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Chawu Destination Guide

Explore Chawu in China

Chawu in the region of Beijing is a town in China - some 27 mi or ( 43 km ) North of Beijing , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Chawu

Current time in Chawu is now 09:38 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Xinzhou, Tianjin, Taiyuan, Shijiazhuang, and Jinan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Xinzhou . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Chawu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Beijing Traffic

7:48 min by hoperp1951
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Part of a coach trip in Beijing, China October 2011. Sitting behind the driver, watching the traffic and driving standards (or lack of them). To western driving standards, junctions are a nightmare co ..

Great Wall Mutianyu Mountain Slide

3:27 min by Ray Cunningham
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A ride down the slide. The 1.5 km slide was a load of fun after a hike on the Great Wall of China. ..

Mutianyu Great wall Tour 1

2:19 min by BeijingImpression
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Considered as the most beautiful section in Beijing, highly recommended. Here's the link for Great Wall tours: ..

La Cité Interdite de Pékin

2:31 min by Papetyves
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Voyage en Chine ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Huairou District

Huairou District is situated in northern Beijing. Huairou District, covering an area of 2,557.3 square kilometres, is divided into 2 subdistricts of the city of Huairou, 12 towns and 2 ethnic rural townships with a population of 296,002 (2000 Census). It is 50 kilometers from the city center (about a 1½ to 2 hour drive); 90 percent of it is mountainous area. Its major agricultural products are chestnuts, walnuts, hawthorns, sweet pears, and apricots.

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Located at 40.31 116.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Districts of Beijing, Huairou District

Hongluo Temple

The Hongluo Temple is one of the largest and most extensive Buddhist temples located in northern Beijing. It was first established during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), however it was rebuilt many times later, notably during the Ming Dynasty. The temple is located at the southern foot of the Hongluo Mountain, and covers an area of 7 hectares (17 acres). Its name, Hongluo Temple is also translated as Red Shells Temple.

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Located at 40.38 116.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Beijing

Qincheng Prison

Qincheng Prison is a maximum-security prison located in the Changping District, Beijing in the People's Republic of China, near Xiaotangshan. The prison was built in 1958 with aid from the Soviet Union and it is the only prison belonging to the Ministry of Public Security. The Ministry of Justice operates other prisons. The majority of inmates are political prisoners, among them participants in the Chinese democracy movement and Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.

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Located at 40.24 116.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Changping District, Cultural Revolution, Prisons in Beijing

Gaoliying, Beijing

Gaoliying in Beijing is a small town just north of the Northern 6th Ring Road. At present (as of July 2004), it is also the northernmost extremity of the Jingcheng Expressway, a six-lane expressway linking central Beijing via Huairou District and Miyun County to Chengde in Hebei province. Gaoliying is in Shunyi District.

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Located at 40.15 116.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Neighbourhoods of Beijing, Shunyi District

Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park

The Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park was built for the rowing, canoeing and 10 km open-water swimming events in the 2008 Summer Olympics. It is located in Mapo Village in the Shunyi District in Beijing. The first competitions at the venue were held in August 2007, a year ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games for which it was built.

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Located at 40.17 116.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 2008 Summer Olympic venues, Artificial whitewater courses, Olympic canoeing venues, Olympic rowing venues, Olympic swimming venues, Rowing venues, Sports venues in Beijing