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Museum showing the life of Mei Lanfang (1894-1961).
Museum showing the life of Mei Lanfang (1894-1961). Mei was the greatest star of Peking Opera, acting for more than 50 years, primarily playing female roles. Furniture as well as costumes and other opera stuff are exhibited here.
The drum tower was originally built in 1272 and reconstructed at a new location in 1800
Shichahai is a scenic area with 3 lakes - Qianhai, Xihai and Houhai
Museum showing the life of Guo Moruo (1892-1978)
Museum and garden showing the life of Soong Ching Ling (1893-1981)
Buddhist temple used to pray for success in business life
Deshengmen is one of Beijing's few preserved city gates, built in 1437 as part of the northern city wall
City gate built in 1437 as part of the city wall, which was torn down in 1969
Lotus Lane runs alongside the QianHai Lake, and is a vibrant waterfront pedestrian strip lined with restaurants, cafes, tea houses, bars and boutiques