Temple of Heaven , China Light Festival Rotterdam

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Original in Beijing

The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven (simplified Chinese: 天坛; traditional Chinese: 天壇; pinyin: Tiāntán; Manchu: Abkai mukdehun) is a complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Taoist temple, although Chinese Heaven worship, especially by the reigning monarch of the day, pre-dates Taois.

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K@rin on March 9, 2013

Hallo David

dank je wel voor je prachtige compliment met like en YS , gelukkig trof ik een moment dat er geen mensen om heen liepen , al met al was het een geweldige evenement , de Euromast had ik niet 'beklommen' die avond

groetjes en fijn weekend

Giannino Lux on May 4, 2013

stunning colors in the night - L I K E - all the best from Rome - Gianni

Luzitani on October 27

Bela fotografia (Quedas do Iguaçu - Brazil)

K@rin on December 28

Gianni and Luzitani thanks for the lovely comments and likes,

best wishes Karin

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Photo taken in Het Park, Westzeedijk, 3016 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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