Ceremony of Worshipping Heaven in Temple of Heaven

The traditional consideration was as follows: everything, no matter good or bad fortune, happiness or disaster, was sill related and controlled by heaven. Chinese history for worshipping heaven can be dated back to the ancient time,it is from the 2600B.C.to the early 20th century when the feudal society was disintegrated.From the 19th year in the reign of Emperor Yongle in Ming dynasty to 1911,there are altogether 23 emperors once came to the Temple of Heaven to worshipping heaven.

The Temple of Heaven was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties used to offer the sacrifices to heaven and pray for a good harvest. The whole procedure should take a very long time to finish. In this exhibition room you will see some sacrificial utensils and the whole procedure about worshipping heaven by the emperor.
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