The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests in Beijing is an iconic, triple-gabled circular wood building, built on a three level marble terrace. Originally built in 1420, it was where the Emperor came to pray for good harvests. The original building was struck by lightning and burned down in 1889. The current building was re-built several years later following Ming era construction techniques..
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The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests in Beijing is an iconic, triple-gabled circular wood building, built on a three level marble terrace. Originally built in 1420, it was where the Emperor came to pray for good harvests. The original building was struck by lightning and burned down in 1889. The current building was re-built several years later following Ming era construction techniques..

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