Historical Sites >>

  • Cuandixia Village Only 60 km away from China's huge capital Beijing there is this lovely little village called Chuandixia. This village is known for its well preserved 689 Ming and Qing dynasty-style houses owned by 76 families.

    Chuandixia Village
  • The Tomb of Eunuch Tian Yi Tian Yi is the only eunuch who enjoyed grave complex similar to that of the Ming Emperors' Tombs: a sacred way with sculptures of horses, elephants, etc., and underground graves.

    The Tomb of Eunuch Tian Yi
  • Beijing's Underground City (Closed) For more than 20 years, Beijing's Underground City, a bomb shelter just beneath the ancient capital's downtown area, has been virtually forgotten by local citizens.

  • Bell and Drum Towers The bell and drum towers are prominent landmarks symbolizing the ancient capital city. Both structures were built under the reign of Kublai Khan during the Yuan Dynasty.

  • Former Residence of Mei Lanfang Mei Lanfang, was born in a Beijing Opera family in Beijing on October 22, 1894. He is the most outstanding performances of Beijing Opera artists in China.

  • Former Residence of Lao She  Lao She is a Modern famous writer, and he also worked as a president in a primary school, a secondary school teacher, and an university professor.

  • The Imperial College The Imperial College is generally recognized as the highest official education institution in imperial China.

  • Zhoukoudian (The Cave of Peking Man) Zhoukoudian, located in 50 kilometers to the southwest of Beijing proper, is the former residence of Peking man.

  • Marco Polo Bridge (Lugouqiao) "Over this river there is a very fine stone bridge, so fine indeed, that it has very few equals in the world." - The Diary of Marco Polo

  • Tian'anmen Gate Tian'anmen Gate was the principal entry to the Imperial Palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is one of the finest monumental gates in the world.

  • White Dagoba Temple Miaoying Temple, also named White Dagoba Temple, got its name because there is a white dagoba in the temple.

  • Old Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan) Yuanmingyuan, which extolled as the "Garden of Gardens", was used to be an imperial summer palace for imperial family.

  • Monument to the People's Heroes The Monument to the People's Heroes, constructed from August 1952 to May 1958, was the first large-scale memorial built in New China.

  • Mausoleum of Chairman Mao The chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall stands on the former sits of Zhonghuamen Gate at the southern end of Tian'anmen Square between the Monument to the People's Heroes and Zhengyangmen Gate.

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