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 = 67) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeihai ParkTue 1 Sep 2015 1:56:00 GMTtony360http://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 had...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6381) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCShangfangshan National Forest ParkFri 28 Aug 2015 0:55:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/shangfangshan-national-forest-park/ Shangfangshan National Forest Park, which was built in 1992, is located in Fangshan District, in the southwest of Beijings suburban area, 65 kilometers from downtown Beijing. Shangfangshan National Forest Park is a comprehensive multi-purpose scenic spot, integrating tall mountains, forests, caves, temples, springs, pavilions and karst landscape. Its famous for its 9 karst caves, 12 peaks and 72 temples. The park is celebrated as one of the states top 20 model forest parks, being a natural gy...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 3910) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCKangxi GrasslandFri 28 Aug 2015 0:52:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/kangxi-grassland/ Kangxi Grassland is located 10 km north of the Badaling Great Wall and is only 90 minutes from downtown Beijing. Kangxi Grassland is situated east of the Guanting Reservoir. It is known as the land of the inundation for the reservoir. This beautiful area is spread over 20 million sq m. The Appeal of the Location Kangxi Grassland is a narrow and long grassland with a beautiful lakeshore. It is covered with a blanket of soft green, beautiful carpet of grass. The area grows ...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6185) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing AquariumFri 28 Aug 2015 0:50:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://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 thousand s...]]>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 MarketTue 25 Aug 2015 14:07:00 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 = 2808) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCNanshan Ski ResortTue 25 Aug 2015 3:44:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/nanshan-ski-resort/ Nanshan Ski Village, located on Nanshan Mountain some 60 kilometers from Beijing, was the first Chinese ski resort to introduce international-standard snowboarding, having entered into a partnership with the Austrian company, Mellow Constructions, to establish a Mellow Park within Nanshan Ski Village; the Quiksilver Nanshan Mellow Park has five large jumps, five kickers, seven rails and an 80-meter half-pipe, all constructed to Mellow specifications (>note that the full name of Nanshan Mellow...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5992) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCYunfoshan Ski ResortTue 25 Aug 2015 1:55:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/yunfoshan-ski-resort/ Main Information Yunfoshan Ski Resort is located in Xiwengzhuang Town in Miyun County of Beijing, which is attached to Yunfoshan Tourist Resort. Located in the south of Miyun Reservoir which is the largest conservation area of water supply in Beijing, Yunfoshan Ski Resort is surrounded on three sides by mountains, boasting elegant natural scenery. Yunfoshan Ski Resort is a large-scale comprehensive ski and tourist resort with complete facilities, which integrates accommodation, dini...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6517) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCYandai Xie StreetTue 25 Aug 2015 1:54:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/yandai-xie-street/ With a length of 232 meters (254 yards) and a width of 5 to 6 meters (5.5 to 6.6 yards), Yandai Xie Street (烟袋斜街),also known as Tobacco Pouch Tilt Street), starts at Dianmenwai Avenue in the east and Xiaoshibei Hutong in the west, which joins Dashibei Hutong and Yapianer Hutong, and it was a prosperous commercial street specializing in the sales of tobacco pouches, calligraphy and paintings and jade articles during the Qing Dynasty (1616 -1911). Initially known as Dayuting (a government i...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6448) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCWater World in the Water CubeTue 25 Aug 2015 1:53:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/water-world-in-the-water-cube/ General Information Inaugurated on 8th August, in the year 2010, Water World is the largest, most well developed and well-equipped indoor theme park in China. Located in the southern region of the world famous Beijing National Aquatics Centre, also known as The Watercube, this water park covers an area of about 12,000 square meter and is equipped with the most advanced water recreational facilities in entire Asia. The Watercube Park consists of some of the best slides in the wo...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1483) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCTemple of EarthTue 25 Aug 2015 1:52:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/temple-of-earth/ Ditan (Temple of Earth) Park is home to the Temple of Earth, one of the four cosmological temples of Beijing that each occupy one of the four compass directions: Temple of the Sun, in the east; Temple of Heaven, in the south; and Temple of Moon, in the west.* The park is situated in the north, just beyond Anding (Peace and Stability) Gate of Beijings old, rectangular, wall-and-moat bulwark, which, today, is additionally bounded on all sides by the 2nd Ring Road. The bulwark is in...]]>Beijing National Costume MuseumTue 25 Aug 2015 1:08:00 GMTmeimeilihttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/beijing-national-costume-museum/The 9th China International Garden Expo in BeijingTue 25 Aug 2015 1:08:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/the-9th-china-international-garden-expo-in-beijing/SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 6496) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCOx Street MosqueTue 25 Aug 2015 1:07:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/ox-street-mosque/ Located in Ox Street near Guangan Gate, Ox Street Mosque is the longest and the most magnificent ancient mosque in Beijing. Firstly built in the Northern Song Dynasty, Ox Street Mosque got its name in the Ming Dynasty. It is largely renovated during Emperor Kangxi period in the Qing Dynasty. And a lot of Muslims head to worship in Ox Street Mosque which has a more than 1000 years old history. It is not only a holy mosque to worship, but also a great place to know Islam culture and its dev...]]>Peking Former Residence of Soong Ching LingTue 25 Aug 2015 1:07:00 GMTdavidhttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/peking-former-residence-of-soong-ching-ling/SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5742) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCTiananmen SquareWed 19 Aug 2015 22:30:00 GMTelyseeshttp://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,watchthe 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. Note: The Tiananmen Squa...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 1709) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCForbidden CityWed 19 Aug 2015 22:28:00 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 = 3893) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCThe Park of Dadu (Great Capital) City Wall Ruins of the Yuan DynastyTue 18 Aug 2015 14:09:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/the-park-of-dadu-(great-capital)-city-wall-ruins-of-the-yuan-dynasty/ Dadu, also known as the Great Capital of the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), was initially built in the fourth year of Zhiyuan (1267). It was rebuilt and expanded 9 years later. Dadu covered a land area of 60 square kilometers and had 11 city gates, all of which were made of earth. It is said that the southern portion of the old city wall was not built in a straight line because of the 2 soul pagodas of Monk Haiyun and his disciple Monk Kean. The Yuan emperor Hubilie ordered the city wall to be...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 2025) AND (ServiceType = 44) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing Modern International Art FestivalTue 11 Aug 2015 1:25:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/miscellaneous/beijing-modern-international-art-festival/ Venue: Beijing Duration: Sep. 18 to Oct. 17 Category: Events and Festivals Beijing Modern International Art Festival, formerly known as The Dashanzi international Art Festival, began to be launched in the year 2004 with the original goal of providing a platform for the modern art life in Beijing. It is not only the first modern art festival in China, but also the only one which covers various categories of arts across the world. There are a large number of artists from over 50 countr...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 2026) AND (ServiceType = 44) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCBeijing Chrysanthemum ExhibitionTue 11 Aug 2015 1:23:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/miscellaneous/beijing-chrysanthemum-exhibition/ Venue: Beijing Duration: Nov. 1 to Nov. 21 Category: Events and Festivals Beijing abounds with various kinds of chrysanthemums. With the chrysanthemum cultivation history of nearly one thousand years, chrysanthemum was selected as the city flower of Beijing in 1986. Each year, there are chrysanthemum exhibitions in many famous parks in Beijing, among which, the chrysanthemum exhibition in Beihai Park is the most popular. During the cool autumn, a large number of chrysanthemums are in...]]>SELECT top 1 Location + filename + '-s' + pictype as picurl FROM dbo.Web_Photo WHERE (VResourceSN = 5990) AND (ServiceType = 7) ORDER BY dateEdit DESCXueshijie Ski ResortTue 11 Aug 2015 1:21:00 GMTfabiowzgogohttp://www.chinatravel.com/beijing/attraction/xueshijie-ski-resort/ General Information The Xueshijie Ski Resort or the Snow World Resort in Beijing is the biggest, if not the best alpine ski resort in all of China. Occupying a total land area of 500,000 square meters, a fifth of the resort space is dedicated to the snow ways alone. As the eighth best resort in the country, the Xueshijie Ski Resort can service about 1,800 visitors with its comprehensive collection of ski equipment, snowboards and snowmobiles for rent. A great thing a...]]>