Historical Sites in Beijing
Introduction of Historical Sites in Beijing
Long history has left numerous famous historical sites in Beijing, which possess great aesthetic and cultural values.
Great Wall, a huge project begun more than 2,000 years ago, meanders through mountains and valleys for hundreds of kilometers in the region of Beijing.
On the Shijing Mountain,there are more than 340 volumes of 15,000 stone tablets carved with Buddhist scriptures.
The big Yongle Bell, cast at one go with over 230,000 characters on it, weighs 46.5 tons and shows the exquisite casting technology of ancient China.
The Forbidden City, the largest ancient architectural complex extant today, is splendid crystallization of ancient Chinese architectural art.
Summer palace, Ming Tombs, Confucius Temple, Beihai Park, Beijing Hutong ...
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Walking in the city, one may find many historical sites of Beijing worth a second visit. These include mansions, gardens , gate towers , temples, former residences of celebrities and places where many historical events took place. Every day, hundreds of thousands of people, domestic and foreign, come to Beijing to visit its grand palaces and graceful gardens and to enjoy its marvelous art.