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53 World Heritage sites in China

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-07-03 15:24
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Temple of Heaven: An imperial sacrificial altar in Beijing

Located in the southern part of Beijing, the Temple of Heaven was built in 1420 during the reign of Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), originally as an altar for the worship of both heaven and earth. The Temple of Heaven was added to the list in November, 1998.

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