Qianmen Dajie 前门大街
Qianmen Dajie or Qianmen Avenue or Qianmen Street, depending on the map you consult, was the main south artery of Beijing. It leads from Zhengyangmen gate, the south gate of the Inner City of the imperial palace. It is the road that emperors took to go to the Temple of Heaven (Tian Tan) to make sacrifices and pray for good harvests and freedom from disaster. The Emperor and a huge entourage of ministers and military guards would progress through the streets of Beijing in a visible demonstration of the Mandate of Heaven. The emperors sat on their thrones as gods who were chosen by the heavens to rule China. The prayers they offered connected the people, not only with the gods, but with all of the previous generations of dynasties back to the Yellow Emperor, the first mythic ruler of China.
MUY BONITA TOMA.,
Una pulizia estrema in questa foto......Ciao.
Come da tradizione, tanto rosso!!!
Ciao Gastone, Sandro & Cristina
Interesting photo of China street. I have been in peking many years ago. I did not see such scene.
Cheers from Hong Kong, Jeff
Very good photo
Very nice picture and I like a lot the tramway in the pedestrian street full of small shops. Congratulations for sharing this beautiful scenario. Greetings from Paraguay, Boettner
Molto caratteristica e particolre, senz'altro una foto originale!
BOP + YS!!
Sincere greetings from Taiwan.
Sono molto onorato per la vostra visita che mi sprona molto.
I am very honored for your visit that spurs me a lot.
Sandro & Cristina
Enson thank you for the BOYS
Arrivederci su Panoramio, a presto.
See you soon through Panoramio.
I want to thank all those have voted for this image on the NPC contest:
√ paola chiarella
_ alderosso _
Hermosa foto....Lo Mejor de
Saludos desde Chile
Grazie di cuore carissima Cristina per la visita.
Un caro saluto dall’Italia,
perfect photo, congratulations
best wishes, OLYMPIST
Very beautiful view Regards Andrew
Sembra il trenino che andava a Recoaro!!!
Really Great shot!-
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Photo taken in Xicheng, Beijing, China
Misplaced? Suggest new location