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 = 3403) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCWufu TeahouseSat 6 Feb 2016 7:27:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/wufu-teahouse/ Opened in August 1994, Wufu Teahouse is the first teahouse in Beijing, boasting brilliant tea culture and tea ceremonies. After years of development it has opened 12 branch tea houses. Wufu means five blessings in Chinese, including health, fortune, virtue, longevity and good death, which is adopted from the old saying in Beijing, People have five blessings. Wufu Teahouse is the pioneer in Beijing which develops tea art and tea culture based on traditional Chinese culture. It has gained ackno...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3509) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCXinshuangqun RestaurantFri 5 Feb 2016 12:34:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/xinshuangqun-restaurant/ Xinshuangqun is built into a bright and transparent glass house with a green garden .It is located in the east of Mutianyu Village in Huairou District, about 2 km away from Mutianyu Great Wall. The restaurant is a comprehensive restaurant which can accommodate over 300 hundred people for dining. The local specialty fresh rainbow trout, golden trout, sturgeon, salmon and other kinds of fish are offered. Grilled fish, sashimi, stewed fish or braised fish will make you unforgettable. The res...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1709) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCForbidden CityTue 2 Feb 2016 2:46:00 GMTelyseeshttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/forbidden-city/ The Forbidden City, aka Imperial City is sometimes referred to as the Palace Museum. The museum that it houses is often referred to by visitors from all over the world in more common parlance as the imperial palace. It 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 Chinas ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3494) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMuslim RestaurantsMon 25 Jan 2016 5:51:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/muslim-restaurants/ Baikui Restaurant (白魁老号饭庄) Tel: 86-10-6404 0967 (6406 0667) Business Hours: 06:0020:00 Average Price per person: 22 yuan Address: No.158, Jiaodaokou South Avenue, Dongcheng District (东城区交道口南大街158号) Hongbinlou Restaurant (鸿宾楼) Built in 1853, Hongbinlou Restaurant enjoys a history of 152 years. As a prestigious Muslim restaurant, Hongbinlou Restaurant offers customers traditional Muslim-flavor food with quiet environment. Hongbinlou Restaurant has three storeys, covering an ar...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6453) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCYou Gu Shen TanMon 25 Jan 2016 0:37:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/you-gu-shen-tan/ You Gu Shen Tan (Quiet Valley and Deep Lake) is located in Huanrou District, which has the name of the backyard garden of Beijing. You Gu Shen Tan is also known as a natural Oxygen bar. It is about 5 kilometers (about 3.11 miles) long, featured by its uniqueness, beauty, quietness and delicacy. The natural lakes and waterfalls, together with the historic cliff paintings and seal cutting, create a harmonious picture. Tourists who likes winding paths and secluded quiet places can take You Gu Sh...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1972) AND (ServiceType = 44) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGrand View Garden Temple FairWed 20 Jan 2016 19:11:00 GMTchinatravelhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/miscellaneous/grand-view-garden-temple-fair/Anyone who have read one of the four greatest Chinese classical literature masterpiece - The dream of the Red Mansion (by Chao Xueqing of the early Qing Dynasty) know that the construction of the Daguanyuan or the Garden of Great Scenery was associated with this great book. Each Spring Festival a range of celebration and parties are staged in the park as to welcome the spring. The ornaments, layout and shows of the park all accord with the description of the novel - The dream of the Red Mansion....]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1976) AND (ServiceType = 44) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCChaoyang Temple FairWed 20 Jan 2016 9:22:00 GMTchinatravelhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/miscellaneous/chaoyang-temple-fair/Chaoyang Temple Fair, also referred as Chaoyang International Carnival, is a foreign style temple fair, which will be held in Chaoyang Park of Beijing. Besides holding local performances, the temple fair also introduces performances from all over the world, especially UK and Russia. Chaoyang Temple Fair of 2010 To be started at the exact day of Westerners' Valentine's Day, Chaoyang Temple Fair 2010 will be featured with a romantic theme, and it is about to create a lovely and romantic environm...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3513) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBa Guo Bu YiMon 18 Jan 2016 14:31:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/restaurant/ba-guo-bu-yi/ With a traditional Chinese decoration, Ba Guo Bu Yi in Beijing is widely known as an authentic Sichuan cuisine restaurant. Spicy Sichuan style dishes are loved by customers in Beijing. Crispy Pork Intestines upon the Three Gorges Stones (Shanxiashi bao cuichang in Chinese) is the top 1 dish in the restaurants. A dish of boiled blood curd and vegetables with a chili soup (Maoxuewang), beef with bean curds (Douhua Niurou), Crab meat with corns (Yumi hui xierou) and other famous Sichuan dish...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3515) AND (ServiceType = 16) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCCourtyard RestaurantMon 18 Jan 2016 14:31:00 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 = 2517) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCShicha LakeMon 18 Jan 2016 13:59:00 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...]]>Changan AvenueMon 18 Jan 2016 13:58:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/changan-avenue/SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1402) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGubeikou Great WallMon 18 Jan 2016 13:58:00 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 = 3887) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCGuozijianMon 18 Jan 2016 13:58:00 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 = 5883) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJiankou Great WallMon 18 Jan 2016 13:58:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/jiankou-great-wall/ Highlights Jiankou Great Wall, located in Xizhazi Village in the northwest of Huairou County, 70 kilometers from Beijing and 10 kilometers west of Mutianyu Great Wall, is one of the most precipitous and dangerous parts of the Ming Great Wall, and has become a hot photographic scenic spot of the Great Wall. You can frequently catch sight of photos of Jinkou Great Wall appearing in a number of picture albums. Jiankou Great Wall is deeply loved by photographers because they can take a variet...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5882) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCJinshanling Great WallMon 18 Jan 2016 13:57:00 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 land ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1872) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCHutongMon 18 Jan 2016 13:25:00 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 WallMon 18 Jan 2016 11:19:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/badaling-great-wall/ The 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 kilometres (43 miles) northwest of Beijing. It is the section of theGreat Wallsituated just west of theJuyong 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, Juyo...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6057) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBird's NestMon 18 Jan 2016 9:50:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://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 = 55) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCMing TombsMon 18 Jan 2016 5:47:00 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 = 5978) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCWater CubeMon 18 Jan 2016 5:44:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/water-cube/ A stunning piece of modern architecture, a mega structure, a piece that represents China as a global economic leader, the Water Cube is one of the mighty architectural structures designed for the Olympics. Now that the Olympics are heading for London, the Water Cube is now more than just an oversized water container. It is a fantastic venue to enjoy the magnificent architectural feat in China, and of course, have fun with the amusing activities inside. A brief backgrounder First, lets...]]>