Dec 10, 2014 at 03:52 PM
In China, the most reputable jade producing area is Hetian in Xinjiang Province. Hetian jade is so hard that it can scratch glass. It has often been found in very huge pieces. An example of this is the huge jade hill on which the grand scene of Yu the Great leading people to control flood is elaborately carved. It was 5,350 kg weight (11,795 pounds) when it was completed. Now this artwork is displayed in the Forbidden City. Serpentine jade, or Xiu yu in Chinese, is mainly from Xiuyan County in Liaoning Province. Made of many different ingredients, it takes on various appearances: white, yellow, light yellow, pink, green, dark green, light green and so on. This type is usually coloured in various shades of green. Usually serpentine jade is semi-transparent or even opaque like wax. Lantian jade is produced in Lantian County, north of Xian in Shaanxi Province. It was also among the most charming ancient jades, for its rigidity made it easier to be carved into decorations and jewelry by our ancestors. The hue is uneven in colors of yellow or light green. Jade Bracelets Nanyang County in Henan Province is famous for its abundant Nanyang jade. The ore district is located on an isolated 200 meter high hill, called Dushan Hill (thus its other name of 'Dushan jade'). It is distinctive for its whimsicality. Among the Nanyang jade artworks, you will find rare purple, blue and red ones. Appreciation and Maintenance Experts believe that, although more expensive, diamonds and gold cannot be compared with jade - it is animated with a soul. They often buy to collect their favorite jade artworks, while people with little knowledge may buy coarse works. To obtain a real and choice jade article, you should take pains to learn and appreciate it. The criteria lie in the brightness of color and luster, compactness of inner structure, and the delicacy of the craftwork. For example, nephrite creates an oily luster and jadeite creates a vitreous luster. Tiny cracks can lower its value; on real one, air bubbles cannot be seen; the more lenitive the higher quality of jade, and so on.
Jan 18, 2015 at 04:04 AM
Beijing markets are an incredible approach to shop reasonable as well as air and amiable, an essence of Beijing at its rational best. . It has amazing markets and streets and th lifestyle of the people is truly awesome Beijing markets are brimming with ferocious business visionaries who will consequently fourfold their costs at seeing a nonnative, and who won't be reluctant to tease, compliment or just trick to secure a deal. Then again, they're likewise loaded with incredible Chinese individuals going about their every day business, agreeable individuals upbeat to breathe easy of day, unwind and discuss anything under the sun. Regardless of the possibility that they attempt and make you think overall, no one will mind at all on the off chance that you inevitably chose to attempt your fortunes somewhere else. Unwind and you're certain to have an incredible time A best aspect concerning shopping in Beijing is the business sectors. Actually, everything from weaving, to Beijing Musical show Veils and hand tailored studs can be discovered some place The key things to recollect: can anticipate everything furthermore, convey money. .. Beijing city has amazing markets , it has so many streets and an awesome lifestyle of the people . Beijing city has many types of markets and many streets in it . The lifestyle of the people is also very amazing. There are different types of market in Beijing like the antiques market ,Silk road market etc and there are many streets famous for markets and the lifestyle of the people is also very amazing .Beijing attracts the world for it's markets , streets and lifestyle
Feb 14, 2015 at 09:46 PM
Beijing is a standout amongst the most gone by urban areas on the planet. The Prohibited City ( the Royal residence Gallery) was the home of the heads of the Ming and Qing administrations ( 1368-1911). The Sanctuary of Paradise (Tiantan), likewise an UNESCO World Legacy Site was the place sovereigns of the Ming and Qing lines made visits for yearly services of petition to God to Paradise for good collect. The Late spring Castle, an UNESCO World Legacy Site demonstrates a complete accumulation of majestic patio nurseries and castles that utilized as the mid year resort for the Qing Line sovereigns. Spotted at the edges of urban Beijing are the Thirteen Tomnbs of the Ming Administration, the entombment destinations of thirteen Ming sovereigns, additionally a piece of the World Legacy Site. Additionally, Beijing gloats of numerous recorded locales, siheyuan (patio houses) and hutong(alleys), subject historical centers, stops and greenery enclosures. Likewise the Olympic destinations are huge magnets both for global and household sightseers. A few classic rarity roads and markets in Beijing are not just the heaven for obsolescent mates and gatherers, additionally the most loved of explorers who are keen on Chinese history and society.. It has amazing markets and streets and the lifestyle of the people is truly awesome Shopping super webpage Taobao may be moving the middle of China's buyer society to the web, however that doesn't mean there isn't still a spot for genuine live markets. As it would turn out, there's not at all like wending some way or another through restricted paths of modest slows down, fighting off merchants as you pet their stock. Here, rather, are our main five picks for attire. .. Bejing city has amazing markets , it has so many streets and an awesome lifestyle of the people . Beijing city has many types of markets and many streets in it . The lifestyle of the people is also very amazing. There are different types of market in Beijing like the antiques market ,Silk road market etc and there are many streets famous for markets and the lifestyle of the people is also very amazing .Beijing attracts the world for it's markets , streets and lifestyle
Jan 12, 2015 at 11:34 PM
Beijing is also known as Obsolescent City ( previous Beijing Knick-knack City) is a fresh out of the box new four-story building. It is spotted just toward the west of Huawei Scaffold on the east-south third ring street, around 300 meters south of Panjiayuan Escape Market, by Days Lodging & Suites Beijing.It is the biggest Chinese obsolescent exchange focus in Asia. Beijing has many markets and streets and the lifestyle of the people is amazing It has more than 600 merchants, mostly offering the established furniture, the antiquated clock and watch, the old carpet, the old pottery, the big name calligraphy and painting, the Baiyu ivory cutting, the snuffbox, the old floor covering, the copperware picture of Buddha, the old clock and watch, the old ceramic obsolescent chinaware, the Tibetan social relic and substantially more. It is placed just toward the west of Huawei Extension on the east-south third ring street, around 300 meters south of Panjiayuan Escape Market, beside Days Inn & Suites Beijing to the business sector, you should get off at its north side entryway, recently opened to facilitate the movement at the primary passage. The principal floor offers computerized items, timepieces and glasses, Basic needs, cellular telephone parts and day by day neccessicities; the second floor offers garments, shoes, cases and sacks and the third floor gives pearls, jades and antiquities; the forward floor offers the top of the line gems. Beijing city has amazing markets , it has so many streets and an awesome lifestyle of the people . Beijing city has many types of markets and many streets in it . The lifestyle of the people is also very amazing. There are different types of market in Beijing like the antiques market ,Silk road market etc and there are many streets famous for markets and the lifestyle of the people is also very amazing .Beijing attracts the world for it's markets , streets and lifestyle. Beijing city has amazing markets , it has so many streets and an awesome lifestyle of the people . Beijing city has many types of markets and many streets in it . The lifestyle of the people is also very amazing. There are different types of market in Beijing like the antiques market ,Silk road market etc and there are many streets famous for markets and the lifestyle of the people is also very amazing .Beijing attracts the world for it's markets , streets and lifestyle
Feb 19, 2015 at 06:39 PM
Beijing markets are an incredible approach to shop moderate as well as barometrical and friendly, an essence of Beijing at its practical best. Beijing has many types of markets and various streets showing the extra ordinary life of the people Beijing markets are brimming with vicious business visionaries who will naturally fourfold their costs at seeing an outsider, and who won't be hesitant to tease, compliment or just bamboozle so as to secure a deal. On the other hand, they're likewise loaded with extraordinary Chinese individuals going about their day by day business, amicable individuals cheerful to take a break of day, unwind and discuss anything under the sun. Regardless of the fact that they attempt and make you think generally, no one will mind at all in the event that you in the end chose to attempt your fortunes somewhere else. One of the very famous market is the Silk Road Market House The old business sector has been annihilated. The new market is interested in people in general. The new building has a territory of 30,000 square meters, known as the Silk Road Market Manor. As per the designer of the building, the favorable circumstances of the old business sector will be accessible in the new one, focusing on the shopping gatherings including remote voyagers and neighborhood cushy labor .. Beijing city has amazing markets , it has so many streets and an awesome lifestyle of the people . Beijing city has many types of markets and many streets in it . The lifestyle of the people is also very amazing. There are different types of market in Beijing like the antiques market ,Silk road market etc and there are many streets famous for markets and the lifestyle of the people is also very amazing .Beijing attracts the world for it's markets , streets and lifestyle.
Jan 16, 2015 at 05:19 PM
Beijing city has astounding markets , it has such a large number of roads and a wonderful way of life of the individuals . Beijing city has numerous sorts of business sectors and numerous boulevards in it . The way of life of the individuals is likewise exceptionally astounding.Beijing has more than 10 acclaimed shopping roads and markets including the Wangfujing, Dashilan and New Qianmen Road, Hongqiao Market, Silk Market, Panjiayuan Business, Beijing Knick-knack City, Liulichang Obsolescents Road, Baoguosi Social Business, Yashow Attire Market, Maliandao Tea Road, Xidan Shopping Region. They give different sorts of products that sightseers in Beijing want to purchase - ink sticks, composition brushes, paper and ink sections, works of art, cloisonne, jade product, bronzes and stone tablets with engravings, calligraphic works and painstaking work including mixture puppets and more extraordinary handiworks and social relics loaded with Beijing flavor. For business and road shopping beaus, you must be a dynamic deal customer and the saying is purchaser be careful. For those customers hesitant to deal, huge shopping centers and offices are decent decisions. Perused some shopping journey audits and shopping tips before you are overcome enough to manage the brilliant sellers in Beijing . Bejing city has amazing markets , it has so many streets and an swesome lifetyle of the people . Bejing city has many typess of markets and many streets in it . The lifetyle of the people is also very amazing. There are different types of market in Beijing like the antiques market ,Silk road market etc and there are many streets famous for markets and the lifestyle of the people is also very amazing .Beijing attracts the world for it's markets , streets and lifestyle
Feb 21, 2015 at 07:24 PM
Beijing, the capital city of China, has highly developed transportation system both for arriving at and departing from the city, and traveling within the city. There are two airport (Beijing Capital International Airport and Nanyuan Airport. Beijing Capital International Airport is the largest airport in China. It is located 25 km northeast of central beijing. It links Dongzhimen and terminal 2 and terminal 3 through Sanyuanquiao. There are various visiting places in Dongzhimen some of these are Lama Temple,Tiananmen Square and Dongsi Mosque (East Gate). Nanyuan Airport in south city, about 13 kilometers (about 8 miles) from Tiananmen Square is another important airport in beijing. For traveling within Beijing,subways, city buses, taxis, rental bicycles and tourist buses are all available, and the Beijing Transportation Smart Card can bring you a great convenient when traveling in Beijing urban area.. It is a good way to save time and money, which can be usedby everyone on all subway lines, most city buses, some taxis, and even some supermarkets, restaurants, parks, and department stores, etc in the city. When used for paying the city bus, passengers can enjoy a 50% discount. When leaving the city, one can return it at some designated sites like subway stations, bus companies and branches of China Citic Bank at no lost if the card is well-preserved. Beijing is the most important transportation hub in mainland China in air, rail and road transportation: China’s largest airport is located here; it is the biggest rail hub of the country; many national roads and expressways radiate out here. Its urban area also has well appointed transport system.
Dec 23, 2014 at 12:48 AM
Shopping is an indispensable part of a tour of Beijing. With the unending array of newly-founded shopping malls, plazas, shopping centers, and shopping streets sprouting up in Beijing, shopping in Beijing has become most convenient . Commodities covering every field imaginable can be found in Beijing .Beijing is the kingdom of malls and department stores. Dongchang'an Jie Oriental Plaza is a huge complex. It's got the Grand Hyatt Hotel, plenty of offices and of course the big mall. At the mall you've got everything from an American-like-food store, food court, apple retailer, record shop with lots of extra-cheap records, Starbucks, Nautica, Levi's, Swarovski, Paul Smith, Valentino and many other luxury boutiques. Sun Dong An Plaza, 138 Wanfujing Daij is famous for western labels such as Reebok, Nike, Däagen Haz, FCUK. Panjiayuan (Dirt Market), only on weekend and it is recommended that you get there very early as most of the stalls are set up bydawn. You will find an array of goods for sale here and it's the best place to shop for arts and crafts, antiques, souvenirs. It is an outdoor market. Silk Market, Jianguomenwai Dajie is located on the northern side of Jianguomenwai Daijie where will find a range of fake clothing, jackets, bags, purses, shoes, souvenirs, paintings and jewelry. etc) In Wangfujing Besides the international labels, you will also find some of the greatest Chinese brands including LI-NING Sportswear. They have 2 flagship stores on Wangfujing. Some call it the Chinese Nike, the quality is the same but the great thing is their sports wear contains many oriental spirit in its designs. When in Wanfuging DO NOT miss the food street which has scorpions, sea horses, rays, cocoons and star fishes being served as delicacies. Wangfujing street area is mostly visited by tourists (rarely locals are seen there) including Chinese tourists and full of scammers.
Dec 26, 2014 at 02:26 AM
Affectionately known as Bird's Nest, it is situated in Olympic Green Village, Chaoyang District. It was designed as the main stadium of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The Olympic events of track and field, football, gavelock, weight throw and discus were held there. Since October, 2008, after the Olympics ended, it has been opened as a tourist attraction. Now, it's the center of international or domestic sports competition and recreation activities.The stadium covers an area of about 258 thousand square meters (99.614 square miles), which can accommodate 80,000 fixed seats and 11,000 temporary seats. Its appearance was formed by big steel frames. Its top surface is saddle-shaped with the major axis of 332.3 meters (1,090 feet) and the stub axis of 296.4 meters (972 feet). The tallest point of the stadium is 68.5 meters (225 feet) above the ground and the lowest point is 42.8 meters (140 feet). The top is covered by semi-transparent air bubble film. This kind of material is waterproof and can make enough sunshine penetrate into the stadium. Many architectural experts think that it not only is a symbol building of the 2008 Olympics but also set a very good example to the world's architectural history.In it, the designs of everything are humanistic. The bowl- like stands zone surrounds the court. The stands can be changed in many ways, which can satisfy the needs of different numbers of spectators in different periods.Tourists have opportunities to take part in more than 30 kinds of sports and entertainment activities, such as ski jumping, ice skating, snow tubing, bumper car on the ice and biathlon (cross- country skiing and rifle shooting).It boasts the largest ski resort in urban Beijing now. Tourists can not only visit the Olympic venue, but also go skiing.
Jan 18, 2015 at 10:05 AM
50 Kilometers (31 miles) northwest from Beijing City, at the foot of Tianshou Mountain, is the Ming Tombs Scenic Area, where lie the mausoleums of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). This is the best preserved tomb area with the most emperors buried. Every year millions of tourists come to the site to appreciate its long history and palatial architecture. In the scenic area, each mausoleum has its own independent unit. The layout and arrangement of all the thirteen mausoleums are very similar, but they vary in size as well as in the complexity of their structures. Each of the tombs was built in an area at the foot of the mountain, with distances ranging from half a kilometer (547 yards) to eight kilometer (8,749 yards) between them.At present, only the Sacred Way, Changling Tomb, Zhaoling Tomb and Dingling Tomb are open to the public.The Sacred Way, also known as Changling Sacred Way, is the approach to the Changling Tomb. Along the Way from south to north, you will see a number of sites (or sights) of interest and beauty, including the Stone Tablet Archway, Great Red Gate, Tablet Pavilion, Ornamental Columns, Stone Figures, Lingxin Gate.Walking along the Sacred Way to the end, you can see the Changling Tomb (built in 1409), where lie the third Emperor of Ming Dynasty, Emperor Zhu Di and his Empress Xu. It is the largest, original and the best preserved among the thirteen tombs, and has three courtyards in the front and a Treasure City in the round rear part. The magnificent Grace and Blessing Palace (Ling'en Palace) in the second courtyard is highly recommended.Dingling Tomb Built from 1584 to 1590, it is the mausoleum of Emperor Zhu Yijun, the thirteenth emperor of the Ming Dynasty and his two empresses. The highlight part is the stone Underground Palace, which was discovered between 1956 and 1958, and had a great deal of precious relics unearthed. Located in eastern foot of Dayu Mountain, Zhaoling is where the 12th emperor of the Ming Dynasty, Emperor Zhu Zaihou and his three empresses were buried. It features the special Dumb Yard in a crescent shape housing the imperial coffins.
Jan 31, 2015 at 08:38 AM
Beijing offers plenty of fun for the kids. They will marvel at the sight of numerous historical monuments, and they also will be very proud to tell their friends that they climbed the Great Wall . In Beijing, there are abundant fun activities and attractions to keep the little ones entertained. Check out our China Family Tours, or contact us for a customized family tour to China. Beijing World Park is a theme park of world landmarks in miniature with cultural performances.The hutongs are Traditional Beijing neighborhoods where kids will enjoy a glimpse into authentic Chinese family life.Beijing Ocean Park is a super-size indoor aquarium boasting thousands of aquatic creatures.Shijingshan Amusement Park is a large amusement park with exciting recreational facilities and statues of Disney characters. Beihai Park is a large historical park located in the city center and a place where you can enjoy a break from the city hustle and bustle.The Pacific Underwater World consists of Cabin Walking Zone, Touching Pool, Penguin House, Underwater Tunnel, and Marine Animal Performance Pool, etc. In the Penguin House, there are more than 30 penguins. Visitors can watch the interesting scene when penguins fighting for fishes.A wildlife sanctuary housing Milu, a rare animal of the deer family, and also other endangered species. Fundazzle is indoor playground with lots of fun activities for kids. Shows and arts and crafts classes are available at weekends.Blue zoo Beijing is equipped with the longest acrylic underwater tunnel in Asia which can make visitors feel like being in the underwater world themselves. Mermaid show and the divers dancing with sharks are very exciting.
Jan 24, 2015 at 12:09 AM
Beijing, the capital of China, is also the cultural center of the country. Beijing hosts a wide variety of festivals each year. Popular activities include traditional festivals, arts, films, music, and sports.Mid-Autumn Festivalhave been forsaken with the modernization of the city. Today, they are still remembered by those who strive to keep their centuries-old tradition. Celebration of mid -autumn festival included many activities, watching the moon was very popular in Beijing. There are two methods of moon-gazing: watching the moon directly and watching the reflection of the moon in water. Other entertainments accompanying watching the moon included writing prose, painting the moon and guessing riddles written on lanterns. A "flower mountain" made up of pots of various flowers was set up on the window sill of each house when the Mid- Autumn Festival was near. On the night of the festival, the family would gather and watch the flowers. And rabbit figurine is a popular Mid-Autumn Festival toy in old Beijing. The figurine is an artistic image of a personified or even deified rabbit based on the legendary jade rabbit on the moon. The figurines are made of clay and come in various shapes, but all are white-faced, wearing golden helmets and armors, with flags or canopies on the back. They ride such animals as lions, tigers, deer and elephants.
Feb 13, 2015 at 01:16 PM
For those who heart fashion and wish to own a wardrobe with some of the most unique fashion items, Beijing City is a must destination to explore for you all. The lovers of fashion in China always believe in indulging into one-of-a-kind style and know how to mix and match to pep up the look. You do not always have to be all “branded” from tip to toe to look trendy and in-style. There is a lot you can experiment with at the various shopping streets in Beijing. While there are a good number of brand outlets of top notch fashion brands adorning the streets of the city, there is also the fashion streets swarmed with hat stores and shoe shops and whatnots for fashion lovers.