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Temple of Heaven

Peiping's celebrated "Temple of Heaven," once regarded as the most sacred edifice in all China, but now falling into decay. The soverings of the old Chinese empire, who were regarded by the populace as the direct descendants of God, used this shrine to pray for divine guidance and for relief from plague, famine, and other misfortune which from time to time be fell the country. July 29, 1937 photo. (AP Photo)

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July 29, 1937 12:00:00 AM
October 09, 2007 08:04:47 PM
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Travel, Social Affairs, Travel, Religion, Lifestyle, Religion
Ancient, Architecture, Building Exterior, Carving, Chinese Culture, Famous Place, History, International Landmark, Place of Worship, Religion, Spirituality, Steps, Structure, Temple
Beijing, CHINA
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