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Hong Kong's Avenue fo the Stars If you are a Hong Kong movie fan and the likes of Chow Yun-fat, Andy Lau and Jet Li are synonymous with cool to you, then the Hong Kong Avenue of the Stars is a must see tourist attraction. I’m a self confessed Hong Kong movie geek who thinks
Hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu on the Great Wall of China Normally when you visit the Great Wall of China, you are seeing just one section of the wall such as Badaling or Mutianyu. The walk along that section will take a few hours and you’ll have a great time and an excellent experience. Another
The Temple of Heaven was used by Emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties to worship Heaven, offer sacrifices and pray for good harvests and favourable rain. The architecture in the Temple of Heaven is amazing, it’s history enthralling and it’s cultural significance profound. A must see attraction for anyone visiting Beijing. Purpose & Function
The Great Wall of China is one of Beijing’s most popular tourist attractions and one of its most dangerous. Of all the sections of the Great Wall of China near Beijing, the Jiankou section is one of the most spectacular and rewarding sections to visit and the most dangerous. Every year dozens of tourists are
There are at least 5 major sections of the Great Wall near Beijing and each section of the wall is different in character and in the type of tourist it appeals to. For example you have Badaling which is easily accessible, immaculately restored and extremely crowded and then you have sections like Gubiekou that are
The Master of Nets Garden is the smallest of Suzhou’s four classical gardens and regarded as the most attractive. The beauty of this garden is derived from the exquisite balance of shape, arrangement and form with the buildings, pond and rockeries perfectly arranged. The effect is that the garden looks and feels much larger than
Were human sacrifices made at the Temple of Heaven? Probably. I can’t say for sure but history, references and structures in the Temple of Heaven indicate that human sacrifices were made. First a little back ground on the Temple of Heaven. There are three main structures in the Temple of Heaven, the Circular Mound Alter,