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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.
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. There's a wonderful bakery store called 'Sapporo' near the legation quarter, famous for its breads and cheesecakes.
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
Large museum on police history
Huge Museum, since it is free there are long lines
Built in 1419 as the front gate of the inner city wall
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
The Imperial City was the Manchu city that surrounded the Forbidden City during the Qing dynasty
The monument documents key events in modern Chinese history