"Beijing - Peking - the Capital" Beijing by Luchonda
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There are more than 9.000.000 bicycles in Beijing ...and i love this city.
Early 1900 - some explorers found in the caves of Zhoukoudian - near Peking the bones of a human being - living about 500.000 years ago.They called their discovery " The Peking man"
The Capital of this country has a lot to offer - historical and cultural.
Like the great Wall - the many palaces and musea !
The "Summer Palace - Yi he Yum" 11km to the north of beijng - a must to see in Beijing.
Residence of the Emperors in summertime - the basic palace was constructed in the 12th century - but often rebuilded or even plundered by the French or English troups.
The most famous inhabitant was lady Emperor Ci Xi who gave the orders to built the Marmor Boat !
Anyhow the gardens - the pavillions are beautiful.
A trip on the Kunning Lake is less spectacular due to the fog !
The great red entrance - The holy lane of animals and guardians leading and protecting the Ming Graves. The lane is... more travel advice
This temple of heaven (15th century ) is the most beautiful example of the Ming Dynasty architecture. It is a 3... more travel advice
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