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Shangyuan Destination Guide

Explore Shangyuan in China

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

Interactive map of Shangyuan

Current time in Shangyuan is now 05:31 PM (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: 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 Shangyuan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Yiquan - Chinese martial art - Trailer by Imagin' Arts

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Great Wall of China

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The Great Wall of China just outside of Beijing. For more Travel pics, video and info visit ..

Great Wall of China - Slide

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Here is one of the best ways to get down off the Great Wall of China. ..

Badaling Great Wall

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The Great Wall at Badaling is situated in Yanqing County, about 70 kilometers north of Beijing.It is the best preserved and the most popular section of the Great Wall. Travel with China Highlights, to ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 3 km away
Tags: Changping District, Cultural Revolution, Prisons in Beijing

Ju Jun

Ju Jun (橘郡), also known as Orange County, China refers to a $60 million, 143-unit housing development situated about one hour north of Beijing, China, consisting entirely of expensive American-style townhouses and tract homes, decorated and furnished with American products. The Chinese developer Zhang Bo built the community to anticipate the 2008 Olympics to be held in Beijing. All 143 units were sold within a month of going on sale, in a phenomenon the Beijing media called "The Orange Storm.

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Located at 40.15 116.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Districts of Beijing

Château de Maisons

The Château de Maisons (now Château de Maisons-Laffitte), designed by François Mansart from 1630 to 1651, is a prime example of French baroque architecture and a reference point in the history of French architecture. The château is located in Maisons-Laffitte, a northwestern suburb of Paris, in the department of Yvelines, Île-de-France.

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Located at 40.13 116.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 1640s architecture, Châteaux in Yvelines, Historic house museums in Île-de-France, Museums in Yvelines, Palaces in France

Triathlon at the 2008 Summer Olympics

The Triathlon competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics, in Beijing, were held on Monday, August 18 (women) and Tuesday, August 19 (men), on the Triathlon Venue at the Ming Tomb Reservoir in Shisanling. Each competitor started the event with a 1,500 metres swim course, followed by a 40 kilometres road bicycle race and finished with a 10 kilometres road run. Both leg transitions (swimming—cycling and cycling—running) were performed on a special transition area, under judge's scrutiny.

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Located at 40.25 116.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 2008 Summer Olympics events, 2008 in triathlon, Triathlon at the Summer Olympics

Triathlon Venue, Beijing

The Triathlon Venue — is one of nine temporary venues used for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The venue was used for the Triathlon events at the 2008 Summer Olympics. The Triathlon Venue is located at the Ming Dynasty Tomb Reservoir, in the Changping District of northern Beijing.

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Located at 40.25 116.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 2008 Summer Olympic venues, Changping District, Defunct sports venues in China, Olympic triathlon venues