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Wangpingcun in the region of Beijing is a town in China - some 23 mi (or 36 km) West of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Wangpingcun is now 02:39 PM (Thursday). 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, Xiaohongmen, Tianjin, Taiyuan, Shimenying or Chifeng. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Xiaweidian, Wangpingcun, Tanzhesi, Shangweidian, Seshufen and Yanchi. 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)
Views: 265 - Rating: 5/5

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)
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...


DF4C 0013 with K43 near Luopoling

01:18 min ( December 05, 2007 by qj7205)
Views: 990 - Rating: 5/5

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 ...

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

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 39.97, 115.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:3rd-century establishments, Buddhist temples in Beijing, Chinese architectural history, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing

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 39.97, 115.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Beijing, Mentougou District

Temple of Azure Clouds

The Temple of Azure Clouds, is a Buddhist temple located in the eastern part of the Western Hills, just outside the north gate of Fragrant Hills Park (Xiangshan Gongyuan), in the Haidian District, a northwestern suburb of Beijing, China, approximately 20 km from the city center. It was built in the 14th century (possibly in 1331), during the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368) and was expanded in 1748.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.97, 115.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:14th-century architecture, Buddhist temples in Beijing, Haidian District, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing

Badachu

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 39.97, 115.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in Beijing, Parks and gardens in Beijing

Fragrant Hills

Fragrant Hills Park is an imperial garden at the foot of the Western Mountains in the Haidian District, in the northwestern part of Beijing, China. Also known as Jingyi Palace or Jingyiyuan(靜宜園). It covers 1.6 km² and consists of a natural pine-cypress forest, hills with maple trees, smoke trees and persimmon trees, as well as landscaped areas with traditional architecture and cultural relics.

More reading: Fragrant Hills homepage
Located at 39.97, 115.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Haidian District, Parks and gardens in Beijing