, and by folks and grandparents bringing kids to play. A portion of the open spaces and side structures are regularly utilized, especially in the morning, for choral show and ethnic dances. The Temple of Heaven is definitely a must visit.
Jan 22, 2015 à 06:09 PM
The architecture and layout of the temple of Heaven is based on elaborate symbolism and numerology. In accordance with principles dating back to pre-Confucian times, the buildings in the Temple of Heaven are round, like the sky, while the foundations and axes of the complex are rectilinear, like the earth. The symbolism of the temple was necessary since the complex served as the setting in which the Emperor, the Son of Heaven, directly beseeched Heaven to provide good harvests throughout the land. This was important since agriculture was the foundation of China's wealth in the imperial period. Since the ceremony at Tiantan was thought to directly affect the people's livelihood, news of the ceremony each year was disseminated throughout China.axis is the Echo Wall and the Imperial Vault of Heaven. The wall echo, named for its acoustic properties, allows a whisper spoken at one end to be heard from the other. The Triple Echo Stones in the courtyard echoes back several numbers depending on the stone stands out. The Imperial Vault of Heaven, located in the center of the square, is a circular that once contained ancestor memorial grave of Emperor building. At the northern end of the compound is the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, an impressive wooden structure three levels sits on a marble pedestal three levels. It was built in 1420 but burned down in 1889. It was rebuilt soon after with a bit of wood imported from the western United States. The hollow interior is tastefully decorated and contains a large ceremonial throne facing south. In modern times ceremonies have made clear, and the Temple of Heaven has become a popular park among foreigners and locals alike.