Beijing - The city with a 3000 years old story


National Station "Vogelnest" - Beijing 
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"National Station "bird's nest" - Beijing"



Verbotene Stadt - Beijing 
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"the forbitten city - Beijing"


 
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Beijing or in German spelled "Peking", is the capitel of the most populous country of the world. In former times as well as today is Beijing the cultural and political center of the people's republic of china.
Beijing was alwasy called center of the north. It was affected by many different authorities through out history. They all left us some impressive monuments und cultural memorials. The Forbidden City Empyrean Temple and the old Summerpalace are only few of these high frequented place of interest.


Kultur in Beijing
the traditional Beijing
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Next to its rich culture, Beijing has got a lot to provide in presence.
In 2008 it was the scene of the Summer Olympics. Beijing, with its 12 mio. inhabitants, is very keen on reaching an economic leading position in the world. New international investors should be won to invest behind the lines.
The average expansion rate per annum is noted by 10 %. This amount is causes among other things to the two strong sectors of industry car and electronic.

Beijing heute
Beijing today
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Die Verbotene Stadt - Peking 
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"the forbitten city - Beijing"



Himmelspalast - Beijing 
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"Himmelstempel"



 
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In 1500 Beijing had already 600.000 inhabitants. Even than the population increased enormously. Due to this, in 1800 the population came up to 1,1 mio people. Today the district of Beijing counts 17 mio. people and we find a city diameter of 150 km. Unfortunately Beijing has got a massive trafic- and environmental problem. The daily smog is one sign for it.

Streetlife Beijing
streetlife Beijing
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Sommerpalast - Beijing 
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"Sommerpalast - Beijing"



Platz des himmlischen Friedens - Beijing 
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"Platz des himmlischen Friedens - Beijing"



South Railway Station - Beijing 
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"South Railway Station - Beijing"

 


Armenviertel Beijing 
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"deprives area - Beijing"



 
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The Chinese wall, also named as „the Great wall of China“, is one of the major buildings of the world with 8.800 km length. It was build in the second part of the 5th. Century as borderline and protective barrier for the imperator.
In the course of changing dynasties the wall was modified, supportes and developed.
Today the bigger part of the wall is in bad condition. But near by the places of interests the wall is well-preserved. The huge dragon, like the wall is also called by vernacular, is not scientifically complete developped. Lots of myths are still alive.


Umland von Beijing
surrounding area of Beijing
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The Great Wall - JuYongGuan 
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"The Great Wall - JuYongGuan Section"



Die Grosse Mauer - Peking 
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"The Great Wall - JuYongGuan Section"



Die Grosse Mauer - Peking 
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"The Great Wall"



Seelenallee - way of souls 
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"spirit way - ways of souls"



Seelenallee - spirit way 
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"ways of souls - spirit way"