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palace , park , historical house

Beijing - Summer Palace

Beijing - Summer Palace google map 39.997054363763,116.2682217529175

Being the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China, it greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests, which also has long since been recognized as 'The Museum of Royal Gardens'. The construction started in 1750 as a luxurious royal garden for royal families to rest and entertain. It later became the main residence of royal members in the end of the Qing Dynasty.

25.04.2012
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panoramic view , mountains

Beijing - The Great Wall

Beijing - The Great Wall google map 40.68544472395337,117.24723063494866

Panorama made on the Jinshanling Great Wall about 120km north east from Beijing. This section of the Great Wall is 10.5 km long with 5 passes, 67 towers and 2 beacon towers. Jinshanling section of the wall was built from 1570 during the Ming Dynasty.

18.03.2012
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palace

Beijing - Forbidden City

Beijing - Forbidden City google map 39.91550501768759,116.3908047617798

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

05.02.2012
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