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This is enormous!
It is the worthy entrance to the Forbidden City. It is very fitting to be the entrance gate to one of the wonders of the world.
There is a picture of Chinas modern hero, Chairman Mao, who was the leader of the...More
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For Chinese a must to visit/see and so is the rest of us going through endless control barriers, tours criss crossing and to be run over by the hordes is easier then by a car....sorry but this is the truth.
Such a worthwhile site in Beijing. Interesting how the Chinese judge someone's "rank" by how many dragon heads they have on their buildings. They also like to put in 5, 7 or 9 dragon heads, rather than 1, 3, or 5. An emperor or high-ranking...More
Tian'anmen Square was much larger than I expected (and had fewer tourists which was a nice surprise). The Gate of Heavenly Peace was well-kept and lovely. You really need to hire a guide as much of the history and culture would not be caught without...More