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 = 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...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5744) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBadaling Great WallSat 11 Oct 2014 1:46:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/badaling-great-wall/ Badaling Great Wall, selected as one of Top 10 Things to Do in China, is located near the city of Yanqing, in Yanqing County, about 70 kilometers (43 miles) northwest of Beijing. It is the section of the Great Wall situated just west of the Juyong Pass section, the latter being the putative westernmost section of the Great Wall that was fortified under the supervision of General Qi Jiguang during the reign (CE 1572-1620) of the Wanli emperor, Emperor Shenzhong. However, in ancient times, Juy...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 369) AND (ServiceType = 35) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCCloisonneWed 8 Oct 2014 2:31:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/product/cloisonne/ Beijing is commonly as hometown of cloisonn whose cloisonn-production history dated back to the Yuan Dynasty. The cloisonn was originately made as a sort of replicate for the bronze ware. During the Ming Dynasty, artisans discovered a kind of deep blue enamel, which could serve a perfect material for the cloisonn. This kind of enamelware is known as Jingtai Blue or Jing Tai Lan in Chinese. It was so named because the color blue is the most frequently used for enameling. Jintai actually was ...]]>Beijing Zhongshan ParkTue 23 Sep 2014 3:29:00 GMTwendysonghttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-zhongshan-park/Skewed Tobacco Pouch StreetTue 23 Sep 2014 1:18:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/skewed-tobacco-pouch-street/SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6454) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLingshan Scenic AreaTue 23 Sep 2014 1:15:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/lingshan-scenic-area/ Located in the northwest part of Mentougou District, Lingshan Scenic Area is about 122 kilometers (about 75.81 miles) from the downtown area of Beijing. The top peak is 2,302 meters above the sea level, much higher than any other peaks in Beijing. Here, you can see beacon towers and colorful lilies in the field, as well as some springs. The unique terrain here decides that Lingshan Scenic Area is the paradise of various trees and flowers: plants of both warm temperate zone and Siberian subfri...]]>China Railway MuseumMon 22 Sep 2014 23:07:00 GMTwendysonghttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/china-railway-museum/Beijing Ming City Wall Ruins ParkSun 21 Sep 2014 9:07:00 GMTwendysonghttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-ming-city-wall-ruins-park/SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 67) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeihai ParkFri 19 Sep 2014 0:30:00 GMT798lighthttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beihai-park/ One of the most famous and beautiful parks in Beijing, Beihai is also one of the earliest examples of Asian-style gardening in the world. The park served as an imperial garden during the Liao Dynasty, over 800 years ago. After rounds of rebuilding and restoration, including a large scale refurbishment during the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty, the park took on its present look. Until the eve of the Xinhai Revolution and the founding the Republic of China in 1911, it h...]]>