The Temple of Heaven is a series of buildings that were built in the 15th century. They represent some of the finest ancient Chinese architectural works still in existence today. Spiritually, the buildings represent the special relationships between heaven and earth. It is believed that 12 million people visit the #Temple _of _Heaven annually.The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven is a complex of Taoist 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 is regarded as a Taoist #temple, although #Chinese #Heaven worship, especially by the reigning #monarch of the day, pre-dates #Taoism.