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Huairou Destination Guide

Explore Huairou in China

Huairou in the region of Beijing is a town in China - some 31 mi or ( 49 km ) North-East of Beijing , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Huairou

Current time in Huairou is now 06:54 PM (Thursday) . 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: Yangquan, Xinzhou, Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, and Jinan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yangquan . We saw 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 Huairou ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

The Great Wall Panorama - Mutianyu

0:51 min by houtexusa
Views: 1369 Rating: 5.00

A view of the Great Wall of China outside Beijing. This portion of the Wall was built during the early Ming Dynasty in the year 1420. ..

the Riding Season is open now !!!

6:17 min by Sabine Hartmann
Views: 1357 Rating: 4.50

Beijing, 08.02.09, blue Sky and warm Weather we could not resist to make our first Tour to the Mountain Area close to Mutianyu Great Wall. (sorry for everytime the "same" Music, but the Copyright Rule ..


Toboggan ride at Mutianyu Great Wall

6:30 min by gyabento
Views: 391 Rating: 5.00

Best part of Mutianyu Great wall trip ! Ticket=40 Yuan ..

Great Wall - Mutianyu - Climb Up

0:34 min by houtexusa
Views: 375 Rating: 5.00

A view of the Great Wall of China outside Beijing as part of my travel party climbs up. This portion of the Wall was built during the early Ming Dynasty in the year 1420. ..


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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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.31 116.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Districts of Beijing, Huairou District

Huairou Reservoir

The Huairou Reservoir is a reservoir about 60km north of Beijing, China. It is the site of the Huairou Solar Observing Station.

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Located at 40.31 116.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Reservoirs in China

Huairou Solar Observing Station

The Huairou Solar Observing Station is a solar observatory in China. It is situated on a north bank of the Huairou Reservoir, about 40km north of Beijing. There are two telescopes. It is operated by the National Astronomical Observatory of China, part of the Chinese Academy of Science.

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Located at 40.32 116.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Astronomical observatories in China, Chinese astronomy, Solar observatories

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 7 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Beijing

Mutianyu

Mutianyu is a section of the Great Wall of China located in Huairou County 70 km northeast of central Beijing. The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is connected with Jiankou in the west and Lianhuachi in the east. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs.

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Located at 40.44 116.56 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Beijing, Great Wall of China, Visitor attractions in Beijing