Red House Hotel

Address: Yi No.9 Hougou Hutong, Beijing Railway Station West Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100005, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Beijing

Day 4 in Beijing - Summer Palace

A travel blog entry by francis24 on Apr 24, 2015

60 photos

... created hill called Longevity Hill. The hill was created when the Emperor decided to have a replica of the famous West Lake area which we visited in Hangzhou. They used the dirt from creating the lake to make the hill the palace is built on.

Once we arrived to the palace we entered through the north gate to avoid the crowds entering through the main gate. Also when you enter through the north gate you are actually on top of the hill and you save a lot of stairs ...

Day 2

A travel blog entry by line-plotz on Jun 25, 2014

18 photos

... it in one of those arcade machines with the claw, so now I know it's possible. The smog shrouded buildings even 100 feet away. All the colors of the square were dulled by it. This square is the largest square in the world, and can fit up to a million people. Most of the buildings are government owned and operated, the most prominent of which was built in 8 months to celebrate a 50th anniversary of ...

A weekend in Beijing

A travel blog entry by anniesummer2014 on May 23, 2014

70 photos

... through the path it occurred to me that the emperors who inhabited this palace probably had incredible peace of mind. It was such a beautiful, peaceful,, contemplative atmosphere. It would be such an honor to live in such a place. We ate at a Taiwanese style fast food restaurant for lunch called Cloud 9. I actually enjoyed this food a lot more than the Chinese fast food places that we have eaten at. I enjoyed all the fresh vegetable options. It made ...

Wriggly food

A travel blog entry by julie.tennett on Sep 11, 2013

... appeared, and certainly no welcome mat. Undeterred, FeiFei was quick to get on the phone and make Plan B. the second house. Was certainly open for business and tour groups were being revolved through with professionalism. We were told these houses are called "compounds" , with rooms all coming off a central courtyard. It was apparent that there were people living in the house as we were peering through the window into a bedroom and when our eyes adjusted to the light ...

Hitting the wall and The Great Wall

A travel blog entry by jmfaulkenberry on Mar 10, 2013

1 comment, 35 photos

... hardly rival World Book or even Wikipedia when it comes to the history of the wall so we shall brief regarding the history and attempt to focus more upon the travelers' experiences.

In early days, the Chinese emperor had no interest in any land that could not be farmed. The wall was intended to protect the Chinese from the Huns and the Mongols. The Huns, after losing a war to the Han dynasty, moved west and some settled in HUNgary. Get it? Actually, a true story. The Great ...

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