Beijing is the capital of China. This is a modern dynamically developing city located in the northern part of the country. Beijing has served as the capital of its country for more than 800 years. In Beijing, there are some of the most beautiful monuments of antiquity and various historical relics related to China’s imperial past. For many tourists, visiting Beijing is attractive precisely from a historical point of view. On the other hand, the modern part of the city is also a very important factor in attracting tourists.

  1. Monument to People’s Heroes in Beijing

Monument to the People’s Heroes in Beijing has a height of ten-story house and covers an area of ​​about 3000 square meters. The monument consists of marble and granite and weighs about 10,000 tons.

It was erected as a national monument of the People’s Republic of China to the heroes of the revolutionary struggle of the XIX-XX centuries. The monument is decorated with huge bas-reliefs depicting eight major revolutionary episodes, which are read in clockwise chronological order. On the obverse of the monument is Mao Zedong’s signature “Eternal memory to the heroes!”.

Large-scale mourning events, as well as various meetings and protests are held on the square near the monument.

Address: 天 安 门 广 场, Guangchang East Side Rd, Dongcheng

  1. Mao Zedong Mausoleum in Beijing

The Mausoleum of Mao Zedong is located on Tiananmen Square, in the very center of Beijing. The volunteers built the mausoleum. There are only three mausoleums like this one in the world: the tomb of Kim Il Sung, located in Pyongyang; Lenin's mausoleum in Moscow; Ho Chi Minh Tomb in Hanoi. In all these mausoleums, the remains of the leaders of socialist countries are stored.

Mao Zedong died in September 1976, and two months after his death, the construction of the tomb began. The volunteers who organized the construction of the building united into labor units and brigades, divided responsibilities and organized the labor process. The mausoleum was built in August 1977, and the opening ceremony of the apartments of the leader Mao was scheduled for September 9, the day of Zedong's death.

The mausoleum itself is built in such a way that it can be seen from everywhere in Beijing. The building of the mausoleum will be recognized by all tourists, it appears as the main landmark in many guidebooks. Above the entrance to the tomb hangs a marble whiteboard on which it is written that this is the “House of Memory of the Chairman”. The roof of the mausoleum is made in the traditional Chinese style and painted in red. It is supported by 44 octahedral columns consisting of yellow granite, Fujian.

Address: Dongcheng, 天安门

  1. House of People’s Assemblies in Beijing

The House of People's Assembly is the parliament building of the People’s Republic of China, located on the west side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing. This building was built for the decade of the People’s Republic of China in 1959. The length of the structure is 356 meters, its width is 207 meters, but the height is 46.5 meters. The building area is 171,800 square meters.

For each administrative territorial unit of the Republic of China in the House of People's Assembly, a special room is dedicated, which is cleaned according to local traditions. Thus, the architecture of the building can be called one of the most interesting in Beijing, both for locals and for many tourists of the capital of China.

The state banquet room can accommodate up to 7,000 guests. Without a doubt, every guest will be able to appreciate magnificent architecture of the main building in China. In addition, the state banquet hall is notable for its particularly beautiful architecture, which included the symbolism of China.

The House of People’s Assembly in Beijing regularly hosts meetings of the All-China Assembly of People’s Representatives, as well as the People’s Political Consultative Council of China. Therefore, the building emphasizes not only the majesty of Beijing architecture, but also occupies a high position for many ordinary people of China.

Address: Renda Huitang W Rd, Xicheng Qu

  1. The Altar of the Millennium of the Chinese Nation in Beijing

The altar of the century of the Chinese nation was built to commemorate the beginning of a new century and a new millennium. Located on the extended western part of Chang-an Avenue, this landmark covers an area of ​​450 thousand square meters. On the stele, which is located at the entrance to the monument, 5 Chinese characters are engraved.

A walkway leads to the central altar, the total length of which is 262 meters. This path is lined with 262 bronze tablets, on which is a text consisting of a total of 180 thousand hieroglyphs. This text tells about the main events of China’s 5 thousand-year history. On the territory of the complex there are the Square of the Holy Fire, the Bronze Path, the Main Altar, the Bell of the Century and the Square of Culture. The Art Hall has the Circular Gallery, the Century Hall, the Oriental Art Gallery, the Western Art Gallery, the Modern Art Gallery and the Media and Digital Arts Gallery.

  1. The Towers of Gulou and Zhonglou in Beijing

The Gulou and Zhonglou towers are located in the central part of Xi'an, less than a kilometer apart and built almost simultaneously (1380 and 1384). They look very similar (height 33 and 36 m), and the names of these historical monuments are connected with the fact that a bell once hung on the Bell Tower, and a huge drum was installed on the Drum Tower. Each of these “percussion” instruments informed the citizens about the time of day - about the beginning of the day and the coming of the night.

Address: 临 9 Zhong Lou Wan Hu Tong, Andingmen, Dongcheng Qu

  1. Monument to Nizami Ganjavi in Beijing

The monument to Nizami Ganjavi is a monument to the outstanding poet, the classic of Persian poetry Nizami Ganjavi, located in the Chaoyang Park. The author of the monument is the famous Chinese artist Yuan Xikun.

The monument was created by Yuan Sikun in response to an invitation from the Azerbaijani side to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of China and Azerbaijan.

The monument is a bust of the poet, depicting him with a turban on his head. The name and years of birth and death of the poet, as well as the phrase “Great Azerbaijani poet, scientist and thinker” are written on the pedestal in Chinese and English. Below is also the poet's dictum translated into Azerbaijani and Chinese.

Address: Chaoyang Park

  1. Huabiao Columns in Beijing

The columns of Huabiao on Tiananmen Square are set in front of the entrance to the Forbidden City - the residence of the emperor, at the gates of Heavenly Peace, in Beijing. The columns, 10 meters high, are completely made of marble and weigh more than 10 tons each. Marble pillars are wrapped around dragons, and at the upper base they are decorated with lace bas-reliefs resembling fluffy clouds. The columns of Huabiao appeared in China more than 4,000 thousand years ago, namely these columns were erected during the Ming dynasty.

At the top of each column there is a large stone dish for gathering jasper dew, which the emperor drank, in order to prolong life, in the dish itself there is a stone animal, according to Chinese legends, one of the dragon's children, Hou. These animals are located symbolically with their backs to the imperial palace, saying that the emperor would quickly return home from traveling and military campaigns. On the territory of the Forbidden City itself, the same Huabiao columns are installed, but the animals of Hou sit facing the exit from the palace, also symbolically reminding the emperor not to forget about his people.

After many centuries, the columns of Huabiao began to be used as decorative elements that harmoniously complement the Chinese architecture of palace ensembles and main historical buildings.

Address: pl. Tiananmen

  1.  Sculpture "The Invasion of the Wolves" in Beijing

Sculpture "Invasion of the Wolves" is located in the northeastern part of Beijing, on the territory of Art Zone 798. Art Zone 798 is named for the factory, which was built here in the 50s of the last century and is one of the new attractions of Beijing's city culture.

This is an interesting and unusual sculpture, made of cast iron, the theme of which is the world of wild animals. The sculptural composition depicts a pack of wolves, which literally attack a person standing on a pedestal. The author of the project was a Chinese sculptor and architect Liu Ruowan.

The sculptural composition creates the so-called "presence effect", wolves stand on the ground and are made in their natural growth. You can walk between them and feel like a member of the composition.

Address: 798 Lu, Chao Yang Qu

  1.  The grave of the Italian Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci in Beijing

The grave of Matteo Ricci is dedicated to the Italian Jesuit missionary who worked in China for 27 years. It has the shape of a small hill. The inscription on the grave: "1610, pioneer of Christian missionary work." The inscription is duplicated in Latin and Chinese.

He struck the emperor with his scholarship, so he was a mathematician at the court. Now in China there is his grave, which can be visited, having previously agreed with the guide through the office of the Catholic Patriotic Association.

Ricci died in Beijing in 1610 at the age of 58. According to the Ming Dynasty Code, all foreigners who died in China should be buried in Macau. The Jesuits specifically asked the court for a plot in Beijing for the burial of Ricci.

Address: South of Chegongzhuang Main Street, Xicheng District

  1.  Sculpture "At the Shoe-shop" in Beijing

The sculpture "At the Shoe-shop" is located in Beijing, on one of the central streets of the capital of the People's Republic of China. This is a very interesting sculpture, creating the so-called "presence effect".

It depicts several kids who got into a shoe store; one of them measures an adult shoe of a very large size. The sculptural composition is made of bronze without a pedestal; the figures of children are quite natural size.

It is because of this that the impression is made that the children are real, they are about to run away to play somewhere, leaving behind only scattered adult shoes. In addition to this sculpture, there are many interesting sights in Beijing. Those nearby are palaces and temples, the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, the Lugouqiao Bridge, the Geological Museum and others.

Address: WangFuJing, Dong Cheng Qu

  1.  Sculptures of lions on Tiananmen Square in Beijing

Sculptures of lions in the northern part of Tiananmen Square in Beijing are guarded by the Gate of Heavenly Peace, which gave the name to the square itself. The gate was erected in 1651 along with the wall of the Forbidden City, which was later reconstructed. It was here that the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties read out their decrees. Today, lions have a new owner, Mao, and his portrait hangs at the main entrance to the Forbidden City.

For the Chinese rulers, lions were the personification of courage and nobility. In the Forbidden City, there are six pairs of lions, protecting the emperors' dwelling from evil spirits. Historical events flashed before the eyes of the stone lions of Tiananmen like a kaleidoscope. In October 1949, Mao Zedong announced the founding of the People’s Republic of China from the podium of the gate. There were lions and silent witnesses to the shooting of students in 1989. Today, ubiquitous tourists are photographed next to them.

Attentive travelers notice a ball in the paws of Leo's father. But the mighty animal keep itself aloof from cat games, this ball symbolizes wealth and world domination. At the lioness, under the left paw, there is a small lion cub, personifying the continuity of the imperial dynasty.

Address: Tiananmen Square, Dongcheng

  1.  Marble Boat in Beijing

The marble boat is a lake pavilion of the Summer Palace in Beijing, 36 meters high. It was built in 1755 by Emperor Qianlong in the form of a floating structure. The design is made of stone, with the traditional Chinese superstructure of wood. The deck of the boat is lined with colored tiles, and the windows are covered with a mosaic of colored glass. During the rains, the waters flow into four columns, hollow inside, and then, through the mouths of dragons, fall into the lakes. Empress Cixi used the boat as a house for tea drinking. To enjoy the scenery during the meal, mirrors were installed on the decks.

During the Second Opium War, the boat was destroyed and rebuilt 33 years later. Innovation steel mirrors with decorative wheels that mimic the ship. In the East of the boat stretched another attraction - the Long Corridor.

The construction of the Marble Rook also had a hidden political meaning. Zhang Heng wrote: "The waters that carry the boat can absorb it." In these words, he revealed the relationship between the emperor and the people, thereby saying that the emperor must love his people, otherwise they, by virtue of their power, will overthrow the emperor.

Address: Haidian

  1.  Zhenyanmen Tower in Beijing

Zhenyanmen tower occupies the southern part of the central square of Beijing. It was built in 1419, as an important component of the whole complex of defensive structures, which is called the Front Gate.

Zhenyangmen served as a fortification of the main wall of the city, which protected the emperor's residence from the territory where ordinary residents of the Chinese capital lived. Also through it the corridor passed, which led to the imperial possessions. They were used by representatives of the royal dynasty when they left the palace and went to the Temple of Heaven - the holy place where they prayed and offered sacrifices.

During the reign of the Ming Dynasty, the Front Gate, and the Zhenyanmen Tower were often subjected to serious attacks, after which it was rebuilt several times. To this day, they managed to preserve the construction of the tower, which in 1988 was taken under the protection of the state as the cultural heritage of China. Now the building of the tower works as a museum, in which the dioramas of the ancient city are represented.

Address: Wai Dong Jie, Xi Cheng Qu

  1.  Beijing TV Tower

Beijing TV Tower, the tallest structure of the city, is considered one of the highest TV towers in the world. The height of the tower with the antenna reaches 405 meters. The TV tower was built by the Ministry of Radio and Television of China in 1992, now there is China Central Television.

At an altitude of 238 meters, there is an observation deck and a rotating restaurant, which can be reached by high-speed elevator. Sports races to the tower are held annually in 1484 steps to the observation deck. The most prominent part of the structure is, of course, the spherical parts of the tower at a height of 221 and 238 meters, painted in yellow and blue. The foot of the Beijing Tower, decorated with China's traditional gold sculptures of dragons.

At night, the Beijing TV Tower is effectively illuminated, and the whole structure can simultaneously become completely yellow, blue, and green. This is a very beautiful sight.

Address: Zhongyang Dianshita

  1.  Section of the Great Wall of China Mutyanyuy in Beijing

The section of the Great Wall of China Mutyanyu is located in the city of Beijing, China. It's no secret that in Beijing there are several sections of the Great Wall of China, which are open for tourists. The closest to the city, and therefore the most popular site, which by the way was the first to be open to tourists, is Badalin.

But no less interesting and beautiful is the section of the wall called Mutyanyu. It is located 90 kilometers northeast of Beijing, and is open to tourists daily from 7:30 to 18:00.

Address: Huairou, Mutianyu Great Wall

  1.  Jianlou Tower in Beijing

Jianlou Tower or as it is also called the “Archers Tower” is one of the main fortress buildings located in the center of Beijing, on the central Tiananmen Square. The building was erected in 1439, when the state was ruled by the Ming dynasty led by the emperor Genton.

The magnificent structure was a fortress for Chinese soldiers, and from which defensive actions could also be carried out. For this there were about a hundred small windows that were used by archers for firing. In addition to the defensive function, the walls of the tower served as a place to live for the soldiers, as well as their ammunition. In a separate part of the fortress, the emperor conducted official receptions.

To this day, the fortress has been closed several times for reconstruction and has been complemented by modern architectural elements. For the first visitors, the doors of the tower of the fortress, as one of the main attractions of Beijing, opened on January 21, 1990. Now there is a museum on its territory, which tells the guests the history of this building.

Address: 12 Fen Zhou Hu Tong, Xi Cheng Qu

  1.  Arch of Honor in Beijing

The arch of honor in Beijing is located in the northern part of Qianmen Dajie Street. The arch adorns the beginning of the street and is Beijing’s largest wooden arch. The length of Qianmen Dajie Street is only one kilometer, and in the old days the emperors passed under the Arch of Honor when they went from the Forbidden City to the Temple of Heaven.

This colorful arch is made of wood and decorated with carvings, painted in bright colors. The inscription in the center of the arch is painted in gold color. Arch posts are decorated with sculptures of lions, painted white. Lions guard the tranquility of the inhabitants of the Middle Kingdom. The arch of honor is also called the gateway doorway, and bright drawings give it solemnity.

Address: 7 Cha Er Hu Tong, Xi Cheng Qu

  1.  Rubber Duck on Lake Kunming in Iheyuan Park in Beijing

The rubber duck from the Dutch author Florentin Hoffman is an amazing piece of art. This miracle of rubber the size of a five-story building has already traveled literally half the world. Ше pleased kids and adults in 13 cities from 10 countries.

The construction was invented by Hofman in 2007. So he wanted to awaken in the hearts of people fond memories from childhood, as well as to reconcile representatives of different times and religious communities.

During the duckling world tour, it was decided to create for it a permanent "stall" in the capital of the Asian state of China, the city of Beijing. Today, the giant duckling is resting on the picturesque lake of Kunming in Beijing, close to Iheyuan Park.

Address: Kunming Lake

  1.  A copy of the Alexandria Lighthouse in World Park in Beijing

A copy of the Alexandria Lighthouse is located in the World Park of Beijing, China. The World Park, which is also called the Miniature Park or the World in miniature, is one of the most interesting and most visited places in Beijing for tourists, for which you can spend a day exploring.

Alexandria Lighthouse was built in the III century BC, on the island of Pharos and was recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. In Beijing World Park today there is a small copy of it. The lighthouse here is presented in its original form with a stone fence and an information sign.

Address: World Park

  1.  A copy of the Trojan Horse in Peace Park in Beijing

A copy of the Trojan horse is located in the World Park of Beijing, China. The World Park, which is also called the Miniature Park or the World in miniature, is one of the most interesting and most visited places in Beijing for tourists, for which you can spend a day exploring.

In ancient Greek mythology, the Trojan horse is presented in the form of a huge wooden horse, the construction of which affected the last episode of the Trojan War. The wooden Trojan horse installed in the park has a huge scale, it is built from boards, and wheels are fixed on its legs.

Address: World Park

  1.  Tourist tram line on Qianmen Street in Beijing

To recreate the atmosphere of old Beijing, a traditional tramway line with a length of 840 meters was built on the traditional pedestrian Qianmen Street. Two old trams carry tourists from the northern part of the street to the south and back. When the tram is approaching, the bell can be heard first, then a man in the uniform accelerates the crowd on the tracks, and finally the tram itself appears.

One-way ticket price is 20 yuan. You can ride the old tram from nine in the morning to eight in the evening; the intervals are 35 - 45 minutes.

  1.  Alley of stone animals and statues of the Minsk Tombs in Beijing

The alley of stone animals and statues of the Minsk Tombs stretches 300 meters across the complex of the mausoleums of the thirteen emperors of the Ming Chinese dynasty near the capital of China - Beijing. The alley begins at the Plate Storage, built in 1453, and ends at one of the tombs.

At the beginning of the alley there are two columns, decorated with images of clouds. In the alley you can see the sculptures of lions, who knew how to determine the truth and lies, the mythical creatures of the Cilins - Chinese unicorns, who expelled evil spirits, sculptures of a camel, a horse, statues of warlords, ministers and officials - only 12 stone sculptures. All the sculptures of the alley were created in the 15th century in the relief style of stone carving typical of the Ming era.

Address: Chang Ping Qu

  1.  A copy of the Shwedagon stupa in Peking World Park

98-meter gilded stupa in Yangon (Myanmar -Birma). The most revered pagoda in Burma. The name comes from "Shwe" (Burm. Gold) and "Dagon" - the ancient name of Yangon. A copy of the Pagoda in Beijing World Park is made on a scale of 1:10.

Address: World Park

  1.  A copy of the Ishtar Gate in Beijing World Park

The Ishtar Gate is the eighth gate of the inner city of Babylon. It was built in 575 BC by order of the king Nebuchadnezzar in the northern part of the city. It was named in honor of Ishtar, the goddess of war, fertility and carnal love.

The gates were excavated by the German expedition, transported to the Pergamon museum and reconstructed.

The copy in the World Park in Beijing is made on a scale of 1: 8.

Address: World Park

  1.  Layout of Manhattan in Beijing World Park

The layout of Manhattan (more precisely, the New York Financial District of Lower Manhattan (Financial District, FiDi) in Beijing World Park is 1:25 (the largest reduction scale in the park). Wall Street buildings and surroundings: Federal Reserve Bank, New York Stock Exchange, Trump Building, Battery Park City, the now-defunct World Trade Center Towers.

Address: World Park

  1.  Sculpture composition "Street Barber" in Beijing

It is one of the sculptural compositions of the Wangfujing shopping street, showing the everyday scenes of the street life of old Beijing. It is located in front of the entrance to the shopping center Forever 21.

Address: Dongcheng, Wangfujing St, 138

  1.  Sculptural composition "The Leader and the Pioneers" in Beijing

The bronze composition is set on the eastern shore of the North Lake of Beihai Park. Sculptural group depicting the happy childhood of Chinese pioneers.

Address: Beihai Park

  1.  Iron gun of the Great Wall of China in Beijing

Iron gun 89 cm long with diameters: inner 9 and outer 20 centimeters, respectively. 10 cm iron hoops are installed at intervals of 15 centimeters. In the barrel could lay up to 2 kg of explosives. The gun is set at an angle of 30 degrees upwards and has a radius of fire of 150 meters.

An interesting fact is that many guns on the unrepaired sections of the Wall are installed on the south side and directed towards China.

Address: Great Wall of China

  1.  Millstone in the village of Mutyanyu in Beijing

Left as a monument. Located on the right side of the road to the Great Wall of China after a set of signs, sculptural groups and flagpoles.

Such millstones are scattered throughout the village of Mutianyu and the neighboring Beijou Beigou.

Electric cars replaced millstones in factories all over China, but they are still quite often seen in villages. Traditionally, the millstone consists of a flat frame and a set of concrete cylinders. To move the cylinder, a donkey was used, which always wore a blinker to prevent dizziness after hours of walking in a circle.

Address: Great Wall of China

  1.  Sculpture of dancing Shiva in the World Park in Beijing

Hindu God Shiva is the most ancient deity on Earth. He is patron of all yogis. The most famous image among the Europeans of the god Shiva is the dancing Shiva, Shiva Nataraja - the Lord of dance. It is believed that in the dance Shiva regulates the order in the universe and, when he stops, the world covers chaos.

Address: World Park

  1.  Memorial sign "Loyalty to Chairman Mao" in Beijing

Five Chinese characters ō 毛主席 (Zhōngyú máo zhǔxí), translated as "Loyalty to Chairman Mao" are located in the western part of the area Mutyanyuy Great Wall of China.

They were decorated in 1968 at the height of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) by concreting on the mountain. At the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century, for about 20 years, the surrounding trees slowly absorbed the inscription, hiding it completely. On a bright and lovely morning of 2009, the inscription was updated, under the direction of Mayor Wang Quan.

Chairman Mao, the founder of the People’s Republic of China, once said: “You’re not a real Chinese if you don’t climb the China Wall.”

Address: Great Wall of China

  1.  A copy of the Borobudur temple complex in the World Park in Beijing

Borobudur temple complex on the island of Java.

Borobudur (indon. Borobudur) is a Buddhist stupa and the associated temple complex of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. Borobodur is located on the island of Java in Indonesia. Borobudur was built between 750 and 850 by the rulers of the state of Mataram from the Silendra dynasty.

Address: World Park

  1.  A copy of the Dome of the Rock mosque in World Park in Beijing

The Dome of the Rock is an Islamic sanctuary above the foundation stone on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, next to the world's oldest mosque, Al-Aqsa. It is one of the first monuments of Islamic architecture.

Address: World Park

  1.  Italian terraced garden in World Park in Beijing

Italian terraced garden refers to the regular type of gardens - it is a holistic, independent artistic phenomenon.

It appeared at the turn of the XIV-XV centuries. Strictly geometrically planned gardens were located on terraced slopes. The terraces, fortified with retaining walls, were faced with stone; the walls were filled with niches, sculpture, grottoes, complemented by balustrades. Transitions between the terraces were carried out with the help of richly decorated staircases and ramps (inclined access roads). The role of the composite center of the garden was played by water devices: fountains, cascades, pools. Water pumped up through the pipes was directed from the upper parts of the slopes to various points of the garden.

In the Beijing World Park, the Italian terraced garden was recreated on a scale of 1: 1.

  1.  A copy of the pyramid El Tahin in the World Park in Beijing

The sanctuary of El-Tahin (“Place of Thunder”) in the north-west of the Mexican state of Velacrus belongs to Totonaic culture, created in the V century, dedicated to Tahin, the rain god. The greatest monument to El-Takhin, the “Pyramid of Niches”, consists of seven tiers of ledges, forming hundreds of deep niches decorated with ornaments and relief images of snakes.

The structure, reaching 18 meters in height, is made up of limestone blocks, lined with hewn stone. In antiquity, stone surfaces were painted red with black patches; in the niches stood idols. The pyramid square in plan is oriented to the cardinal points, and 364 steps lead to its top (by the number of days per year). The platform, crowning the structure, indicates the last - the 365th day of the year.

The place where the Indians of Veracruz made human sacrifices, wanting to appease the god of rain. In Beijing World Park, a copy of the pyramid is made on a scale of 1: 3.

Address: World Park

  1.  Stones of Seven Stars in Beijing

The stones of the Seven Stars (Tsisinshi) are boulders in a green glade southeast of the Temple of Prayer for Harvest (the "Temple of Heaven" area). They are carved in the form of mountains and clouds.

It is believed that these stones fell from the sky, that is, it is meteorites. There is a version that the stones were set in honor of the seven peaks of Mount Taishan, where the ceremonies of Heaven worship were held before. The most plausible version: during the reign of Emperor Jiacin during the restructuring of the Great Hall of Sacrificial Rituals (Dasinyan) in the southeast of the hall, a void was formed, which could lead to a violation of the stability of the imperial power and prosperity of the state, and threaten the longevity of the emperor.

In the title the number seven, in fact, eight stones. The eighth boulder appeared after the capture of China by the Manchus on the orders of Emperor Qianlong, to show that the Manchus are one of the peoples of China. Although there were eight stones, the name remained old.

Address: Temple of Heaven

  1.  A copy of the Moscow Kremlin in Beijing

In the capital of China, there is a Moscow Kremlin: the city authorities erected a copy of Moscow sights, in which local government offices are located. The luxurious complex, whose golden domes, white walls and magnificent towers resemble the Assumption Cathedral in the Kremlin, stands against a rather poor background: factories and factory chimneys.

The cost of buildings, where the local offices of meteorology, seismology, water and soil research range in the region is from 1.5 to 3.5 million dollars. The complex was built in the predominantly rural western suburb of Beijing - Mentugu, which means "moat in front of the gate".

Address: World Park

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