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Shijiatun Destination Guide

Delve into Shijiatun in China

Shijiatun in the region of Hebei is located in China - some 38 mi or ( 61 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Shijiatun

Local time in Shijiatun is now 01:44 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Yongle, Xiaoguanying, Tianjin, Taiyuan, and Sujiaqiao. While being here, you might want to check out Yongle . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Shijiatun ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Xiadu was the lower capital of Yan during the Warring States Period. Xiadu may have been the largest city in the world from 400 B.C. to 300 B.C. , with a purported peak population over 300,000. The remains of the city are located in Yixian County, Baoding City, Hebei, China. At 30 km², Xiadu is the largest excavated city from the Warring States Period. Xiadu was surrounded by a moat and rammed earth wall; the base of the city walls measured 40 m at its widest.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.62 116.06 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Ancient Chinese capitals, Archaeological sites in China, Buildings and structures in Hebei, Former populated places in China

Kaishan Temple

Kaishan Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Xincheng village near Gaobeidian, Hebei Province, China. The temple was first founded in the Tang Dynasty, and grew large and important in the subsequent centuries until declining in recent centuries. In the 20th century, the most important hall of the temple, Daxiongbao Hall, dating from 1033 of the Liao Dynasty, was used as both a school and as a granary. In 2002, the hall underwent a restoration that was completed in 2007.

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Located at 39.25 115.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Hebei, Gaobeidian