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Beijing Forbidden City

The Beijing Forbidden City was the imperial palaces of the Ming and Qing dynasties, known as the Palace Museum. From the Ming Zhudi Emperor (1406)to the Qing Quyi Emperor, (1924) there are 24 Emperors lived in the Forbidden City. 32 more words

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China's Five-starred Red Flag

The flag of the People’s Republic of China is a red field charged in the canton (upper corner nearest the flagpole) with five golden stars. The design features one large star, with four smaller stars in a semicircle set off towards the fly (the side farthest from the flag pole). 48 more words

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Jinan Baotu Spring

Since September 6, 2003, “the world’s first Spring” – Jinan Baotu Spring has continued spewing 11 years.

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Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven is located in southern Beijing. It is included in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1998. Covering an area of 2.7 million square meters, it is the largest of its kind in China. 24 more words

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Forbidden City

Forbidden City, as the palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties, is located in the center of Beijing city; there are 24 emperors in the reign power there successively. 45 more words

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Silk Road

The Land Silk Road is the most well-known trading route of ancient Chinese civilization. It is the popular name given to the system of caravan trade routes that lasted for many centuries and linked Eastern and Western civilization between the Ancient and Middle Ages. 26 more words

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Chinese Stone Lions

Lion is a special animal to Chinese people. A pair of stone lions, a male and a female, can often be seen in front of the gates of traditional buildings. 139 more words

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