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Originally a temple, this was made into the chief cemetery for Communist Party figures.
Originally a temple, this was made into the chief cemetery for Communist Party figures. Buried here are artist Xu Feihong, writer Lao She, and many of the most important CCP leaders.
This is also known as Tiantai Temple
Opened in 2002, this park places sculpture from around the world in an attractive, green setting
Shoot stuff at this Olympic-class shooting range
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
A great place to read the official Chinese version of what happened in Chinese military history, from ancient times up to 1949
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
At the east end of the Lugou Bridge is this Ming-era defensive fortress
Art museum with calligraphy and other paintings
Dating back to the late 1100s and spanning the Yongding River, the Lugou Bridge is both architecturally and historically important