Nightlife by the Houhai Lake

2020-01-08T07:38:39+08:00

Houhai Lake is a large lake in downtown Beijing. It was constructed over 700 years ago and was exclusively for the Royal family. It has since then been a popular area with many wine shops, workshops and performance stages. It is a good place to stroll around and enjoy. In summertime to take a boat ride on the lake and [...]

Nightlife by the Houhai Lake2020-01-08T07:38:39+08:00

Strolling through the Forbidden City

2019-12-18T20:22:18+08:00

The Emperors of China resided and ruled in the Forbidden City for almost 500 years. It is in the center of Beijing. Ordinary people were not allowed to enter the Forbidden City. It was only for the Emperor and his staff. It consists of almost 1000 buildings. When it was built in the years 1406-1420 the best architects and craftsmen [...]

Strolling through the Forbidden City2019-12-18T20:22:18+08:00

Ten Thousand Happinesses

2019-12-20T20:28:58+08:00

Lama Temple Beijing is a monastery and temple of Tibetan Buddhism located centrally in Beijing. The architecture and artwork of the temple is of Chinese and Tibetan style. It is very beautiful. It was constructed around 300 years ago. It is the largest and best-preserved lamasery in China. It consists of several Pavilions with [...]

Ten Thousand Happinesses2019-12-20T20:28:58+08:00

The Park for Emperors

2019-12-20T20:29:53+08:00

Beihai Park in Beijing is located next to the Forbidden City in Beijing. It has a history of 1000 years. It was the Imperial Garden of ancient China. It is around a big lake, Beihai Lake. On an island is the White Pagoda. There are several Pavilions and Temples in the park. We [...]

The Park for Emperors2019-12-20T20:29:53+08:00

Temple of Heaven

2019-12-17T06:50:51+08:00

The Temple of Heaven is one of the most famous Beijing tourist attractions. It was constructed at the same time as the Forbidden City in the years 1406-1420. The Emperors of China visited Temple of Heaven for ceremonies of prayer for good harvest. These were very important ceremonies that had to be perfectly held in terms of preparation, time, [...]

Temple of Heaven2019-12-17T06:50:51+08:00

Timekeeping Bell & Drum Towers

2019-12-15T16:19:37+08:00

The Bell and Drum Towers are in central Beijing to the north of the Forbidden City. They were built around 700 years ago and used to announce the time of the day. In the Bell Tower is an ancient bronze bell. It's size is huge, 7m high and 63 tons of weight. It is incredible how they could [...]

Timekeeping Bell & Drum Towers2019-12-15T16:19:37+08:00

Beijing Wildlife Park

2019-12-07T18:23:27+08:00

Beijing Wildlife Park is located in the South of Beijing. It is divided in to 2 sections. A normal Zoo with exhibition halls with animals and a self-driving section with the animals free in bigger areas outside. We drove the self-driving area. It is also possible to go with a shuttle bus. The animals are well kept. They have [...]

Beijing Wildlife Park2019-12-07T18:23:27+08:00