Home » Beijing (北京) » Temple of Heaven (天坦公園) and Tiananmen Square (天安門)

After getting to Beijing, there was no time to waste. Our inflight food was considered our lunch and off we went after we landed - starting first by visiting Temple of Heaven and then Tiananmen Square.

Arriving in Beijing
Temple of Heaven Sign
Entering Temple of Heaven
The 7 (8) rocks symbolizing the 7 sacred mountains (the 8th was added by the Manchus to symbolize them joining the Chinese Nation)
Temple of Heaven Altar
Inside the Altar #1
Inside the Altar #2
Inside the Altar #3
Inside the Altar #4
Inside the Altar #5
Crossing two species of trees
Top of the crossed trees
Heavenly Walkway
Part of garden in Temple of Heaven
Tiananmen Square #1
Tiananmen Square #2
Tiananmen Square #3 (some of the Beijing 2008 Olympics mascots in the background)
Tiananmen Square #4 (some of the Beijing 2008 Olympics mascots)
Tiananmen Square #5
Spontaneous concert in Temple of Heaven (similar to shots Jennifer shot last time she visited Beijing)
Panoramic shot of Tiananmen Square

Generated by JAlbum 7.1 & Chameleon