China Beijing Tour Tips, Tricks and Secrets from Popteen

China Beijing Resorts: Yonghegong Lamasery Travel Scenery

Falundian (Hall of the Dharma Wheel) in the Yonghegong (Palace of Harmony and Peace) Lamasery. The archway of Yonghegong (Palace of Harmony and Peace) Lamasery, Yonghemen or the Devaraja Hall, The sandalwood Buddha. The statue of Buddha is worshiped in Zhaofolou (Tower of the Shining Buddha), and the throne is carved out of nanmu (a fine hardwood).

Beijing Travel Scenic Spot: Garden of Prince Gong’s Residence

Pavilion for Painting and Poetry. Built in the center of a pond, it can only be reached by boat. The exterior of the Theatre. The interior of the Theatre. Fuhai (Sea of Bliss). This was the restored lake.

Grand View Garden: Dream of the Red Chamber’s Large Landscaped Garden

The Merry Red Court. This is the living place of Jiaboyu. Chamber of “Merry Red and Delightful Green”. This is Jia Baoyu’s bedroom. Xiaoxiang Lodge. This is the courtyard of Lin Daiyu.

Qianqinggong, Qing Dynasty Emperor’s Bedroom

Qianqinggong (Palace of Celestial Purity). This was the emperor and empress’ bedroom in Ming and Qing Dynasty, but also used for day-to-day administration and meeting foreign envoys during Qing Dynasty.

Five Dragon Pavilions to Come Fishing and Enjoy the Moon

The Five Dragon Pavilions. This is where emperors and empresses used to come fishing or enjoy the moon.

China Beijing Tour Guide: Carved-marble Imperial Ramp

The carved-marble imperial ramp. The ramp consists of a 16. 57 meter-long, 3. 7 meter-wide and 1. 7 meter-thick stone weighting more than 200 tons.

Main Gate and North Gate to Forbidden City: Wumen and Shenwumen

Wumen (Meridian Gate), the main and south gate to the Forbidden City. On the red platform is a spectacle nine-bay gate-tower.
Shenwumen (Gate of Divine Might), the north gate to the palace. During the Qing Dynasty, the court often chose beautiful maids and the chosen girls would pass this gate when they were sent to the palace.

Peking Opera Dramas and Puppet Shows in Beijing Stage Arts

Besides Peking Opera within Beijing there are dramas, Ping Opera, Kun Qu Opera, Bang Zi Opera, Qu Opera, etc. There is such a variety of many arts. Chang An Da Xi Yuan (Great Chang An Theater), located on Chang An street is one of the main performance locations for Beijing Peking Opera troupe. This is […]