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Tiankai Destination Guide

Discover Tiankai in China

Tiankai in the region of Beijing is a town located in China - some 33 mi or ( 54 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital .

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Local time in Tiankai is now 06:52 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zhuozhou, Zhaobei, Youzai, Yongle, and Xinzhou. When in this area, you might want to check out Zhuozhou . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Tiankai ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tianyuan Cave

Tianyuan Cave is near Beijing, where Tianyuan man, one of the earliest modern humans, was found.

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Located at 39.66 115.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in China, Caves of Beijing


Zhoukoudian or Choukoutien is a cave system in Beijing, China. It has yielded many archaeological discoveries, including one of the first specimens of Homo erectus, dubbed Peking Man, and a fine assemblage of bones of the gigantic hyena Pachycrocuta brevirostris. Peking Man lived in this cave approximately 750,000 to 200,000 years ago. The Peking Man Site was discovered by Johan Gunnar Andersson in 1921 and was first excavated by Otto Zdansky in 1921 and 1923 unearthing two human teeth.

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Located at 39.69 115.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Archaeological museums in China, Caves of Beijing, Fangshan District, Geography of Beijing, Limestone caves, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing, Museums in Beijing, Paleoanthropological sites, Paleolithic sites in China, Paleontological sites of Asia, Visitor attractions in Beijing, World Heritage Sites in China

Yunju Temple

Yunju Temple is located in Fangshan District, 70 kilometers southwest of Beijing.

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Located at 39.61 115.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Beijing, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing

Peking Man

Peking Man, Homo erectus pekinensis, is an example of Homo erectus. A group of fossil specimens was discovered in 1923–27 during excavations at Zhoukoudian (Chou K'ou-tien) near Beijing (written "Peking" before the adoption of the Pinyin romanization system), China. More recently, the finds have been dated from roughly 750,000 years ago, and a new Al/Be dating suggests they are in the range of 680,000–780,000 years old.

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Located at 39.73 115.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Archaeology of China, Early species of Homo, Fossil taxa described in 1927, History of Beijing, Hominin fossils, Lost specimens, Mammals of China, Pleistocene, Prehistoric China, Prehistoric mammals of Asia

Fangshan District

Fangshan District is situated in the southwest of Beijing, 38 km away from the downtown Beijing. It has an area of 2,019 square kilometres and a population of 814,367 (2000 Census). The district consists of 8 subdistricts of the city of Fangshan, 14 towns, and 6 townships.

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Located at 39.73 115.96 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Districts of Beijing, Fangshan District