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If you've made it all the way out to the World Park, walk 500m south and you'll find a museum at the site of the Western Han tombs discovered in 1974..
If you've made it all the way out to the World Park, walk 500m south and you'll find a museum at the site of the Western Han tombs discovered in 1974.
Opened in 1993, this park, as seen in Jia Zhangke's film The World, contains large-scale replicas of famous buildings around the world (including Manhattan's destroyed World Trade Center towers)
The earliest mentions of the Lianhuachi (lit
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
Dating back to the late 1100s and spanning the Yongding River, the Lugou Bridge is both architecturally and historically important
At the east end of the Lugou Bridge is this Ming-era defensive fortress
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
The Marco Polo Bridge across the Yongding River was first built in 1192, and then again in 1698 following damage during flooding
Garden established in the 1980s based on the novel 'The Dream of the Red Mansions'
A great place to read the official Chinese version of what happened in Chinese military history, from ancient times up to 1949
Art museum with calligraphy and other paintings