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Deshengmen is one of Beijing's few preserved city gates, built in 1437 as part of the northern city wall.
Deshengmen is one of Beijing's few preserved city gates, built in 1437 as part of the northern city wall. While the original gatehouse has been demolished, the barbican and arrow tower are still standing. The tower now houses the Beijing Ancient Coins Museum.
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City gate built in 1437 as part of the city wall, which was torn down in 1969
Museum and garden showing the life of Soong Ching Ling (1893-1981)
Museum showing the life of Mei Lanfang (1894-1961)
Shichahai is a scenic area with 3 lakes - Qianhai, Xihai and Houhai
The drum tower was originally built in 1272 and reconstructed at a new location in 1800
Museum showing the life of Guo Moruo (1892-1978)
Buddhist temple used to pray for success in business life
Lotus Lane runs alongside the QianHai Lake, and is a vibrant waterfront pedestrian strip lined with restaurants, cafes, tea houses, bars and boutiques
The park contains basketball, croquet, golf, electric boats, paddleboars and an amusement zone