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 = 3906) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCHongluo TempleFri 23 Jan 2015 1:09:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/hongluo-temple/ Hongluo Temple is located at the southern foot of Hongluo Mountain on the northern outskirts of Beijings Huairou District. The temple, which is the largest Buddhist temple in northern China, was originally erected in CE 378, but was later renovated and enlarged during the Tang Dynasty (CE 618-907). Its original name was Daming Temple (it was also referred to as Huguo Temple at the time, though a temple by that name has since been built in Anhui Province during the Qing Dynasty (CE 1644-1911))...]]>Changan AvenueThu 22 Jan 2015 4:48:00 GMTchinatravelhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/changan-avenue/SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6016) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJundushan Ski ResortWed 21 Jan 2015 1:24:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/jundushan-ski-resort/ Jundushan Ski Resort is located at the foot of Mount Jundu in Changping District, about 30 kilometers from downtown Beijing, which is the nearest ski resort to downtown Beijing. Jundushan Ski Resort covers a skiing area of 150,000 square meters, with the Ming Tombs to its west and the famous Xiaotangshan hot spring resort. It has the most difficult advanced ski run in China, safe and comfortable primary and secondary ski runs and appropriative ski training area for beginners. Besides, 8 drag ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6502) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing Happy ValleyMon 19 Jan 2015 17:12:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-happy-valley/ Developed by Chinese Overseas Town Group in four years, Beijing Happy Valley is an ecological paradise, which is characterized by its fashionable, dynamic and dreamlike elements, and its become a symbol of Beijing experience tourism. Features of Beijing Happy Valley Beijing Happy Valley is composed of seven theme areas, Wild Fjord, Lost Maya, Aegean Harbor, Shangri-La, Ant Kingdom, Atlantis and Happy Time, which vividly shows you a colorful ecological environment of the Earth in ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6497) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCHouhai Bar StreetMon 19 Jan 2015 7:46:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/houhai-bar-street/ If you want to enjoy a great night life in Beijing, Houhai Bar Street is an ideal place not to miss. Close to Shichahai Lake and Beijing hutongs, Houhai Bar Street combines Chinese and western culture. A lot of people from the whole world head to Houhai Bar Street to have fun in the bars. Due to beautiful scenery and rich wine types, it is a hot destination in the evening and highly praised by Tripadvisor. As Houhai Bar Street in one part of Shichahai Lake, you can still have a walk to en...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 61) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBell and Drum TowersSun 18 Jan 2015 3:14:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/bell-and-drum-towers/ Beijings Bell and Drum Towers, both as time-telling edifices (think of Big Ben in London) and as only two of a series of Imperial Palace buildings all laid out roughly in a straight line (think of the U.S. capital, with the Lincoln Memorial at one end and the U.S. Capitol building at the other, which expanse covers the Washington Mall and the Capitol Mall - the one an extension of the other - and with the towering, obelisk-like Washington Monument roughly midway between the two), cannot be pr...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6376) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCXishan National Forest ParkTue 13 Jan 2015 2:54:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/xishan-national-forest-park/ Xishan National Forest Park is the largest national forest park in Beijing, which is situated in Small Western Hills, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the urban area of Beijing. Its the nearest forest park to the urban region of Beijing. The park began to be constructed in 1984. It stretches from Shijingshan area to the east, Wenquan Village of Haidian District to the north, Wenyi Road to the east and Yongding River Valley to the west, crossing Haidian, Shijingshan and Mentougou districts. The f...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3515) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCCourtyard RestaurantTue 13 Jan 2015 1:59:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/courtyard-restaurant/ The Courtyard enjoys a peerless location perched by the side of the moat surrounding the Forbidden City. It is undoubtedly designed to impress, making it ideal for an important business dinner and romantics will need to book ahead to ensure they have one of the cosy window tables that offer the best views. Serenely elegant, spacious and airy, the Courtyard has modern airs featuring candles, glass, white walls and contemporary Chinese artwork. Forage to find the entrance (up the steps curt...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3911) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing Jiulong (Nine Dragons) Amusement ParkTue 13 Jan 2015 1:51:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-jiulong-(nine-dragons)-amusement-park/ Beijing Nine Dragons Amusement Park is located on the western bank of the Ming Tombs Water Reservior is the first modern large scale comprehensive amusement park in Beijing. It has developed into a popular weekend holiday resort. People in Beijing like to spend their weekend in this place for a refreshment and relaxation. The Ming Tombs Water Reservoir adds more activities to the park. Currently the park offers over 20 attractions: the Underwater Dragon Palace, the Aquarium, the Tetele...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5512) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChina Aviation MuseumMon 12 Jan 2015 18:02:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/china-aviation-museum/ Overview Located on the foot of Xiao Tang Hill in Chang Ping County, China Aviation Museum is only 40 kilometers north of the city of Beijing. The grand opening of this museum on the 11th of November in 1989 was scheduled to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Peoples Liberation Army Air Force. A section of the museum is located inside a cave at Datangshan Mountain, which used to be a part of the tunnel system of Shahe Airbase, a military base used by Peoples Liberation ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3182) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCOlympic StadiumMon 12 Jan 2015 4:07:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/olympic-stadium/ Beijing National Stadium, also alternately referred to as Beijing Olympic Stadium, or the Birds Nest, is the centerpiece of the city of Beijings Olympic complex, aka the Olympic Green, located on the northern outskirts of the city. The Birds Nest, as we will call it here for the most part, was designed by the Basel-based Swiss architect company, Herzog De Meuron, and was realized in collaboration with the British engineering company, Arup (whose founder is Danish-British Ove Arup), and China...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 2650) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChuandixia VillageMon 12 Jan 2015 3:04:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/chuandixia-village/ Situated about 90 kilometers from downtown Beijing, Chuandixia Village(爨底下村) becomes well-known for its 500 well-preserved quadrangle dwellings in the possession of over 70 families, which can date back to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Its referred to as the Potala Palace in Beijing. The construction of these antique dwellings integrates tile carving, stone carving and wood carving, with elaborately carved gate piers, rational layout, unique features and various shapes. Chuandixia Village mark...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5085) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCFayuan TempleSun 11 Jan 2015 7:47:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/fayuan-temple/ Fayuan Temple, located in Fayuansihou Street, Xuanwu District of Beijing, is the oldest existing temple in Beijing. Covering an area of 6,700 square meters, it was built in the 19th year (645) of the Zhenguan reign of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) by Li Shimin (Tang Emperor Taizong) to commemorate officers and soldiers dead in battles. The temple was renovated in 1955, and now it is the site of the Chinese Buddhist Academy and the exhibition center for Buddhist cultural relics. On the l...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 2021) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing Art MuseumSat 10 Jan 2015 18:01:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-art-museum/ The Beijing Art Museum, housed in the Wanshou Temple, contains nearly 50,000 works of art in various categories, and its artifacts range from the Neolithic Age to modern times. The museum is particularly abundant in calligraphic works, paintings, porcelain glazed in official kilns, ancient furniture, and jade ware from the Ming and Qing dynasties. It also houses the collected masterpieces of contemporary artists Qi Baishi and Zhang Daqian.Beijing Art Museum has seven regular exhibitions withi...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 59) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBiyun TempleSat 10 Jan 2015 17:28:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/biyun-temple/ Overview Also known as Temple of Azure Clouds, Biyun Temple is located in Haidian District, a northwestern suburb of Beijing. Sitting just outside the northern gate of Xiangshan Park, it is around 20 kilometers away from the city center of Beijing. Bearing a long history, it was initially built around 1331 during Yuan Dynasty. However, it went through reconstruction during both the Ming and the Qing Dynasties and the current structure strongly reminds of Ming architecture. ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1805) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing Capital MuseumSat 10 Jan 2015 5:33:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-capital-museum/ Overview Beijing Capital Museum is a large-scale comprehensive museum in Beijing with the most advanced facilities, which is one of the landmark buildings of Beijing in modern times. The earliest construction preparation began in 1953 and it was open to the public on October, 1981. The museum was located in the Confucian Temple of Guozijian Street at that time. In order to accommodate more collections and serve more visitors, a new museum of Beijing Capital Museum began to be built in 20...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6057) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBird's NestSat 10 Jan 2015 4:24:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/bird's-nest/ The National Stadium, also known as Birds Nest, is the main stadium of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, which is located in Olympic Green Village, 8 kilometers from downtown Beijing. The stadium was mainly designed by the famous Swiss architects Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron and Chinese architect Li Xinggang, which is a large steel-structure building and its known as the Birds Nest based on its distinctive design and shape. During Beijing Olympic Games, the opening ceremony, the closing ceremon...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5988) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCHuaibei Ski ResortSat 10 Jan 2015 3:07:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/huaibei-ski-resort/ Beijing Huaibei International Ski Resort, which was built in the year 2000 and opened to the public on January, 2001, is one of the earliest ski resorts in Beijing and a relatively large ski resort boasting topflight ski runs, amazing natural scenery and complete facilities of a variety. It is located 18 kilometers north of Huairou urban area, which is 67 kilometers from downtown Beijing. Embraced by the Great Wall, Huaibei International Ski Resort boasts picturesque natural scenery. The ski ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6185) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing AquariumFri 9 Jan 2015 22:11:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-aquarium/ Brief Introduction Beijing Aquarium is located in Beijing Zoo. North of a long river, Beijing Zoo is next to Beijing Exhibition Center, Beijing Planetarium and Capital Gymnasium. Traffic here is quite convenient. Beijing Aquarium occupies a convenient geographic location, with the long river in the south, Gao Liang Bridge in the east and Bai Shi Bridge in the west. Tourists can easily get here. As the largest inland aquarium in the world, Beijing Aquarium covers a floor area of 42 thousan...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1447) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBadachu ParkTue 6 Jan 2015 21:21:00 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...]]>