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The Hall of Imperial Zenith 皇乾殿 (1267)
北京

皇乾殿:

      皇乾殿,坐落于祈年殿以北,祈年墙环绕的矩形院落里,由三门式琉璃瓦门与祈年殿相同。皇乾殿是一座庑殿式大殿,覆盖蓝色的琉璃瓦,下面有三层汉白玉石栏杆的祈谷石坛基座。它是专为平时供奉“皇天上帝”和皇帝列祖列宗神版的殿宇。神版均供奉在形状象屋宇的神龛里,每逢农历初一、十五,管理祭祀的衙署定时派官员扫尘、上香。祭祀前一天,皇帝到此上香行礼后,由礼部尚书上香,行三跪九叩礼再由太常寺卿率官员将神牌恭请至龙亭内安放,由銮仪卫的样饵抬至祈年殿内各相应神位安放,受祭,是平时供奉祈谷坛祭祀正位和配位神版的大殿。

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