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Beijing Travel – The Temple Of Heaven

Beijing Travel – The Temple Of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven was used by Emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties to worship Heaven, offer sacrifices and pray for good harvests and favourable rain. The architecture in the Temple of Heaven is amazing, it’s history enthralling and it’s cultural significance profound. A must see attraction for anyone visiting Beijing. Purpose & Function

Epic China Travel Fail – Changbai Mountain

Epic China Travel Fail – Changbai Mountain

Changbai Mountain in Jilin province with mountain top lakes, cascading waterfalls, hot springs and more is an incredible natural tourist attraction. After living in Chang Chun (capital of Jilin Province) for over four years, I finally joined a local tour group and travelled to Changbai Mountain. The trip was a disaster! For detailed information on

Human Sacrifices at the Temple of Heaven

Human Sacrifices at the Temple of Heaven

Were human sacrifices made at the Temple of Heaven? Probably. I can’t say for sure but history, references and structures in the Temple of Heaven indicate that human sacrifices were made. First a little back ground on the Temple of Heaven. There are three main structures in the Temple of Heaven, the Circular Mound Alter,

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