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 = 6454) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCLingshan Scenic AreaSun 22 Mar 2015 17:29:00 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...]]>Beijing Zhongshan ParkSun 22 Mar 2015 14:29:00 GMTwendysonghttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-zhongshan-park/Skewed Tobacco Pouch StreetSun 22 Mar 2015 8:51:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/skewed-tobacco-pouch-street/Beijing Ming City Wall Ruins ParkFri 20 Mar 2015 2:57:00 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 = 5742) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCTiananmen SquareWed 18 Mar 2015 11:03:00 GMT798lighthttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/tiananmen-square/ Measuring 440, 000 square meters, Tiananmen Square is the largest open-air square in the world. It can hold about one million people for public celebration or gatherings. In the square tourists can climb the Tiananmen Rostrum, watch the daily national flag raising ceremony eary in the morning (the time varies subject to the sunrise), visit the National Museum of China, and go to the Mausoleum of Chairman Mao in which one will see the body of the great Chinese leader. The Tiananmen Ro...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCSummer PalaceWed 18 Mar 2015 4:24:00 GMT798lighthttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/summer-palace/ The Summer Palace, in the Haidian District, northwest of central Beijing, is said to be the best preserved imperial garden in the world, and the largest of its kind still in existence in modern China. Its hardly surprising that, during the hot Beijing summers, the Imperial Family preferred the beautiful gardens and airy pavilions of the Summer Palace to the walled-in Forbidden City. Dowager Empress Cixi took up permanent residence here for a time, giving rise to some wonderful tale...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 16) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCYonghe Lama TempleWed 18 Mar 2015 4:01:00 GMT798lighthttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/yonghe-lama-temple/ Yong He Gong, or the Palace of Harmony and Peace, and widely known as the Lama Temple, is a best preserved Tibetan Buddhist temple in China. Located in An Ding Men, Dongcheng District, the Lama temple covers 66,400 square meters and is 480 meters long from north to south and 120 meters wide from east to west. The architecture, ornaments and size of the temple is comparable to the Forbidden City therefore it is recognized that it is a miniature royal palace and a Buddhist temple of the highest...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 67) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeihai ParkWed 18 Mar 2015 3:23:00 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...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 68) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJingshan ParkWed 18 Mar 2015 1:15:00 GMT798lighthttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/jingshan-park/ Jingshan Park, opposite the northern gate of the Palace Museum was once an imperial garden during the Ming and Qing Dynasties( 1368-1911) and has not opened to public until 1928. The artificial hill with 5 peaks was built with earth from digging the moat of the Imperial Palace. 5 pavilions with 5 bronze Buddhas were built on each peak in 1751 under emperor Qianlong, however 4 of the Buddhas were removed by the troops of the Allied Expeditionary Force in 1900. By the north upper gate is th...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 7) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCTemple of HeavenTue 17 Mar 2015 8:49:00 GMT798lighthttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/temple-of-heaven/ Situated about three kilometers from the city center, the Temple of Heaven was built in 1420 when the city of Beijing was designated as the capital of the Ming Empire and a full range of palaces were therefore constructed. With an area of 273 hectares, four times the size as the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven is the largest group of temple architecture in China and also the largest heaven- worshipping building in the world. Built as a place of worship, the temple is different f...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1709) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCForbidden CityTue 17 Mar 2015 1:48:00 GMT798lighthttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/forbidden-city/ The Forbidden City, aka Imperial City and sometimes referred to as the Palace Museum, for the museum that it houses (and often referred to by visitors from all over the world in more common parlance as the imperial palace) was built during the Ming (CE 1368-1644) Dynasty, beginning in the fourth year of the reign (CE 14021424) of Emperor Zhu, aka the Yongle Emperor, or in 1406, and was completed in the 18th year of Emperor Zhus reign, or in 1420. From its opening in 1420 to the end of China...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3517) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCFangzhuang Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant Thu 5 Mar 2015 21:25:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/fangzhuang-quanjude-roast-duck-restaurant/ The Great Wall and Roast Duck try both to have luck announces a ditty by the entrance of this Beijing institution. Founded in 1864 and since in the same family, Quanjude is famous as the home of Beijing duck. Farmed locally, the birds are roasted over an open fire, where fruit-tree wood gives them their special fragrance. You might start with minced duck-meat soup with mushrooms and butter and if you have room for a dessert- there are dumplings with sweet potato meat cake. No need to ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3897) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCXiangshan ParkThu 5 Mar 2015 21:20:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/xiangshan-park/ Xiangshan (Fragrant Mountain) Park is situated at the eastern foot of Fragrant Mountain on the northwestern outskirts of Beijing, roughly 30 kilometers from the heart of Beijing. The mountains name derives from its shape and from the fact that it is often mist-enshrouded: from a distance, the mountain resembles an incense burner, wreathed in fragrant smoke. Originally called the Fragrant Incense Burner Mountain, the name was later simplified to Fragrant Mountain. Owing to its impressive natur...]]>National Museum of ChinaThu 5 Mar 2015 20:25:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/national-museum-of-china/China Railway MuseumThu 5 Mar 2015 20:22:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/china-railway-museum/Chaoyang Theatre Acrobatics ShowSat 28 Feb 2015 15:55:00 GMTmeimeilihttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/chaoyang-theatre-acrobatics-show/SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 567) AND (ServiceType = 15) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChaowai Yuexiu Clothing MarketWed 25 Feb 2015 20:23:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/shop/chaowai-yuexiu-clothing-market/ The Chaowai Yuexiu Clothing Market, situated near the Chaoyangmen metro station, was opened in 2005. Currently, it covers a total area of 30,000 square meters having possession of more than 1000 shops. Visitors can find various kinds of cloth here, such as Business suits, T-shirts, and casual wear, especially traditional Chinese apparel: Qipao, Tang cloth and sun yat sens uniform. It is also a good place to discover interesting traditional Chinese crafts such as Chinese Brocade, silk, Chinese...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1478) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCSanlitun Bar StreetThu 19 Feb 2015 16:56:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/sanlitun-bar-street/ Overview What had once been a nondescript, small street has today turned into one of the most popular entertainment districts with a wide range of bars. Sanlitum Bar Street is today one of the most popular tourist areas for locals as well as foreign expats. Things to Do Sanlitum Bar Street is perhaps the most popular and the largest bar streets in China. Other than the wide range of international stores and bars, it is also a fashionable, fun place for people to enjoy themsel...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3901) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCPeking Man Site at ZhoukoudianWed 18 Feb 2015 6:10:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/peking-man-site-at-zhoukoudian/ Main Content Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian is located in the north of Mount Longgu in Zhoukoudian of Fangshan District, about 50 kilometers from downtown Beijing. As the birthplace cradle of Peking man, its Chinas major cultural relics of the ancient human being and the worlds archaeological site of ancient human being and vertebrate paleontology. Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian mainly refers to 8 cultural relics of the ancient human being and mammal fossil sites on Mount Longgu. It beco...]]>The 9th China International Garden Expo in BeijingWed 18 Feb 2015 6:02:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/the-9th-china-international-garden-expo-in-beijing/