Heavens and Hells: Journeys through Old and New Beijing

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Beijing Ancient Observatory (古观象台) , 2 Dong Biaobei Hutong Wed 11 Dec 2019

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At first glance, Beijing’s bustling Central Business District seems like an odd place to search for Old Peking, but it’s there if you know where to look. An observatory built for looking to the heavens. An altar to the sun. A temple depicting the different fates which await sinners in the afterlife. This walk will explore the old among the new. Travel through modern Beijing and uncover the past.
Date: Wed 11 Dec 2019
Time: 1-4pm
Event admission: 300RMB (260RMB for members of The Hutong)
Event website: http://www.beijingbyfoot.com/public-walks/central-business-district-walk-20191213
Venue name: Beijing Ancient Observatory (古观象台)
Contact:
Open: Open 9am-5pm daily.
English address: 2 Dong Biaobei Hutong, Dongcheng district
Chinese address: 东城区东裱褙胡同2号
Event email: info@beijingbyfoot.com
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