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Large museum with a lot of information on nature, but some of the exhibitions are a bit old fashioned.
Large museum with a lot of information on nature, but some of the exhibitions are a bit old fashioned. Exhibitions cover paleontology, zoology, animal behavior, botany, the original of human beings, dinosaurs, aquarium, the human body, cells, skeletons and an interactive park.
126 Tianqiao South Street
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Yongdingmen was the former front gate of the outer section of Beijing's old city wall during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, originally built in 1553
Temple of Heaven, to the south-east of the Tiananmen Square, is the site where the emperor prayed every year for a bountiful harvest and fair weather
This is a small privately owned museum showing carvings in doors, furniture, other wood and stone
Museum with a model of Beijing ancient city as well as exhibits of Beijing's ancient architecture
Museum with a large model of the city, historical pictures from the city and also other exhibitions with relation to the layout and structure of Beijing
Built in 1419 as the front gate of the inner city wall
Once famous in the Boxer Rebellion, the legation quarter is now occupied by government offices and army offices but can still be seen from outside
The Underground City is a Cold War era bomb shelter comprising a complex of tunnels under Beijing, built between 1969 to 1979 to protect residents from potential conventional, nuclear and biochemical attacks in the event of a war with the Soviet Union
Large museum on police history