2013-07-25As a city with a rich past, Beijing has quite a few spooky places that are thought to be haunted by the deceased.
2013-02-05The Prince's Mansion culture is an important part of traditional Chinese culture, which bridges imperial culture and normal citizen culture.
2013-01-08The Palace Museum, former home to the 24 Ming and Qing emperors, is also known as the Forbidden City.
2013-01-07Its 70,000 square meters of building space features a variety of palaces, gardens and other ancient-style architectural structures.
2013-01-06Climbing up Tian’anmen Gate to view Tian’anmen Square is a dream for many generations of Chinese. Tian’anmen is not simply a gate, since it had bore witness to many historical events and the decline and resurgence of the nation.
2013-01-05The Badaling Great Wall is the soul of the whole Great Wall, and it is welcoming the tourist come from the whole world. The man who has visited The Great Wall is all acclaimed as the peak of perfection.
2013-01-03The Temple of Heaven was the place where the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties would worship Heaven and pray for bumper crops.
2013-01-02The Ruins of the Yuanmingyuan, also known as the Garden of Perfection and Brightness, is located northwest of Beijing and east of the Summer Palace.
2013-01-01The Ming Tombs, which form a group of mausoleums, are those of 13 emperors in the Ming Dynasty (1368~1644).
2012-12-31Today's peaceful sights of the Western Qing Tombs belie the periods of drama and intrigue that absorbed them before.
2012-12-30Building Or demolishing old bonds? These are the questions facing planners and residents who live near Beijing's Drum and Bell towers.
2012-12-29The Drum and Bell Tower area is located in the middle of the Beijing central axes, which embodies huge historical and cultural value. Two scholars talk about their differing opinions in the final episode of Building New Lives.
2012-12-28As China's urbanization drive gathered steam, most hutong (narrow alleys encircling courtyard houses) in Beijing made way for skyscrapers. Some of those that survived have developed into tourist spots or hangouts for locals and expatriates alike.
2012-12-27Popular tourist sites like the Great Wall in Beijing and the Bund in Shanghai are probably not the best destinations to visit during the National Day holiday, because you will have to share the beautiful landscape with tens of thousands of people and their cameras.
2012-12-26Nanluogu Xiang maintains the layout of typical buildings of the Yuan Dynasty, and so, it is called a living fossil of the city buildings of Yuandadu