Must-See in Beijing
Haidian District was first built in the Yuan Dynasty and became one of the eight major business areas of the capital during the Qing Dynasty and was the seat of such old shops as Lotus White, Quanjude and Hongbin House. The famed Old Summer Palace and Summer Palace, two grand imperial gardens are also among its reputed features.
Haidian became a university district after the building of Tsinghua University and Yenching University. It officially became an administrative district in June 1954. Since the reform and opening up, it has become the centre of China's IT industry. Central part of Haidian's economy, the Zhongguancun electronics district, hosts the Beijing offices of many software and computer-technology companies.
The modern Beijing has experienced about ten generation of operation, which had numerous illustrious Emperor City's sight and the world's largest imperial Palaces. What you see and feel in Haidian District is not only the ancient empire's majestic solemnity, but also the modern city's trendy downtown, high-speed convenient. And the strong modern breath is blowing on your face when setting foot in Beijing.
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The Summer Palace in Autumn - The Summer Palace is the largest and best preserved royal garden in China. On the site of Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, the garden combines natural charm with landscape engineering. They are a throwback on the life of the ancient emperors and the visitors can enjoy the tempo of life with the royal family.
The Summer Palace was first built in 1153 and served as an imperial palace for short stays away from the capital. Empress Dowager Ci Xi rebuilt it in 1888 with a large sum of money which had been appropriated to build a Chinese navy.
the Phoenix Hill (Fenghuangling in Chinese) Nature Park is a national AA scenic spot. It is located inside the West Hill Farm of Sujiatuo in Haidian District, Beijing. It is 30 kilometers (more than 18 miles) from central Beijing.
Jade Spring Hill is located to the west of the Summer Palace in Beijing, China. It is named after the Jade Spring.It is the villa area of the Central Military Commission (CMC), which is not open to the public.