Hightlights of 2017 GWCR
Hightlights of 2017 GWCR
  • YanQi Island
  • Great Wall by the Lake Side
Great Wall by the Lake Side is the only part of the Great Wall that is in the water. It is a tourist attraction with mountain, lake, the Great Wall and ancient plants all together. 
  • The Bird’s Nest Stadium
The National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) is the main stadium of 29th Summer Olympic Games. It is located in the center of Beijing Olympic Park, covering 25,8000 square meters which can hold 91,000 audiences. 
  • The Forbidden City​
The Forbidden City is the royal palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in China. It was built in 1406 and completed in 1420 and shows the essence of ancient Chinese palace architecture. The Forbidden City covers an area of 720,000 square meters, with more than 70 palaces and over 9,000 houses. It is one of the world's largest and most complete preservation of the ancient structure of wooden structures.
  • Gubei T​own
Gubei Town is located at the foot of Simatai Great Wall. Gubei Kou was famous for its majesty and danger, which made it an excellent military position in the history that had attracted many literati.
  • Miyun Reserv​oir
Built in September, 1960, Miyun Reservoir is the largest artificial lake in Asia with an area of 180 square kilometers and circumference of 200km. Miyun is the famous land of fish, abounding with wild fish.   
  • The Ming Tomb​
Located at the southern Tianshou Mountain, the Ming Tomb is an architectural complex of 13 emperors’ mausoleums from Ming Dynasty. The area is well protected with fantastic views and full of cultural relics.
  • Yongning Town​
Yongning Ancient Town is 18km from Yanqing Town which has built since Tang Dynasty. The ancient houses of Ming and Qing Dynasty are well protected. 
  • Longqing Valley​
Longqing Valley was known from Ming Dynasty. The great dam of Longqing Valley Reservoir has a width of 40-50 meters between two mountains. The dam looks like a huge white lock that holds the water in between.
  • Petrified ​Wood National Geographic Park
Petrified Wood of Yanqing Town was formed in the Jurassic volcanic basin 14 thousand million years ago. It is the largest scale of petrified wood that are buried in situ, output in situ and displayed in situ in North China. Petrified wood is precious material for research of geographic, ancient plant and paleontology. 

  • Mutianyu Great Wall​
Mutianyu Great Wall was built in 1368, with Gubeikou on the east and Juyongguan on the west. As an important military position of Beijing since ancient time, it has great historical and cultural value. It is said to be the most beautiful part of the Great Wall and the most magnificent part of the Ming Dynasty Great Wall.

  • Beijing opera​