Favorite Historical Sites
If I had to pick between the big three UNESCO sites in and around Beijing my preference, BY FAR would likely be with the Temple of Heaven. While in antiquity this was a temple for the Emperor of China, today its is an expansive and exquisitely beautiful park near the heart of Beijing. There is a majesty in walking up the path reserved for only the emperor. There is a grandeur and elegance that masks (along with modern perception) the religous rites preformed here to bring a good harvest. If for some reason you have to choose between The Temple of Heaven, The Forbidden City and The Great Wall, I would chose in that order.
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- Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
- Focal length: 31mm
- ISO: 640
- Shutter speed: 1/1000s
- Title: Temple of Heaven Fire Baskets
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