7 Unusual Things to Do in Beijing Especially for Return Visitors
As a hot tourism destination in China, Beijing has a lot to see and one trips may only cover some of the most popular and usual attractions. It is necessary to make return trips to visit some unusual and non-touristy sites. This will help you to know the city like an insider. Below are 7 unusual things to do in Beijing especially for return visitors.
Book a Jingshan Park Ticket
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Shijia Hutong Museum & Zhihua Temple
The Zhihua Temple is about 900 meters (990 yards) to the east of the Shijia Hutong Museum. It is one of the most complete wood structure buildings of Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) in Beijing. The roofs of the main buildings are paved with black tiles. Although it has been repaired for many times, the beam frame, bucket arch and color painting still maintain the characteristics of the early Ming Dynasty. There are more than 1,500 collections in the exhibition hall, including Buddha statues, scripture plates, murals and Zhuanlunzang (a revolving Buddhist scripture bookshelf).
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