Zhoukoudian is a cave system in Beijing known for its archaeological discoveries, foremost of which is one of the first specimens of Homo erectus - the Sinanthropus pekinensis or Peking Man, calculated to have lived in the Middle Pleistocene about 750,000 years ago

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Private Independent Tour: Zhoukoudian Peking Man Museum and Macro Polo Bridge In Beijing

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Zhoukoudian - Peking Man, Beijing

Zhoukoudian is a cave system in Beijing known for its archaeological discoveries, foremost of which is one of the first specimens of Homo erectus - the Sinanthropus pekinensis or Peking Man, calculated to have lived in the Middle Pleistocene about 750,000 years ago.

Zhoukoudian is a cave system in Beijing known for its archaeological discoveries, foremost of which is one of the first specimens of Homo erectus - the Sinanthropus pekinensis or Peking Man, calculated to have lived in the Middle Pleistocene about 750,000 years ago. Other discoveries at the site include remains of Homo sapiens sapiens from 18,000 - 11,000 BC, and bones of the gigantic hyena Pachycrocuta brevirostris. Zhoukoudian is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant role in illustrating evolution and throwing light on early history.


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About Zhoukoudian - Peking Man

 China, Beijing, Fangshan, 周口店路1号

 +86 10 6930 1272

 www.zkd.cn

Zhoukoudian - Peking Man and Nearby Sights on Map

Tanzhe Temple

The Tanzhe Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Beijing, founded during the Jin Dynasty (265 - 420 AD) though most of the current structures are from the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Jietai Temple

Stone Buddha Village

Red Sandalwood Museum

Marco Polo Bridge

The Marco Polo Bridge across the Yongding River was first built in 1192, and then again in 1698 following damage during flooding

The Lugou Bridge

Dating back to the late 1100s and spanning the Yongding River, the Lugou Bridge is both architecturally and historically important

Wanping Fortress

At the east end of the Lugou Bridge is this Ming-era defensive fortress

Wanpingcheng

Wanpingcheng is a Ming Dynasty fortress built in 1638 - 1640 to control access to the Marco Polo Bridge, protecting Beijing against Li Zicheng and the peasant uprising

Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall

The Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression in the Wanping Fortress is dedicated to the Sino-Japanese War which lasted from 1937 to 1945

Tianyi's Tomb

Tianyi Mu is the most extensive and well-preserved Ming dynasty tomb of a eunuch