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The Circular Mound Altar East Lingxing Gate 东棂星门 (1327)
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东棂星门

      圜丘,始建于嘉靖九年(1530年),初期为三层蓝色琉璃圆坛,清乾隆十四年(1749年)扩建,改为北京房山特产“艾叶青”三层石台面,并围以汉白玉石柱、石栏板。上层汉白玉石栏板为72块;中层为108块;下层为180块,三层共有汉白玉石栏板360块,恰好为圆周360°。

      圜丘石台面,上层以天心石为中心,共铺设九圈扇形石,第一圈9块;第二圈18块,直至第九圈“九九”81块,寓意九重天。中、下层类似铺设,三层共有378个“九”,共用3402块扇形石。

      圜丘石台面的直径,上层为9丈(取一九);中层为15丈(取三五);下层为21丈(取三七),合起来为45丈(取九五),寓函“九五之尊”。且“一、三、五、七、九”阳数俱全,体现了天为阳数之意。

      这里是圜丘内壝墙里之东棂星门。

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