Beijing Travel Guide, China Destinations, Travel Guide To Chinahttp://www.chinatravel.com/rssRSS-BoardSELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5754) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChairman Mao Memorial HallMon 27 Apr 2015 8:45:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/chairman-mao-memorial-hall/ The Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, aka the Mausoluem of Mao Zedong, is located on the south side of Beijings Tiananmen Square. The mausoleum is a massive square building with a total area of 57000 square meters. On this precise site had previously stood the southern gate (aka the Gate of China) of the Forbidden City during the Ming (CE 1368-1644) and Qing (CE 1644-1911) Dynasties. Chairman Mao, the revered founder of the Peoples Republic of China, passed away on September 9, 1976. In honor t...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 63) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMuseum of the Chinese NationalitiesMon 27 Apr 2015 8:40:00 GMTBeijingexpathttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/museum-of-the-chinese-nationalities/The Park of Chinese Ethnic groups or the Museum of Chinese Ethnic Groups lies at the southern end of the Olympic Park. Covering 50 hectares, the museum has a big show window displaying cultures and heritages of China's 56 different nationalities. The construction of the park began in 1992 and partially open to public since then. The expansion of the park has never ceased and so far more than 40 halls (each hall takes a certain ethnic groups as its theme) have been set up. The construction of th...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 568) AND (ServiceType = 15) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCSanlitun Yashou Clothing MarketMon 27 Apr 2015 8:05:00 GMTchinatravelhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/shop/sanlitun-yashou-clothing-market/Sanlitun Yashou Clothing Market, located at 58 Gong Ti Bei Lu, was opened in May 2002. Currently, it covers an total area of 28000 square meters. This market is similar to the Silk Street, but the things here are much cheaper than those in Silk Street. There are five floors selling various kinds of things. Basement: shoes, handbags and suitcases. Almost every people especially who are struggling to house big feet can find fitting shoes here. First floor: coats and jackets. Second floor: hikin...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5975) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCOlympic Venues in BeijingMon 27 Apr 2015 7:39:00 GMTorchidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/olympic-venues-in-beijing/1. Basketball Gymnasium Location: Wukesong Culture and Sports Center, Beijing Brief introduction: Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium, also known as the Wukesong Indoor Stadium, is the venue for basketball preliminaries and finals in the Olympic. It is a gymnasium with three floors underground and four floors above ground. The gymnasium has the capacity for 18,000 spectators. The venue covers an area of 168,000 square meters. The venue is clearly divided into areas for the athletes, the ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 2256) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCFangshan RestaurantMon 27 Apr 2015 7:15:00 GMTleomagichttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/fangshan-restaurant/Beijing Fangshan Restaurant probably serves the most typical Man Han Quan Xi. This restaurant's history dated back to 1925 when Zhao Renzai, one of the imperial chefs of the Qing Court, with many of his friends, launched this restaurant inside the Beihai Park. Originally called Fangshan Teahouse, the restaurant was noted for its real imperial cuisines and ding sung. Now the restaurant maintains its old positive reputation of choosing the best materials and strictly following the original prepara...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 65) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChinese Military MuseumMon 27 Apr 2015 7:04:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/chinese-military-museum/The Chinese Military Museum is one of the most important destinations in China. It offers a glimpse at the long and colorful military history of the country and is a must-see for tourists exploring China. Fast Facts Address: No. 9 Fuxing Road, Haidian District Ticket price: Admission is free, but proof of identification and security checks are required Opening hours: 8:30 to 16:30 What Youll See There The Chinese Military Museum is also known as the Military Museum of the C...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 2093) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLotus In Moonight RestaurantMon 27 Apr 2015 5:46:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/lotus-in-moonight-restaurant/ Highlights Featuring topflight cooking materials and exquisite cooking technique, Lotus in Moonlight Restaurant is reputed as an up-to-date fashionable vegetarian restaurant. General Information Lotus in Moonlight Restaurant is one of the oldest vegetarian restaurants in Beijing, which began to open to the public in the year 2000. At present, it has 2 branch restaurants in Beijing. With the theme of returning to the nature and advocating environmental protection, Lotus in Moonligh...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6441) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCHi SpaceMon 27 Apr 2015 5:34:00 GMTfadrihttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/hi-space/Covering an area of 20,000 square meters, the Hi Space(温都水城水空间) is a real water world, namely a recreational space with the theme of water, which is advanced in Asia. Its equipped with man-made waves, surfboard, standard indoor swimming pool, space basin, sand beach, competitive slide, paddling pool for children, 12 outdoor hot springs, interactive castle, dinning area, leisure area, VIP area and coffee house. The large area can accommodate 5,000 persons simultaneously. Besides, the original lif...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 72) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLongqing GorgeMon 27 Apr 2015 4:21:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/longqing-gorge/ Located in the north of Yanqing County, about 85 kilometers from downtown Beijing, Longqing Gorge is a tourist area with abundant natural resources where you can go boating, climb the mountain, avoid heat in summer and appreciate ice lanterns in winter. With Badaling Great Wall to its south, Songshan forest park to its northwest and Mount Haituo to its west, Longqing Gorge is reputed as the Small Li River beyond the Great Wall and the Small Three Gorges. However, its more precipitous than the...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6379) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJiufeng National Forest ParkMon 27 Apr 2015 4:18:00 GMTjoycehttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/jiufeng-national-forest-park/Jiufeng National Forest Park (鹫峰国家森林公园) is located in northwest of Beijing City, about 2 kilometers from Zhongguancun high science and technology park and 18 kilometers from the Summer Palace. Jiufeng National Forest Park is one of the national forest parks that are nearest to Beijing City. Jiufeng means vulture peak in Chinese, and the park got its name because its two peaks are just like two vultures soaring while seen from distance. Jiufeng National Forest Park is a science popularization act...]]>Taifenglou RestaurantMon 27 Apr 2015 4:08:00 GMTleomagichttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/taifenglou-restaurant/SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5743) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCResidence of Prince GongMon 27 Apr 2015 4:05:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/residence-of-prince-gong/ The Former Residence of Prince Gong, or Gong Wang Fu in Chinese, covers roughly six hectares and consists of two parts: the palatial, >siheyuan>-style building compound, which also typically consists of courtyards and gardens, including flower and kitchen gardens (for a better understanding of the layout of the siheyuan compound, click here); and the main garden - or garden-park - which also consists of pavilions and other building structures.* The Former Residence of Prince Gong is Beijings ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6446) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCHappy Magic WatercubeMon 27 Apr 2015 3:59:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/happy-magic-watercube/ Covering an area of 500 mu, Happy Magic Watercube(欢乐水魔方 )is the largest topflight water theme park with the most advanced recreational facilities and the largest number of equipments. Its planned and designed by the worlds topflight design corporation, integrating traditional Chinese architectural style and high-tech water recreational projects. Besides, a perfect combination of American-style modern thrilling water entertainment and European classical hydrotherapy concept is made. Worlds l...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 370) AND (ServiceType = 35) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCDough FigurineMon 27 Apr 2015 2:35:00 GMTchinatravelhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/product/dough-figurine/ Dough shaping is a traditional Chinese folk art that demand simple equipment but with high artistic value. Traditional dough figurines are made of purified wheat flour, glutinous rice power mixed with bee-honey and glycerin. The artists use their skillful gingers cut, pinch, rub, and twist the soft dough and in a few minutes, a cute human figure or a lively animal will be born. The various colors of the dough are from mineral pigments, and do not change with time and so does the shape of the d...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3896) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCShijingshan Amusement ParkMon 27 Apr 2015 1:21:00 GMTmeimeilihttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/shijingshan-amusement-park/ General Information Located in the west of Beijing, Shijingshan Districts topography is dotted with the usual mountains and plains. Shijingshan is an industrial center and one of the major recreational centers in Beijing. One of its main attractions is Shijingshan Amusement Park, which is located next to the Shijingshan Gymnasium. Opened in 1986 to the public, the park has come a long way and is now also known as the Disneyland of China. The park is owned by the local Shijingsha...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3503) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCTop 10 Halal Restaurants in BeijingMon 27 Apr 2015 1:08:00 GMTfadrihttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/top-10-halal-restaurants-in-beijing/Top 1: Hong Bin Lou Restaurant Established in the 3rd year (1853 A.D.) during the reign of Emperor Xianfeng in Qing Dynasty, Hong Bin Lou Restaurant has a history of 152 years. It was first set up in Tianjin Municipal City, and was a well-known halal restaurant back then. In 1955, Premier Zhou Enlai invited it to enter Beijing. After that, Hong Bin Lou Restaurant gradually won its fame in Beijing. It was honored as the Best Halal Restaurant in Beijing by gastronomes, Muslims and other people. ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6308) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESC798 Art DistrictMon 27 Apr 2015 0:45:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/798-art-district/ 798 Art District is still the most famous one among the various art districts in Beijing, which has already become a houses hold word. It is located in the core of the electronic industry region in Chaoyang area. The 798 Art District was one member of the united Huabei Wireless Telegraphy Equipments Plant. Together with the changing of Beijings city orientation, this nation-owned plant finished its gallant turning around and became one of the earliest art districts in Beijing. People will fee...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3902) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCShidu(Ten Ferries)Mon 27 Apr 2015 0:36:00 GMTmeimeilihttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/shidu(ten-ferries)/ Shidu refers to the beautiful gorge on the Juma River between Zhangfang and the town of Shidu, which is at the end of the gorge. Shidu means Ten Crossings in Chinese. The name comes from the fact that before the new modern road and bridges were built, travelers had to cross the river 10 times as they traveled through the gorge between Zhangfang and Shidu. In 1986, Shidu was nominated as the eighth among the top 16 attractions of Beijing. Qianhekou, 20 kilometers from Zhoukoudian, is w...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3889) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing ZooMon 27 Apr 2015 0:07:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-zoo/ While the natural beauty of Chinas mountainous and wooded areas can be an ideal vacation for some, not many are willing to trek and rough it up especially when there are too many things to do. The Beijing Zoo is a fantastic, convenient and well-kept venue for endangered animals, especially the vast variety of pandas available. Located in the district of Xicheng, this is one of the very first zoos to have been opened up in the nation. Aside from animals, though, the Beijing Zoo also boasts of ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 371) AND (ServiceType = 35) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJade WareSun 26 Apr 2015 19:28:00 GMTchinatravelhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/product/jade-ware/With its bright and pure luster, jade has long been considered by the Chinese as a treasure of tremendous value and a symbol of one's social status. In ancient time only the wealthy could afford to wear jade carving for the purpose of ornament and others For instance, many Taoist followers believed, even though sounding strange, that jade was edible and could keep one physically immortal. Many years ago, today's Huashi of Chongwenmen in Beijing was a huge and prosperous jade market where numerou...]]>