2012-12-25In addition to smoke-bag stores, many antique and jade shops appeared one after another, supplemented by restaurants, clothing shops, public bathhouses and barber shops, etc.
2012-12-24Generally recognized as the highest official institution of learning in Imperial China, it was first established in 1287 during the Yuan Dynasty and subsequently enlarged several times, attaining its present dimensions during the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty.
2012-12-23The Confucius Temple is located on Guozijian Street and served as a ritual site for worship ceremonies dedicated to Confucius, the great Chinese thinker during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.
2012-12-22It is a spot of historical and cultural interest that shows traditional Chinese culture, especially in terms of painting and calligraphy.
2012-12-21It is presently the largest and best-preserved imperial residence in China.
2012-12-20It is now not only a famous tour spot, but also a good place people can learn modern and contemporary history of China.
2012-12-19An important Paleolithic site had been excavated first in 1927 in a cave on Dragon Bone Hill at Zhoukoudian, southwest Beijing.
2012-11-12Wangfujing is now considered the central heart of the city of Beijing.
2011-06-03After seeing Beijing's world-famous sites, check out these less-traveled gems.