How to get to Tiananmen Square from Temple of Heaven

how to get to tiananmen square from temple of heaven

Tiananmen Square is a large public square located in the center of Beijing, China. It is situated in the Dongcheng District, to the north of the Forbidden City. The square covers an area of approximately 440,000 sq.

The Temple of Heaven, another popular attraction in Beijing, is located in the southern part of the city, in the Chongwen District. The distance between the two sites is approximately 5 kilometers or 3.1 miles.

Here’s how you can get to Tiananmen Square from the Temple of Heaven:

Bus: Take bus 2 or 120 at the West Gate of the Temple of Heaven (天坛公园西门) and get off at Tiananmen East Stop (天安门东站). The journey takes about 32 minutes, and costs 2 RMB.

Subway: Take subway line 8 at Tianqiao Station (天桥站) near the West Gate of the Temple of Heaven, transfer to line 1 at Wangfujing Station, and get off at Tiananmen East Station (天安门东站). The journey takes about 33 minutes and costs 3 RMB.

Or you can take subway line 5 at Tiantan East Station (天坛东门站), transfer to line 1 at Dongdan Station (东单), and get off at Tiananmen East Station (天安门东站). The journey takes about 35 minutes and costs 3 RMB.

Taxi: A taxi ride from the Temple of Heaven to Tiananmen Square takes around 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic. The taxi fare is approximately 20 RMB.

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