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Explore Tanzhesi in China.

Tanzhesi in the region of Beijing is a town in China - some 20 mi (or 32 km) West of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Tanzhesi is now 08:16 AM (Saturday). 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: Zhaobei, Xinzhou, Xiaohongmen, Tuoli, Tianjin or Chifeng. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wangpingcun, Tanzhesi, Shimenying, Shangwan, Seshufen and Chengzi. 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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Vacation feeling in Luopoling (HD)

01:44 min ( January 05, 2011 by qj7205)
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The weather in Beijing was very pleasant on October the 13th, so I decided to pay a little visit to the FengSha line which runs trough Mentougou district. I was happy to see that the French 8K's were ...

CHINA - Part 1: Beijing Xian

10:01 min ( August 02, 2008 by Greg Knudsen)
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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...

DF4C 0013 with K43 near Luopoling

01:18 min ( December 05, 2007 by qj7205)
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Dark blue DF4C 0013 (At that time Beijing Bureau Zhangjiakou depot) pulls the "star train" of the Feng-Sha-Line, K43 from Beijing to Lanzhou/Jiayuguan, over the Luopoling bridges... This train is the ...

Beijing Temples: Tanzhesi and Jietaisi

06:41 min ( March 05, 2010 by Sabine Hartmann)
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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...

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Interesting facts about this location

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 39.89, 116.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:3rd-century establishments, Buddhist temples in Beijing, Chinese architectural history, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing


The Badachu, is a complex of monasteries located on the outskirts of urban Beijing, which means "Eight Great Sites" that refers to the eight Buddhist temples and nunneries scattered across the Cuiwei, Pingpo, and Lushi hills in Shijingshan District, at the foot of Beijing's Western Hills.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.89, 116.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in Beijing, Parks and gardens in Beijing

Shifeng Bridge

Shifeng Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge on Beijing's western 5th Ring Road. It is near Wanping, near the Marco Polo Bridge. Nearly 1.4 kilometres in length, it is a trademark bridge of the 5th Ring Road. Under the bridge runs many railways to other parts of China. The bridge is so named because it crosses from Shijingshan District into Fengtai District. Shifeng Bridge is well illuminated at night.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.89, 116.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Bridges in Beijing, Cable-stayed bridges in China, Road bridges in China

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 39.89, 116.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 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

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 39.89, 116.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Beijing, Fangshan District