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Hebei Destination Guide

Explore Hebei in China.

Hebei in the region of Beijing is a town in China - some 25 mi (or 40 km) West of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Hebei is now 04:56 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Shanghai" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zhoukoudian, Zhaobei, Yanshan, Wanghu, Tuoli or Chifeng. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yang'eryu, Wanfotang, Nanxinfang, Nanguan, Kou'ercun and Chenjiafen. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

CHINA - Part 1: Beijing Xian

10:01 min ( August 02, 2008 by Greg Knudsen)
Views: 2,331 - Rating: 5/5

Photos by Greg Knudsen - April 2008. Beijing (Tiananmen Sq., Forbidden City, Great Wall, Lama Temple, Summer Palace, opera school, Temple of Heaven) and Xian (Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Terracotta Warrior...

Beijing Opera

05:59 min ( April 02, 2008 by nikkoB2)
Views: 1,347 - Rating: 3/5

Chinese opera in little theatre


Beijing Temples: Tanzhesi and Jietaisi

06:41 min ( March 05, 2010 by Sabine Hartmann)
Views: 90 - Rating: 0/5

Ca 60 Km west of Beijing Downtown are 2 very old Temples. "first there has been Tanzhe Temple and later Beijing". Tanzhe + Jietai are older than this big City; some Trees you can see have been planted...

Spring Festival in Tuan Li (Beijing) Chi...

03:00 min ( January 22, 2008 by bobmace1)
Views: 173 - Rating: 0/5

Just some of the scenes from the town I live in, Tuan Li, a little town on the east side of Beijing


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Interesting facts about this location

Fangshan District

Fangshan District is situated in the southwest of Beijing, 38 km away from the downtown Beijing. It has an area of 2,019 square kilometres and a population of 814,367 (2000 Census). The district consists of 8 subdistricts of the city of Fangshan, 14 towns, and 6 townships.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.82, 115.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Beijing, Fangshan District

Peking Man

Peking Man, Homo erectus pekinensis, is an example of Homo erectus. A group of fossil specimens was discovered in 1923–27 during excavations at Zhoukoudian (Chou K'ou-tien) near Beijing (written "Peking" before the adoption of the Pinyin romanization system), China. More recently, the finds have been dated from roughly 750,000 years ago, and a new Al/Be dating suggests they are in the range of 680,000–780,000 years old.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.82, 115.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeology of China, Early species of Homo, Fossil taxa described in 1927, History of Beijing, Hominin fossils, Lost specimens, Mammals of China, Pleistocene, Prehistoric China, Prehistoric mammals of Asia

Tanzhe Temple

The Tanzhe Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in the Western Hills, a mountainous area in western Beijing. It is one of the most well-known temples in Beijing. At one time, it was one of the most important temples in the nation. The temple is located near China National Highway 108 in the Mentougou District of Beijing. Built in the Jin Dynasty (265–420), it has an age of around 1,700 years.

More reading: Tanzhe Temple homepage
Located at 39.82, 115.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:3rd-century establishments, Buddhist temples in Beijing, Chinese architectural history, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing

Zhoukoudian

Zhoukoudian or Choukoutien is a cave system in Beijing, China. It has yielded many archaeological discoveries, including one of the first specimens of Homo erectus, dubbed Peking Man, and a fine assemblage of bones of the gigantic hyena Pachycrocuta brevirostris. Peking Man lived in this cave approximately 750,000 to 200,000 years ago. The Peking Man Site was discovered by Johan Gunnar Andersson in 1921 and was first excavated by Otto Zdansky in 1921 and 1923 unearthing two human teeth.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.82, 115.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological museums in China, Caves of Beijing, Fangshan District, Geography of Beijing, Limestone caves, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing, Museums in Beijing, Paleoanthropological sites, Paleolithic sites in China, Paleontological sites of Asia, Visitor attractions in Beijing, World Heritage Sites in China

Mentougou District

Mentougou District is a district in western Beijing. Spanning 1,321 square kilometres, with 266,591 inhabitants (2000 Census), it is subdivided into 4 subdistricts of the city proper of Beijing and 9 towns (1 of which is a suburb of the city proper of Beijing). It lies in the Western Hills of Beijing and is mountainous in terrain. In fact, the mountainous terrain—including a hundred or more peaks—occupy a stunning 93% of the entire area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.82, 115.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Beijing, Mentougou District