River View Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... critic was the Russian technology consultant in charge of Beijing's two Soviet-built electronics factories (714 and 738), who was also head consultant of the Radio Industrial Office of the Second Ministry of Machine Building Industry. The disputes generally ...
... the World War. He was expecting death when he returned but miraculously, Premier Zhou Enlai spared his life. He would then be sentenced to jail for reformative corrections, which during the communist take over, was known as 勞改.
I was amazed that from an Emperor, he has finally become a convict and then a humble gardener. He picked ...
... Different kind of Buddhas during imperial eras. Important note, do not step on the hob at doors. It represent Buddha's shoulder. Step over it as respect. Another reason of the hob, to stop little ghosts passes through the door. After done with Lama Temple, we walked to Gui Jie (in English "Ghost Street") a street with over 200 restaurants. A long walk. Nothing much going on during the daytime, I assume its lively and busy at nights. Then to Olympic Park I wanted to see Bird's Nest ...
... to walk along a section of the wall and explore a little. Somehow we felt safer here than in Beijing. It is easier to escape the traffic as there are so many parks and green areas. The city has a very nice feel to it. In some respects it reminded me a little of York – possibly this was because of the city walls.
In the evening we tried to walk onto the wall of the city but the access appeared to be closed. Under an arch of one of the ...
... lies just behind Tiananmen Square is a prime example, with the old grey brick Hutongs flattened and replaced with new grey brick two storey buildings, all containing modern shops and restaurants – with a little of the old architectural flavour, but none of the character or authenticity left. The street was complete with Chinese styled plastic rubbish bins and a fake ‘old’ tram’ running down the centre, with its electric boom extending above but ...