Beijing - Qianmen Dajie. (48P - NPC 05/10)

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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.

D. VERDU on May 7, 2010




Corrado Martini on May 7, 2010

Una pulizia estrema in questa foto......Ciao.

Nadia Kushnir on May 7, 2010


Sandro & Cristina on May 7, 2010

Come da tradizione, tanto rosso!!!

Ciao Gastone, Sandro & Cristina

jeff_msn123 on May 7, 2010

Interesting photo of China street. I have been in peking many years ago. I did not see such scene.

Cheers from Hong Kong, Jeff

乾龍 on May 8, 2010

Very good photo

Cheers 乾龍

Luis O. Boettner on May 10, 2010

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

Luca Rigato on May 10, 2010

Molto caratteristica e particolre, senz'altro una foto originale!

林傑安(Enson) on May 16, 2010

Fantastic photo!!

BOP + YS!!

Sincere greetings from Taiwan.

Gastone “GAST1” Sega… on May 16, 2010

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





Alberto :)))


Enson thank you for the BOYS

Arrivederci su Panoramio, a presto.

See you soon through Panoramio.


Gastone “GAST1” Sega… on June 4, 2010

I want to thank all those have voted for this image on the NPC contest:

Luca Rigato

©Bruno Tortarolo

Sandro Salomon



robert manz


√ paola chiarella

_ alderosso _



Cristina_Mery on June 9, 2010

Hermosa foto....Lo Mejor de

Saludos desde Chile

Gastone “GAST1” Sega… on June 14, 2010

Grazie di cuore carissima Cristina per la visita.

Un caro saluto dall’Italia,


Mehmet Güçlü on June 15, 2010

perfect photo, congratulations

best of

best wishes, OLYMPIST

Andrzej Brudziński..… on June 18, 2010

Very beautiful view Regards Andrew

Sergio Bagna on July 10, 2010

Sembra il trenino che andava a Recoaro!!!

Ciao, Gastone!

j. fernandez on January 22, 2012

Really Great shot!-

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