Antique city of Beijing


posted on 2nd of february, 2008

Besides a lot of historical historic sites, there is a very famous place in Beijing, it is the market of antique lying in the southeast of Beijing. It covers an area of 48,500 square meters, the market is divided into handicraft district, antiquated furniture district, antiquated calligraphy and painting books and periodicals district, antique ...


Here attracts a lot people liking collecting to patronize every day, although a lot of antiques here are mostly imitations, but many people buy the real one from it, valuable antique. More people experience historical and the past from these all kinds of antiques. Just like a epitome of Chinese history here.

Comments (2)

Posted by Dabobabo on February 20, 2008
wow..really nice images..I must visit it..thanks;D
Posted by Kittycat on February 04, 2008
Wonderful images and great information. thank you for sharing. :)



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Live in old Beijing


posted on 2nd of february, 2008

Hutong of Beijing

Remember some scholar said, the person living in Beijing generally, once left, will keep thinking about it in the main, indeed, the big and small hutong here and that fan door opened the Chinese courtyard house to the hutong. The hutong and blue sky covered the Chinese courtyard house with high all sides, pick up the ears to hear so that a burst of come in long and clear and melodious pigeon sentry post yet, will make blow limitless reverie suddenly ....

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This seems to be a piece of nostalgic times, the indomitable expansion of the city, we begin to cherish the memory of those simple and simple hutongs instead, the hospitable greeting among neighbourhood in the hutong, that familiar one is peddled, seem to let oneself get back to childhood....

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Posted by Linqong on February 05, 2008
THANKS~
Posted by Kittycat on February 04, 2008
Great images. Thank you for sharing the history with us. :)



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It is the Spring Festival in China today.


posted on 6th of february, 2008

February 7 is the Chinese lunar calendar new year.It is the Spring Festival in China too. Capital,Beijing of China Already been full of atmosphere in New Year everywhere. China's traditional temple fair and the Lantern Festival will be held formally today (February 7). Until February 21.



Tomorrow I will go to the Beijing Spring Festival temple fair,there is a lot of snack of Beijing there, there are a lot of traditional handicrafts in China.


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Posted by Kittycat on February 07, 2008
Great images.Fun and festive. Happy New Year!! :)
Posted by Riverlim on February 07, 2008
Great!
Posted by Linqong on February 06, 2008
Thank you, my good friend. It is really pleasant at night in festival.



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The Lantern Festival in China.2008


posted on 8th of february, 2008

It is the Lantern Festival (February 21) in China in 15 nights of the first month of the lunar year in the lunar calendar, it is the important component of Chinese New Year and the Spring Festival too.


On that day, in city and village of China, hung up the beautiful color lamp everywhere, watch the festive lantern and guess the lantern riddle and make the light to enjoy and go on a tour and sport, Just like the ocean that a light makes up, spectacular.


In China, this is a lucky festival, brings it to us to the new year and beautiful and future yearning on the Lantern Festival.

This group of pictures are a picture on this year the Lantern Festival of Beijing.

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Posted by Kittycat on February 11, 2008
Beautiful images. they look great.
Posted by Dabobabo on February 11, 2008
Hi..yesterday here in Rome was made a beautifull celebration of the Chinese new year with Dragon dance..really emo0tional..I loved it! and your photo are so beautifull..I LOVE your the lantern festival!!!
Happy new Rat year to everybody!
Posted by Linqong on February 08, 2008
Thanks a lot,The Rat looks so cute:)



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The Spring Festival temple fair of Beijing


posted on 13th of february, 2008

The temple fair is Chinese's important activity during New Year. The temple fair has already had a history of more than 400 years in New Year in Beijing.
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There are snack of unique Beijing flavor, fresh and dried local product, diabolo top, windmill kite, incidental general merchandise in the temple fair in New Year, the demand that can meet people's gluttony and pleasure-seeking and do shopping.


Beijingers like strolling around the temple fair, the temple fair is also called the temple city, hold in the temple or around the temple more, it is a peculiar marketing form in China.Stroll in the temple fair on the Spring Festival,is to understand the representative of the Chinese capital to the northern folk customs...

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Posted by Dabobabo on February 14, 2008
What a wonderfull fair it will be, and you had described perfectly the atmoshere with your shoots! I like them very much..I can feel the taste of that famous snaks..mhh:D



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HappyValentine'sDay!


posted on 14th of february, 2008

Go out today to work, just left home, touched a beautiful young lady in the street, she holds a lot of roses, asks to me: " buy flowers? " I remember at this moment, it is the Valentine's Day
of the western countries today.



In China, have more and more person in pass Valentine's Day of the western countries already. However, China has one's own Valentine's Day, on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month of China, this is that China has one festival of romantic color most in traditional festival.

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China's red lanterns.


posted on 16th of february, 2008

Lantern is a kind of ancient lamps, as early as the 8th century AD Tang Dynasty have been documented by the use of lanterns. Chinese Lantern Festival originated in the custom of the early years of the Han Dynasty, the lantern culture also still widely popular.



Red lantern has another name called the red gauze lantern, is covered with and pasted a kind of gauze lantern that the red silk of yarn becomes on the bamboo frame. Symbolize happiness, brightness, vigor red, it is satisfactory and rich and powerful that its form represents.


It is the essential ornament lamp product when being joyous in fine moment, the entire body is completely red while lighting, seem seething with joy, warm purpose is happy and harmonious,...

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Posted by Linqong on February 19, 2008
THANKS! My friend.
Posted by Kittycat on February 19, 2008
Images are great. The color red is a great seller. :)
Posted by Linqong on February 18, 2008
It is traditional the Lantern Festival of China on February 21. It is the important component of Chinese New Year.



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It is the Lantern Festival in China today.


posted on 20th of february, 2008

It is February 21 today, it is the Lantern Festival in China.

I plan to go to countryside to watch the greatest lantern fair of Beijing tonight.Seldom went to see the lantern fair by oneself in the past. Usually see the TV news, come to DT now, have the motive force of taking photo of lantern fairs of going.:)

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Posted by Linqong on February 25, 2008
Thanks,:) If you have time,welcome to Beijing.China!!!
Posted by Kittycat on February 25, 2008
Have a great time. Wish I could come. so many photo. ops. :)
Posted by Eprom on February 20, 2008
yes, i plan to concert tonight. it is a chinese national concert. :)



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Real Chinese Kung Fu


posted on 22nd of february, 2008

Real Chinese Kung Fu



Many foreign friends understand China kung fu, mostly watching Bruce Lee movies. History of Chinese Kung Fu is very long.
with the deep cultural connotation.

People often say that in China, Kung Fu originated from the Shaolin . Over the years, Shaolin kung fu famous at home and abroad, it is different from the large number of film stunts practices, this is the real Chinese kung fu.


A part of the holistic Oriental Civilization, Chinese Kung fu is effective both in battle and in building physical strength. In addition, it unites with the traditional medicine concepts of human's main and collateral channels, Qi and blood. To
conclude,...

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Posted by Linqong on February 27, 2008
Urty ,my fiend,Thank you for the wonderful comment.
Posted by Linqong on February 26, 2008
Thanks a lot,my friend.
Posted by Kittycat on February 26, 2008
Theses are awesome action images. Great work. Thank you fro sharing the history. :)



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Candied haws on a stick.


posted on 25th of february, 2008

This is a local product in Beijing, have a history of over one hundred years. It is made of the mountain dreg and candy
liquid. The taste is sweet in the acid. In Chinese medicine,
it has appetizing function.

Candied haw, sour and sweet palatable, good for both young
and old, it not only delicious, moreover also extremely attractive, the glowing red Chinese hawthorn fruit puts on according to the size arrangement in the bamboo label, outside is binding the crystal clear transparent syrup, sells it the person often to insert an only candied fruit string in on the wooden club which specially makes, likes a knot full great accomplishment the small tree, really is attractive.

It is characterized and red, it is joyous to add for the New...

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Posted by Linqong on February 26, 2008
Thanks a lot,my friend.If you come to Beijing, I will ask you eat a lot of snacks :)
Posted by Kittycat on February 26, 2008
Great images and interesting facts. They look yummy. Also the color red sells. :)



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Beijing national geological park


posted on 28th of february, 2008

Beijing National Geological Park is 50 kilometers away from Beijing, and the inside of karst caves secondary chemical deposition landscape. Local name for the hole to SHIHUA CAVE.
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Geopark is the current domestic karst caves found in the large-scale, multi-layer, the entire sedimentary types, the large number of secondary chemical sediments of the caves. Multi-hole sticks to the floor structure, from top to bottom seventh floor, a five-Road to 5000 m long, 6, seventh floors of underground water and filling the underground river tunnel layer. hole altitude of 251 metres, diving from the surface area 160 meters, is near surface cave diving.

Beijing SHIHUA CAVE national geological parks, in addition to part of the underground karst cave inside...

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Posted by Kittycat on February 29, 2008
Beautiful detail on the inside of this cave. the image with the child is delightful. :)
Posted by Linqong on February 28, 2008
In the countryside, "Fangshan," called SHIHUA CAVE(石花洞)
Posted by Eprom on February 28, 2008
没听说过北京有个国家地质公园,小时候去过一次北京而已。:)希望那天有钱了多去几次。:)



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