Beijing (formerly romanised as Peking) is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and the world’s third most populous city proper. It is also one of the world’s most populous capital cities. The city, located in northern China, is governed as a direct-controlled municipality under the national government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighbouring Tianjin Municipality to the southeast; together the three divisions form the Jingjinji metropolitan region and the national capital region of China.
For more information, please visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing
Tourist Attractions in Beijing
Palace Museum (Forbidden City) was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty—the years 1420 to 1912. It is located in the center of Beijing. It served as the home of emperors and their households as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government for almost 500 years.
Official Site: http://www.dpm.org.cn/
The Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in Beijing. It serves as a popular tourist destination and recreational park. Mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, it covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometers (1.1 sq mi), three-quarters of which is water.
Official Site: http://www.summerpalace-china.com/ywy/
The Temple of Heaven (Tiantan) is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Taoist temple, although Chinese heaven worship, especially by the reigning monarch of the day, predates Taoism.
Official Site: http://www.tiantanpark.com/en/
Badaling is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing District, which is within the Beijing municipality. The portion of the wall running through the site was built in 1504 during the Ming Dynasty, along with a military outpost reflecting the location’s strategic importance. The highest point of Badaling is Beibalou, approximately 1,015 metres (3,330 ft) above sea level.
Official Site: http://www.badaling.cn/language/en.asp
- Key Laboratory of Space Applications, CAS
- Institute of Automation, CAS
- The Twentieth Research Institute, China Electronic Technology Group Corporation
- AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Design and Research Institute
- Dalian University of Technology
- Wuhan University of Technology
Send email to Professor Jinbo Wang