Tian Tan, the heaven at earth
At the moment (2009) Manel Clemente is working in a creative photographic project, World Souvenir. The author is making an anthropological reseach about urban and cultural tourism around the world. These pictures below are part of the work Beijing Souvenir. They show Tian Tan, The Temple of Heaven, one of the most popular sights in Beijing, China. This Imperial Sacrificial Altar is visited by millions of Chinese tourists every year.
Quinian Dian, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest , general view
Quinian Dian, tourist taking a photo
Quinian Dian, tourist taking a family photo
Quinian Dian, tourist taking a photo
The Imperial Vault of Heaven, tourists in the queue
Quinian Dian, scale model
Little girl taking a photo of her parents
Tourist taking a photo of his wife
Tourists taking photos of the Imperial Vault of Heaven
The Circular Mound Altar, tourists taking photos
The Circular Mound Altar, tourists taking photos
The Circular Mound Altar, tourists taking photos
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