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A quick glimpse of temple of heaven and national theater
in royal gardens, surrounded by pines, the temple of heaven was built in early 15th century. Both the overall layout of building group and individual building's architectural structure reflect ancient Chinese cosmological view on the relationship between the earth
Hall (the hall of prayer for good harvest) is 32 meters in diameter, 38 meters
in height, gold top, three eaves of blue glazed tiles to symbolize the sky. The
hall is supported by 28 big wood piles, the central 4 represents 4 seasons;
middle 12 represents 12 months; outer 12 represents 12 hours; middle and outer
24 represents 24 solar terms; total 28 represents 28 constellations. The hall
is seating on a 5900 square meters white marble pedestal in 3 layers 6 meters
tall. The emperor used to come here annually to pray for good weather and ample
national theater is designed by renowned French architect Paul Andreu, who
compares it to a heavenly attic on lake. This grand oval shaped theater appears
like an extraterrestrial object floating on a man-made square lake.