Beijing Travel


Forbidden City

Forbidden City

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A really fittingly awe-inspiring sight. Along with the Great Wall, Forbidden City is alos a must-see attraction in your China Travel. It is the abode of 24 Ming and Qing emperors of the Celestial Empire. Enclosed behind its moat and 9.9m high wall are 980 buildings, vase courtyards and long corridors that cccupy a total area of 720,000 square meters.

Great Wall of China

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The great wall of China is the honour of China. It is full of highlight areas. The following three areas are in Beijing municipality. They are regularly visited by tourists. 1. "North Pass" of Juyongguan pass, known as the Badaling(八达岭). You will find many guards in this section. It is use to protect Chinese land in the past.Made of stone and bricks from the hills, this portion of the Great Wall is 7.8 meters (25.6 ft) high and 5 meters (16.4 ft) wide. 2. One of the most egregious sections of the Ming Great Wall is where it climbs extremely steep slopes. It runs 11 kilometers (7 mi) long, ranges from 5 to 8 meters (16–26 ft) in height, and 6 meters (19.7 ft) across the bottom, narrowing up to 5 meters (16.4 ft) across the top. Wangjinglou is one of Jinshanling's 67 watchtowers, 980 meters (3,215 ft) above sea level. 3. South East of Jinshanling, is the Mutianyu Great Wall which winds along lofty, cragged mountains from the southeast to the northwest for approximately 2.25 kilometers (about 1.3 miles). It is connected with Juyongguan Pass to the west and Gubeikou to the east.