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 = 6375) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBadaling National Forest ParkWed 22 Oct 2014 10:24:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/badaling-national-forest-park/ Badaling National Forest Park is located amongst Juyongguan and Badaling Great Wall, covering an area of 44,000 mu. Its highest peak is 1,238 meters above the sea level. Badaling National Forest Park boasts 539 varieties of plants and 158 varieties of animals, with the forest coverage of 96%. Badaling National Forest Park is the first ecological public welfare forest area in China that is certified by FSC. The forest park mainly consists of Red Leaves scenic area, Qinglonggu scenic area, Lila...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 64) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCThe CCTV TowerWed 22 Oct 2014 3:59:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/the-cctv-tower/ The CCTV Tower or the China Central Television Tower is a well-known attraction in building, known for providing a birds eye view of the whole city thanks to its staggering height. The tower itself is close to Yuyuantan Park and the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. The towers construction began in January 1987 and was completed in 1994. The tower was opened to the public in October of the same year. Fast Facts Address: East Third Ring Road, Guanghua Road, Beijing Central Business ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 2517) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCShicha LakeWed 22 Oct 2014 3:15:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/shicha-lake/ Sicha Lake is a lake located in the Sicha Hai District in Beijing. This district is known as one of the most beautiful sections in old Beijing. The old Sicha Hai hutongs offer a rare glimpse of old China before modernization took over the countrys capital city, and the lake offers a beautiful natural destination for nature lovers. Fast Facts Address: Sicha Hai District, Beijing Ticket price: You dont have to pay to see the lake, but the nearby museums may charge differe...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3035) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMuseum of National ArtWed 22 Oct 2014 2:12:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/museum-of-national-art/ The Museum of National Art or the National Art Museum of China is a heaven for art and culture lovers who want a glimpse of the majestic historical art both in China and from all over the world. Chinese art is very unique and is unlike no other, and the museum is the best place to experience it. The museum also lends a glimpse of other nations art, giving Chinese people a chance to explore other cultures. To sum it up, the museum is a homage to art itself; thus, it always affords an awe-inspi...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 71) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMarco Polo BridgeWed 22 Oct 2014 1:28:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/marco-polo-bridge/ >Over this river there is a very fine stone bridge, so fine indeed, that it has very few equals in the world.>
Marco Polo
Beijings Lugou Bridge aka Marco Polo Bridge, since the bridge figured prominently in the travel journals of the 13th century Italian explorer Marco Polo spans the Youngding River about 15 kilometers southwest of Tiananmen Square. It is the oldest existing multi-arched stone bridge in the Beijing area, and, of course, in its time, it ...]]>
SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 52) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJuyongguan Great WallWed 22 Oct 2014 1:00:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/juyongguan-great-wall/ Overview The Juyong Pass, also known as the Juyongguan Great Wall is close to Badaling, at the southern section of Changping County. This is one of the most recently restored parts of the historical Great Wall of China in which it traverses one of the several narrow passes crossed by the Great Wall. The wall is located in the middle of gully of around 20 kilometers. North of Juyongguan Great Wall is an important city, Zhangjiakou and Beijing is located at the southern section. The Juyong ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3904) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJingdong Grand CanyonWed 22 Oct 2014 0:36:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/jingdong-grand-canyon/ Jingdong Grand Canyon is situated about 85 kilometers east of the center of Beijing. From an aerial view the canyon, thanks to its many water surfaces, looks like a glittering gem inlaid within the triangle formed by the three big cities of Beijing, Tianjin, and Tangshan. To the south of the canyon lies Panshan Mountain, while to the east lies Huangyaguan Great Wall, Duyue Temple, the Imperial Tombs of the Ming (CE 1368-1644) Qing (CE 1644-1911) Dynasties, and Wuling Mountains, to name the m...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1806) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing Police MuseumWed 22 Oct 2014 0:21:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-police-museum/ Built at the beginning of the twentieth century, Beijing Police Museum boasts a solemn and elegant western-style building which itself has the value of artistic aesthetic appreciation and cultural relic research., Combining annals with important special topics, Beijing Police Museum makes an all-round and multi-angle publicity and display of the arduousness polices have undergone and great contributions they have made to the defense of social security since Chinas reform and opening up. Beiji...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3518) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJing Mian Da Wang RestaurantMon 20 Oct 2014 14:59:00 GMTmeimeilihttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/jing-mian-da-wang-restaurant/ Jing Mian Da Wang Restaurant is a very good typical Chinese style restaurant which hand out traditional-style food (mainly noodle) in a lively Old Peking atmosphere. The place is authentic with excellent food and service. Waiters are traditionally dressed like hundred years ago and outcry around the room to announce customers arriving or leaving. They oscillate shouting back and forth in the eating hall joyfully and quickly to greet customers and to make known the name of the dishes. ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 88) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCTanzhe TempleFri 17 Oct 2014 2:55:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/tanzhe-temple/ Tan Zhe Si, or Deep Pond and Zhe-Tree Temple in English, located near Beijings Western Hills, is the Beijing areas oldest Buddhist temple. In fact, some believe that the temple actually predates the city, i.e., that it was left standing when the Mongol hordes of Genghis Khan, in CE 1215, razed the Jin (CE 1115-1234) Dynasty capital, Zhongdu, where Dadu cum Beijing was later to be built, to the ground. The temples name derives from the fact that behind the temple lies a deep pond, ca...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5433) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGuang Ji TempleFri 17 Oct 2014 2:52:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/guang-ji-temple/ Guangji Temple, Located on Inner Fuchengmen Street, Xicheng District, means the temple of great charity and it is one of the most famous Buddhist temples in China. In 1983, it was designated as one of national key temples in the areas where the Han nationality lives. Now, it is the site of the Chinese Buddhist Association. Guangji Temple was built at the site of Xiliulin Temple of the Jin Dynasty. Rebuildings were concducted at the Xiliulin temple site during the Tianshun Period of the ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1447) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBadachu ParkFri 17 Oct 2014 2:45:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/badachu-park/ Ba Da Chu Park, or Badachu Park as it is usually written in English, has a long history as an important holy place for Buddhists (the Eight Great Sites is a reference to the parks eight temples). The park, located in Beijings Western Hills (Xi Shan), about 16 kilometers from the heart of Beijing, is literally speckled with temples and gardens, all harmoniously nestled in among trees and rocks, evoking an atmosphere that is eminently conducive to meditation and contemplation. ATTRACTI...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3887) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGuozijianWed 15 Oct 2014 1:01:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/guozijian/ Beijings Guozijian Imperial College in Guozijian Street, originally built in CE 1306 in the 10th year of the Dade (CE 1297-1307) reign of Emperor Chengzong of the Yuan (CE 1279-1368) Dynasty, was Chinas highest-ranking and most prestigious national educational institution for over 600 years, spanning a period of three dynasties: the Yuan, Ming (CE 1368-1644) and Qing (CE 1644-1911) Dynasties. The colleges main entrance, Jixian (Gathering of Virtuous People) Gate, its glazed-roof memorial ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1402) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGubeikou Great WallWed 15 Oct 2014 0:44:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/gubeikou-great-wall/ Gubeikou Great Wall is absolutely different from Badaling Great Wall for it has undergone no repair or renovation at all, and has kept its original appearance. Through the dilapidated remains of its ancient walls, you will be deeply affected by the sturdiness, majesty and desolation of the Great Wall. General Information Gubeikou Great Wall, located in Hubeikou Town in the northeast of Miyun County, 120 kilometers from downtown Beijing, is the most complete Great Wall system in the hi...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1404) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCSimatai Great WallMon 13 Oct 2014 1:33:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/simatai-great-wall/ Simatai Great Wall is a relatively short span (5.4 kilometers) of the Great Wall that is situated near the town of Gubeikou, roughly 120 kilometers northeast of Beijing. Simatai Great Wall is bordered to the west by Jinshanling Great Wall. After the Simatai section, which is considered the easternmost section of the Beijing area of the Great Wall, the wall swings southward, snaking east and west until it reaches Jiangjun Pass, about 40 kilometers, as the crow flies, due south of the Simatai s...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 55) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMing TombsMon 13 Oct 2014 1:14:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/ming-tombs/ The Ming Tombs, located in Changping District, about 50 kilometers from the northwest of Beijing, are surrounded by mountains on three sides. The imperial cemetery covers an area of 120 square kilometers and there are 13 Ming Dynasty emperors buried there (along with 23 empresses and a number of concubines, princes and princesses), thus it is also called The 13 Mausoleums. These tombs are the best preserved Chinese imperial tombs and have been nominated by UNESCO as world cultural heritage. ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3898) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCYuanmingyuan Garden RuinsMon 13 Oct 2014 0:52:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/yuanmingyuan-garden-ruins/ Located in the northern part of the Haidian District of Beijing, Yuanmingyuan (Garden of Perfect Brightness), aka Old Summer Palace, was one of the most important imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty. Its other nickname, King of Gardens, offers a clue to the totality of its physical setting, its splendid - and splendidly laid out - architecture, which included richly adorned halls, temples and pavilions, and its magnificent gardens, both in the narrow and in the broad sense, the latter being ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 53) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMutianyu Great WallMon 13 Oct 2014 0:34:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/mutianyu-great-wall/ Mutianyu Great Wall is located in Huairou County, about 80 kilometers northeast of Beijing. As one of the best-preserved sections of the Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall stretches from Juyongguan Pass in the west to Gubeikou Gateway in the east. In its day, Mutianyu Great Wall served as the northern barrier that defended the capital city and the Imperial Tombs from the heathen tribes to the north which, prior to the erection of the Great Wall, had instigated numerous raids on I...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5882) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJinshanling Great WallSat 11 Oct 2014 3:22:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/jinshanling-great-wall/ Situated a few kilometers southeast of Luanping Countrys Bakeshiying Township is the Jinshanling Great Wall. This portion of the infamous great wall is considered to be the most preserved one wherein it still contains much of its original structures and features. The Jinshanling Great Wall starts at the Wangjinglou Tower and then heads westwards to Longyukou, covering a total of 6 miles. Highlights The name Jinshanling Great Wall was derived from Big and Small Jinshanling, the la...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1872) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCHutongSat 11 Oct 2014 2:45:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/hutong/ The Beijing Hutong (胡同) has a very special and important position in the rich history and culture of Beijing. The Beijing Hutong is one of the must see items in Bejing. They are a wonderful glimpse into the world of yesterday in Beijing. While visit the Beijing Hutongs, you can feel the dramatic changes of Beijing and you can evident the History of Beijing experence its life style and traditional culture. Beijing hutongs, lanes or alleys formed by lines of siheyuan (a compound with ho...]]>