Explore Huangsongyu in China
Huangsongyu in the region of Beijing is a town in China - some 50 mi or ( 81 km ) North-East of Beijing , the country's capital city .
Current time in Huangsongyu is now 06:15 AM (Wednesday) . 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, Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Jinan, and Beijing. 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 Huangsongyu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Women weaving sweaters
A look around in a very small weaving factory. It was a hot day, so I just strolled in to get a look, have a little chat and get out of the sun. Notice the dog making sure I don't get too close. I oft ..
Entering a long and very dark tunnel
This tunnel was at the top of some high mountains. There was not lighting at all, and I only had a three LED lightweight headlamp. I had to hold it close to the ground to see anything. Just as I was a ..
November Coloured Mountains close to Pinggu, China
Only some few rides are possible until winter is here. We always try to ride all wintertime. These rides are not spectacular, from our side of view, but they are a precious memory about our life in Ch ..
Taking a breather together with locals
It was a very hot day, and these friendly people had a spot high up with a cooling breeze. I was completely out of water too, so they let me drink as much as I wanted of theirs. It was the first time ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Huangyaguan or Huangya Pass is a small section of the Great Wall of China located in the north of Ji County, Tianjin municipality, approximately 78 miles north of urban Tianjin city. The site lies on a steep and abrupt mountain ridge. Huangyaguan was originally built over 1400 years ago in the Northern Qi Dynasty and reinforced with brick walls in the Ming Dynasty. In 1984, major repair work has been performed on over 3 kilometres of the wall including on 20 water towers and 1 water pass.
Located at 40.23 117.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Pinggu District, formerly Pinggu County (平谷县), lies at the extreme eastern end of Beijing Municipality, and borders Tianjin's Ji County. It has an area of 950 square kilometres and a population of 396,701 (2000 Census). The district is subdivided into 2 subdistricts of the city of Pinggu, 14 towns, and 2 townships.
Located at 40.14 117.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
USS Monocacy incident
The USS Monocacy incident was an attack on the American gunboat Monocacy in January 1918 by Chinese soldiers along the Yangtze River. It was one of many incidents at the time involving armed Chinese firing on foreign vessels.
Located at 40.36 117.43 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
The Dule Temple is a Buddhist temple located in the town of Jixian, in Ji County, under the administration of the city of Tianjin, China. The temple is of historical as well as architectural significance. Its oldest surviving buildings are two timber-frame structures, the front gate and the central hall (pavilion) that houses a colossal clay statue of the goddess Guanyin. Both structures date back to the Liao Dynasty and are among the oldest surviving wooden buildings in China.
Located at 40.04 117.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
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