Imperial Ancestral Temple

The Imperial Ancestral Temple, or Taimiao of , is a historic site in the Imperial City, just outside the , where during both the Ming and Qing Dynasties, sacrificial ceremonies were held on the most important festival occasions in honor…

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The , located at the centre of , was the imperial palace of China for five centuries, until the early 20th century. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The , and colloquially described as The Giant Egg, is an arts centre containing an opera house in , People's Republic of China. is situated 1¼ km southwest of Imperial Ancestral Temple. Photo: Hui Lan, CC BY 2.0.

The is the largest hall within the in , . is situated 700 meters north of Imperial Ancestral Temple. Photo: Gisling, CC BY 3.0.

The is a national museum housed in the at the core of , China. is situated 1 km north of Imperial Ancestral Temple. Photo: Kallgan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is 's capital, and its second largest city after , with a population of more than 20 million. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

District is a former district of , located relatively southeast to the city center, and was situated between and Qianmen. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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