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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.

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.

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.

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

The Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is located within the Temple of Azure Clouds at the foot of the eastern slopes of Xiangshan park .

Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling

Soong Ching Ling Former Residence is full of various plants and surrounded by lakes and artificial mountains.

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.
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