Temple of Heaven Beijing Snow Globe
The Temple of Heaven (Tian Tan) in Beijing was where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties came during every winter solstice to offer sacrifices to heaven and pray for good harvests. It is the site of the Imperial Vault of Heaven, the Abstinence Hall, the Long Corridor, and the Longevity Pavilion. In Imperial times commoners were forbidden to enter; Today it is teeming with tourists.
Plastic. 2-3/4 inches (7 cm) tall.