The Ancient Observatory

The Ancient Observatory

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The Ancient Observatory

Introduction: IntroductionAncient Observatory is located at the southwestern corner by the Jianguomen flyover..

Tickets:Ancient Observatory fee and opening hoursAdmission 10yuan, half price for full-time students an..

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The Ancient Observatory Introduction

Introduction
Ancient Observatory is located at the southwestern corner by the Jianguomen flyover. It was built in 1442 under the reign of Zhengtong of the Ming Dynasty. It is o­ne of the oldest observatories in the world. It is well-known for its complete architecture, fine instrument, glorious history and unique status in the East and West cultural exchange.
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The Ancient Observatory Features

Highlights
The Ancient Observatory was initially constructed in the Ming Dynasty. They used Chinese self-restraint metering equipment, like Zu Chongzhi’s armillary sphere and so o­n at that time; Till Qing Dynasty 17th century, it has introduced the European astronomy measurement and the instrument structure, especially those that specifically reflected the Western Europe Renaissance time large-scale astronomy instrument at that time. Now, Beijing Ancient Observatory has rebuilt Beijing ancient astronomy instrument exhibition hall, which belong to the Beijing astronomical observatory, and continue to play an important role in the popular science domain.

The Ancient Observatory Tickets

Ancient Observatory fee and opening hours
Admission 10yuan, half price for full-time students and senior citizens aged 60 to 70 with valid ID
Opening hours 9:00-16:30, 9:00-18:00(in summer)

The Ancient Observatory Transporation

Traffic
Bus1 or highway to Jianguo gate station

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