China Trip 2007 Videos: Part 5 of 8

My favorite memory of the Temple of Heaven was the line of people waiting to have their picture taken at one particular spot where the king stood and prayed. For a spot that is transcending and meditative, it has become loud and busy with people going one after another to get their snapshot taken, just like everyone else.

We also got to visit the echo wall in the temple. The wall is shaped like a ring, and it’s disconnected at the entrance. Supposedly, if you shout on one end of the ring, the other end can hear the sound travel around.

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  • Title: The Temple of Heaven
  • Duration: 2:36
  • File Size: 15.4 MB

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