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Unformatted text preview: A. Palaces 1. Imperial Palace (" Forbidden City ") 2. Summer Palace B. Parks/Pleasure Gardens 1. Jinshan Park 2. Beihei Park C. Temples/Academies 1. Temple of Heaven (Tiantan) Built for annual ritual 2. Confucian Temple and Imperial Academy 3. White Cloud Temple and Academy (Daoist) 4. Yonghegong Lamasery (Tibetan Buddhist Temple and Monastery) D. Ming Tombs E. Great Wall IV. Other sites and features A. hutong : traditional neighborhood; siheyuan : traditional courtyard home B. Opera/tea house V. Dance and musical instruments A. yangge: traditional folk dance B. Musical instruments: yang-qin ("foreign" dulcimer-like instrument); gu-qin (variety of qin that is plucked); er-hu (2-stringed cello-like instrument); pipa (mandolin-like instrument)...
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