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Temple of heaven

Temple of heaven

A: i see. On which day were the ceremonies held? Every year at the time of winter solstice, ceremonies were held on the Circular Mound Altar.And every year on the 15th in the first lunar month, the emperor t Prayed in person for good harvests here.

B: In the Ming and Qing dynasties only the emperors could enter this temple to work ship the God of Heaven and offer presents. No women were allowed, including thel empresses.

A: I like the cone-shaped structure with triple eaves and the gilded bail at the top.

B:The causeway connects the main structures. The structure immediately in front of us is called the Haft of Prayer for Good Harvests. It is the main building in this compound.(At the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests)

A:Let's have a try.B:you are right and this is the Echo Wall, a whisper at one point of the wall can be heard clearly at an opposite point.

B:For storing the tablet of the God of Heaven, which was taken to the Altar on the occa-A:What is this structure for?(Arriving at the Imperial Vault of Heaven)B:The surface has remained extremely even and its stones fit closely since it was built despite several earthquakes Now, let's go to see the imperial Vault of Heaven and the Echo Wall.

A:OK. Let me have a try.(After trying) it's so great to have such an idea in that time.

B:Yes, nine is the lucky number of Chinese imperial family. Have you seen the stone in the center? A whisper into this central stone sounds louder to the speaker than bystanders. This is because the sound waves travel in different directions and go quickly to the stone balustrades and surrounding walls and are immediately reflected back to the central spot.

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