Beijing, China

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Notes of this trip

This page contains pictures of Beijing except the Forbidden City (Gugong).




Tiantan: Hall of Prayer

Tiantan: Hall of Prayer

Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven (1520)

Tiantan: Circular Mound (1530)


Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven

Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven

Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven

Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven


Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven

Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven

Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven

Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven


Tiantan: Imperial Vault of Heaven

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar


Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar


Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar


Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Tiantan: Circular Mound Altar

Dazhalan pedestrian area


Dazhalan pedestrian area

Dazhalan pedestrian area

Dazhalan pedestrian area

Tiananmen square


Old Summer Palace/ Changchun Yuan/ Ruins of 18th c

Old Summer Palace: fountain ruins

Old Summer Palace: fountain ruins

Old Summer Palace: reconstructions


Old Summer Palace: reconstructions

Old Summer Palace: maze

Old Summer Palace: maze

Old Summer Palace: maze


Guguan Xiangta observatory of 1446

Modern architecture in northwest Beijing

Modern architecture in northwest Beijing

COFCO building (near train station)


Museum: Han bronze of a rhino (1st c BC)

Shang bronze vessel (11th BC)

Shang bronze vessel (11th BC)

Han bronze of bard and drum (1st-3rd AD)


Shang owl-shaped wine vessel

Shang animal-shaped wine vessel of the 8th-5th c BC

Shang lamp of the 5th-3rd c BC


Bronze horse (7th-9th AD)

Typical Han village (25-220 AD)

Jade burial suit (1st c AD)

Jade burial suit (1st c AD)


Giant cooler (5th-3rd BC)

Modern architecture: Convention center

Modern architecture: Convention center

Modern architecture


Arch of Qian Men street

Qian Men

Qian Men

Qian Men


Yonghegong temple

Yonghegong temple of 1694

Yonghegong: x

Yonghegong: x


Yonghegong: x

Yonghegong: x

Yonghegong: Faiundian (1694)

Yonghegong: x


Yonghegong: x

Yonghegong: x

Yonghegong: x

Yonghegong: Wanfruge Hall (1750)


Yonghegong: x

Yonghegong: Entrance arch


Confucian temple Kong Miao (1306

Kong Miao: forest of stele

Kong Miao: forest of stele

Kong Miao (there are ten of these pavilions)


Dazhalan pedestrian area

Dazhalan pedestrian area

Dazhalan pedestrian area

Dazhalan pedestrian area


Qian Men

Qian Men

Qian Men

Qian Men


Qian Men

Qian Men

Summer Palace (1888): Benevolence and Longevity

Summer Palace (1888): Benevolence and Longevity


Summer Palace (1888): Benevolence and Longevity

Summer Palace: Garden of Virtue and Harmony

Summer Palace: Garden of Virtue and Harmony

Summer Palace: Garden of Virtue and Harmony


Summer Palace: Garden of Virtue and Harmony

Summer Palace: Garden of Virtue and Harmony

Summer Palace: Garden of Virtue and Harmony

Summer Palace: Stage of 1891


Summer Palace: Stage of 1891

Summer Palace: x

Summer Palace: x

Summer Palace: x


Summer Palace: Eastern entrance

Summer Palace: Eastern entrance

Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat


Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat


Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat


Summer Palace: Hill across from Marble Boat

Marble Boat

Marble Boat

Marble Boat


Marble Boat

Marble Boat

Marble Boat

Summer Palace


Summer Palace

Summer Palace: bridge near Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Buddha Fragrance pagoda

Summer Palace


Summer Palace: Gate to 17-arch bridge

Summer Palace: 17-arch bridgeonument

Summer Palace: Buddha's Fragrance


Summer Palace: Arch past Marble Boat

Summer Palace: Marble Boat and Buddha's Fragrance

Tanzche temple of 3rd c (45 km west of Beijing)


Tanzche

Tanzche

Tanzche

Tanzche


Tanzche

Tanzche

Tanzche

Tanzche


Tanzche

Tanzche

Tanzche

Tanzche


Tanzche

Tanzche

Tanzche

Tanzche


Tanzche

Tanzche

Across from West Station

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Across from West station

West Station

West Station

West Station


West Station

West Station


Baiyuan taoist temple (741)

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x


Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x


Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x


Baiyuan: Temple of Lao Lu (1228)

Baiyuan: Temple of Lao Lu (1228)

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x


Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: x


Baiyuan: x

Baiyuan: Temple of founder Qiu (1443) with a representation of his visit to the west

Baiyuan: Temple of founder Qiu (1443) with a representation of his visit to the west

Baiyuan: x


Baiyuan: x

Niulie Libai mosque (996)

Faiyuan temple (696)

Faiyuan


Faiyuan

Faiyuan

Faiyuan

Faiyuan


Faiyuan

Faiyuan

Faiyuan

Faiyuan


Faiyuan

Faiyuan

Faiyuan

Faiyuan: copper Buddha on 1,000 Buddha petals of lotus flower


Faiyuan: copper Buddha on 1,000 Buddha petals of lotus flower

Faiyuan: copper Buddha

Faiyuan: copper Buddha

Faiyuan: copper Buddha


Ship of Zheng He (15th c)

Journeys of Zheng He (15th c)

Forbidden City in Ming times


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: Pei's Bank of China headquarters

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture: Pei's Bank of China headquarters

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture: National Theater

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture: National Theater

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)


Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture: CCTV

Beijing architecture: CCTV

Beijing architecture: CCTV

Beijing architecture: CCTV


Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: China Daily

Beijing architecture: CCTV


Beijing architecture: CCTV

Beijing architecture: CCTV

Beijing architecture: CCTV

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: China Daily

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: CCTV

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)


Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: Galaxy Soho

Beijing architecture: Galaxy Soho


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: Linked Hybrid building


Beijing architecture: Linked Hybrid building

Beijing architecture: Linked Hybrid building

Beijing architecture: Linked Hybrid building

Beijing architecture: Dragon hotel


Beijing architecture: Birdnest at Olympic Village

Beijing architecture: Dragon hotel

Beijing architecture: Birdnest at Olympic Village

Beijing architecture: Dragon hotel


Beijing architecture: Olympic Village

Beijing architecture: Convention Center

Beijing architecture: Convention Center

Beijing architecture: Water Cube


Beijing architecture: Water Cube

Beijing architecture: Dragon hotel

Beijing architecture: National FIlm Museum

Beijing architecture: National FIlm Museum


Beijing architecture: National FIlm Museum

Beijing : 798 artist village

Beijing : 798 artist village

Beijing : 798 artist village


Beijing : 798 artist village

Beijing : 798 artist village

Beijing : 798 artist village

Beijing : 798 artist village



Beijing architecture

Beijing : Song artist village

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Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: CCTV

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center 3 (highest building in 2013)

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture: World Trade Center

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center

Beijing architecture: CCTV


Beijing architecture: World Trade Center

Beijing architecture: World Trade Center

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture


Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture

Beijing architecture


Chinatown in Beijing

Near Ethnic Museum

Near Ethnic Museum


Near Ethnic Museum

Near Ethnic Museum

Ethnic Museum

Ethnic Museum


Ethnic Museum

Ethnic Museum

Ethnic Museum

Ethnic Museum


Ethnic Museum

Ethnic Museum

Olympic Village: the stadium


Olympic Village: dragon head hotel

Olympic Village: Ethnic Museum

Olympic Village: Ethnic Museum

Olympic Village: Ethnic Museum


Olympic Village: dragon head hotel and torches

Olympic Village: sculpture

Flying a kite

Olympic Village: stadium


Flying a kite

Olympic Village: pond behind the stadium

Olympic Village

Olympic Village


Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village


Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village


Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village: sculpture

Olympic Village: sculpture


Olympic Village: sculpture

Olympic Village

Olympic Village: sculpture

Olympic Village: sculpture


Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village: sculpture

Olympic Village: sculpture


Olympic Village: sculptures

Olympic Village: sculptures

Olympic Village: sculptures

Olympic Village: sculptures


Olympic Village: sculptures

Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village


Olympic Village: dragon head hotel

Olympic Village: the Nest

Olympic Village: the Nest

Olympic Village: dragon head hotel


Olympic Village: the Nest

Olympic Village

Olympic Village: the Nest

Olympic Village: the Nest


Olympic Village: the Nest

Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village


Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village: the Nest

Olympic Village


Olympic Village: the Nest

Olympic Villge: the Nest

Olympic Village: the Cube

Olympic Village: Digital Beijing


Olympic Villge: the Nest

Olympic Village: the Cube

Olympic Village: the Cube

Olympic Village


Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village: Convention Center

Olympic Village


Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village: Convention Center

Olympic Village: the Torches


Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Olympic Village

Dean Snyder: "Boogle"


Dean Snyder: "Boogle"

Olympic Village: sculpture

Olympic Village: torches


Olympic Village: sculpture

Wen Lou: "Development of the Three Dimensions"

Wen Lou


Olympic Village: torches

Olympic Village: Tennis Center

Wired commuters on the Beijing subway

Qinghua University


Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University


Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University


Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University


Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University


Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Qinghua University

Foreign Language University


Foreign Language University

Foreign Language University

Foreign Language University

Foreign Language University


Cui Kai's Library at the Foreign Language University

Library

Library

Library


Library

Library

Library


Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu


Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu


Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu


Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu


Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu

Dongsanhuan Beilu

Ciyunsi Bridge


Ciyunsi Bridge

Ciyunsi Bridge

View of the Financial District


View of the Financial District

View of the Financial District

View of the Financial District

Ciyunsi Bridge


Ciyunsi Bridge

Toll payment card

Main street of the Financial District

Main street of the Financial District


Main street of the Financial District

Main street of the Financial District

Main street of the Financial District

Main street of the Financial District


Main street of the Financial District

Jintong West Rd

Jintong West Rd

Jintong West Rd


Near Galaxy Soho

Near Galaxy Soho

Bank of China near Galaxy Soho (Chaoyangmen subway station)


Bank of China

Across from Bank of China on Chaoyangmenwai Dajie


Across from Bank of China

Across from Galaxy Soho

Across from Bank of China

Near Galaxy Soho


Across from Bank of China

Bank of China

Across from Bank of China

Near Galaxy Soho


Zaha Hadid's Galaxy Soho

Bank of China

Across from Bank of China

Galaxy Soho


Galaxy Soho

Galaxy Soho

Galaxy Soho

Galaxy Soho


Across from Bank of China

Across from Bank of China

Global financial center

Driving on Guanganmennei Dajie


Driving on Guanganmennei Dajie

Driving on Guanganmennei Dajie

Driving on Guanganmennei Dajie

View of Tienten pagoda


Global financial center

Near Xidan subway station

Near Xidan subway station


Near Xidan subway station

Near Xidan subway station

Near Xidan subway station

Near Xidan subway station


Near Xidan subway station

Near Xidan subway station

Near Xidan subway station


Near Xidan subway station

Near Xidan subway station

Sanlihe East Rd

Sanlihe East Rd


Sanlihe East Rd

Sanlihe East Rd

Sanlihe East Rd


Sanlihe East Rd

Sanlihe East Rd

Urban-Rural Trade Center


Beijing subway

Beijing subway

Beijing subway

Beijing subway


Beijing subway

Beijing subway

Beijing subway - smartphone addiction

Beijing subway murales


Beijing subway murales

Beijing subway murales

Tiannamen Square

Tiannamen Square


Qianmen

Qianmen

Qianmen


Tiannamen Sq

Tiannamen Sq

Dashilan district

Dashilan district


Dashilan district

Dashilan district

Dashilan district

Dashilan district


Dashilan district

Dashilan district

Dashilan district

Dashilan district


Dashilan district

Dashilan district

Dashilan district


Dashilan district

Dashilan district

Dashilan district

Dashilan district


Dashilan district

Qianmen

Dashilan district

Qianmen


Dashilan district

Dashilan district

Dashilan

Towards Changping


Deshengmen

Deshengmen

Deshengmen

Drum tower


Drum tower

Bell Tower

Drum tower

Drum tower


Drum tower

Drum tower

Drum tower

Drum tower


Bell tower

Bell tower

Bell tower

Bell tower


Drum tower from the Bell tower

Division of time in ancient China

Bell tower

Drum tower


The river area of Hutong

River area

Nanluoguxiang station


Yu'er Hutong

Yu'er Hutong

Banchang Hutong


Banchang Hutong

Narrow alley

Narrow alley

Narrow alley


Nanluoguxiang

Nanluoguxiang

Nanluoguxiang

Leaving Beijing towards Chengde

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CCTV

CCTV


World Trade Center

World Trade Center area

People's Daily

People's Daily


Opera House/ Grand Theater

Opera House/ Grand Theater

Opera House/ Grand Theater

Tiannamen Square


Tiannamen Square

Tiannamen Square

Tiannamen Square

Tiannamen Square


Cathedral

Cathedral

Phoenix International Media Center at the entrance to Chaoyang Park


JD headquarters

JD headquarters

JD headquarters

JD headquarters


JD headquarters

JD headquarters

JD headquarters

Cheetah Mobile's headquarters


Tsinghua University

West Station


Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV


Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV


Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV


Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV


Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV


Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV


Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Near CCTV


Near CCTV

Near CCTV

Video: Beijing's Drum Tower drumming ceremony

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(Copyright 2005 Piero Scaruffi | Terms of use)
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