The Best Hiking Section of the Great Wall
Spring is always a good season for Great Wall hiking, because it’s not too hot and not too cold for hiking and offers more clear days to appriecitate the beautiful view of the wall. While there are many sections near Beijing, such as Badaling, Mutianyu, Jinshanling, and Simatai, it is difficult for travelers, expecially who
Top 10 Hutongs in Beijing City
There is a saying that the real culture of Beijing is the culture of hutong. No matter you are a new visitor here, or have already been in this city for years, hutongs are always a best place for you to get close to the real life of Beijing. Here are the brief introduction about
Cishou Pagoda Cishou Pagoda ,located in Beijing’s western suburbs, was originally named Yong’anwanshou Pagoda (永安万寿塔 Pagoda of Lasting Peace and Longevity).Later it was called Cishou Pagoda (慈寿塔 Pagoda of Benevolence and Longevity) . Cishou Temple was built in 1576 during the Ming Dynasty by decree of Empress Dowager Li, mother of Emperor Zhuyi. It
The Highest Building of Beijing is Put into Use!
The newly-opened China World Tower III dwarfs its surroundings in the Central Business District (CBD) of Beijing. The tower, one part of the third phase of the China World Trade Center, went into operation on Aug.16, 2010. Standing at 330 meters, the skyscraper is now the tallest building and a new landmark of the capital city.