22 September 2010

Old Beijing

This post will focus on the older parts of the Chinese capital.
Starting with the Hutong where we are staying while here -

A couple of snaps of the Cow street mosque - built in the language of the traditional Chinese architecture
The temple of Heaven
The Drum tower
The Beijing Clock tower
The square between the Drum and Clock tower
A few photos from the huge Summer Palace and Gardens
A view of the Jingshan Park from the forbidden city
Entering the Forbidden city
A few photos from inside the amazing Forbidden city
Exiting the Forbidden city in Tian'anmen square
The Tian'anmen square by night
The super long line outside the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall
And last but not the least the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall itself..
Guarding the Chairman Mao

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