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Temple of the Sun

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Temple of the Sun
Address  Chaoyang, Beijing, China, 100020
Similar  Temple of the Moon, Temple of Sun Park, Temple of Earth, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Dongyue Temple

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The Temple of the Sun (simplified Chinese: 日坛; traditional Chinese: 日壇; pinyin: Rìtán) is an altar located in Chaoyang District, Beijing, China. It is within Ritan Park, in the Jianguomen area. The nearest Beijing Metro station is Yonganli on the Beijing subway Line 1.

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The altar was built in 1530 during the late Ming Dynasty for use in ritual sacrifice to the sun by the Emperor of China. The area surrounding the Ritan temple is now a public park, and the site features extensive gardens and a small lake.

On the opposite side of Beijing, to the west, is the Temple of the Moon, located in Fuchengmen.

During the 2008 Summer Olympics, it was selected as one of the three protest zones.

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Temple of the Sun Wikipedia


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