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Beijing Central Axis Video Tour Posted by on Aug 20, 2018

Beijing Central Axis Video Tour

A great way to see most of the famous sights in Beijing in one day is by traveling along the city’s Central Axis. Doing so allows you to visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Drum & Bell Towers, and much more. Explore the Central Axis of Beijing in just 90 seconds with us in…

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Exploring the Central Axis of Beijing Posted by on Aug 15, 2018

Exploring the Central Axis of Beijing

We all know that Beijing has a long history going back thousands of years, but just how did they design this city? Perhaps the most important element in the layout and design of Beijing is the city’s Central Axis (中轴线 – zhōng zhóu xiàn). Most of the essential buildings in the city were constructed along…

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A Walk Around Beijing’s Lakes Posted by on May 16, 2018

Spring is here and it’s one of the best times of the year to get outside in Beijing. Winter in the city can be downright painful. It’s cold, dry, and often very windy. Summer is a totally different extreme. It can be stifling hot and super muggy. Spring is quite pleasant, though, making it a…

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