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Scenes from YuanMingYuan 圆明园, BeiJing

YuánMíngYuán was the original Summer Palace in BeiJing and sometimes referred to as the 'Old Summer Palace'.

YuanMingYuan lies 8 kilometers (5 miles) northwest of central Beijing, close to the (new) Summer Palace (YíHéYuán 颐和园). It was constructed during the 18th and early 19th centuries and was a wonderland of lakes and waterways, bridges, hills and pavilions.


There were originally towers, terraces, pavilions, halls, corridors, pagodas and bridges with a total construction area of 150,000 square meters. Artisans were recruited from all over China to enact the exquisite settings.


Many of the 160 scenic spots were reproductions of famous mountains, rivers and famous gardens in China. The various styles of architecture, standing encircled by hills and streams, presented a most picturesque view.


In addition, hundreds of invaluable Chinese art masterpieces and antiquities were stored in the halls, including some unique copies of literary works and collections. YuanMingYuan was, indeed, a veritable museum of garden construction and horticulture. Known to be one of the largest museums in the world, a popular name in China was the 'Garden of Gardens'.


In 1860 during the 'Second Opium War', YuanMingYuan was looted then burned down by imperialist British and French troops. So great was the devastation that a new Summer Palace was later built nearby.


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The beautiful YuanMingYuan 圆明园 Park, Beijing

From the ashes of Western imperialism, the first Summer Palace, close by the 'new' Summer Palace (YiHeYuan), is still an enchanting place of natural beauty and Chinese garden arts ...

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XiangShan Park 香山公园, BeiJing

Fragrant Hills 香山 Park 公园 lies in west BeiJing and is a beautiful place for a day trip, possibly combined with the nearby, and equally beautiful, BeiJing Botanical Gardens ...

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YaNoDa 呀诺达 RainForest Park Scenic Area, HaiNan

The YaNoDa RainForest Park Scenic Area is located 35 kilometers from SanYa, HaiNan Island, south China ...

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The beautiful ZhangJiaJie 张家界, HuNan province

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Awesome ZhangJiaJie 张家界

ZhangJiaJie is one part of WuLingYuan National Forest Park in HuNan province, south China, and is a wonderland of strange peaks, stunning valleys, ancient trees, caves and waterfalls. There are over 500 scenic spots in this area of outstanding natural beauty; it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. In all, it covers around 700 square kilometers (270 square miles).

The beautiful ZhangJiaJie 张家界 National Forest Park

In HuNan province. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. A great film by Sticker Travel ...

BeiJing 北京 beach !

In ChaoYang Park, on the east side of BeiJing city ...

The beautiful XuanWu park in NanJing 南京 - video

Based around a large lake with a perimeter of 15 kilometers. In JiangSu province.

The beautiful, and lively, Temple of Heaven 天坛 in BeiJing

The first film shows some scenes of the central temple area, and the second the many activities that take place in the surrounding park ...

Park life in BeiJing 北京

Music, dance and exercise ... First film is at TaoRanTing Park; the second at TianTan Park.

Dancing in the park - video

Outdoor ballroom dancing in Beijing

Good morning BeiJing 北京 !

Early morning in the Temple of Heaven (TianTan) park ...

Activities in ZhongShan Park, ShangHai 上海

The joys of dancing in the park - video

Filmed at the Temple of Heaven, BeiJing ...

Relaxing in JingShan Park 景山公园, Beijing - video

All kinds of pastime can be found here ...

JingShan Park, BeiJing 北京 in spring-time

Filmed in April 2012. In central Beijing, just north of the Forbidden City (Palace Museum).

The Luna Fun Park in KunMing 昆明

KunMing is capital of Yunnan province, south-west China. Nice shots with a wide-angle / fish-eye type lens ...

YuanMingYuan 圆明园 Park, Beijing (beautiful slideshow)

YuanMingYuan is also known as the 'Old Summer Palace'. A film by kinabaloo.com and BeijingBuzzz.com

BeiHai Park 北海公园, BeiJing - beautiful slideshow

A film by kinabaloo.com ...

The YuZi 面对 Sculpture Park, Guilin, GuangXi province

A look at the delightful open-air sculpture park of The Hotel of Modern Art (Hotel Homa Chateau) ...

ZhangJiaJie 张家界 Forest Park

Part of the WuLingYuan Scenic Area in Hunan province. WuLingYuan National Park 中国世界自然遗产 武陵源 张家界 is a spectacular area stretching over more than 26,000 hectares. The park is dominated by more than 3,000 narrow sandstone pillars and peaks, many over 200 meters high. Between the peaks lie ravines and gorges with streams, pools and waterfalls, about 40 caves, and two large natural bridges. In addition to the striking beauty of the landscape, the region is also noted for the fact that it is home to a number of endangered plant and animal species.

Relaxing in BeiJing 北京 - video

Sticker Travel visit PanJiaYuan curio market, join the fun at the Temple of Heaven park, then head over to ShiChaHai to relax in a lakeside bar at QianHai ...

A trip to ZhangJiaJie 张家界, HuNan province

A beautiful National Forest park and renowned scenic area. Includes the world's longest cable car ride (7 km), up through the clouds ...

TianXin Park, ChangSha 长沙, HuNan province

TianXin Park is a scenic spot with classical gardens within an ancient city wall. The city wall was constructed in the year 202 AD. The TianXin Pavilion is a key feature of the park, which was developed in 1924 and now occupies an area of 30,000 square meters.

The BeiJing 北京 Botanical Garden

At the foothills of the Western Hills in the suburbs of west BeiJing.

Tranquil Heart Studio, XiangShan Park 香山公园, BeiJing

One of many beautiful places in XiangShan Park, which is located in the Western Hills.

Yuan Dynasty Dadu City Wall Park, BeiJing 北京

Filmed in October 2010.

TuanJieHu Park, BeiJing 北京

Filmed in November 2010

ZhongShan Park, BeiJing 北京 - video

Filmed in October 2010.

TaoRanTing Park 陶然亭公园, BeiJing - video

Green space along the second ring road, BeiJing 北京

This delightful green space runs from JiShuiTan in the west to YongHeGong in the east. It runs along the south side of the north second ring road. Passing GuLouDaJie and AnDingMen.

The Imperial City Wall Park near WangFuJing, BeiJing 北京

Filmed in October 2010.

JianZi and Tai Chi near WangFuJing, BeiJing 北京 - video

Filmed at the end of September 2010.

The Garden of Harmonious Interests at the Summer Palace 颐和园, BeiJing

YíHéYuán, September 2010.

LongTan Park 龙潭公园, BeiJing 北京

Longtan Park is located about 1.5 km east of the Temple of Heaven. Next to the west side of Longtan Park is the Beijing Amusement Park that features a ferris wheel and other rides. LongTan ('Dragon Pond') Park features the large Dragon Lake, with 'moon bridges', weeping willows, rock gardens, dragon boats, tea houses and restaurant, winding jogging track, exercise areas and play areas for children. There is also a beautifully curving pavilion with a dragon roof and pillars decorated with golden spiralled dragons. Indeed, the dragon motif is featured in many places throughout Longtan Park. This is a prime site for the Lantern Festival in Beijing when the whole park is illuminated with large colorful lanterns.

XuanWu Park 宣武公园, BeiJing 北京

The small(ish) and little-known but perfectly-formed park in south west Beijing.

LianHuaChi 莲花池 Park, BeiJing, slideshow

The 'Lotus Flower Pond' Park in BeiJing.

Autumn in LianHuaChi Park, BeiJing 北京

'Lotus Flower Pond' Park. Filmed in November 2010.

The Summer Palace 頤和園, BeiJing - video

The Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved imperial garden in China. As its name suggests, the Summer Palace was used as a summer residence by China's imperial rulers - as a retreat from the main imperial palace now known as the Palace Museum (or 'Forbidden City') - a pleasure-ground in the countryside, yet near to the city. In 1860, as part of the 'Opium Wars', the Anglo-French Allied Forces invaded Beijing and set fire to many of the buildings within the original Summer Palace (YuanMingYuan). In 1888, Dowager Empress CiXi, with funds embezzled from the Imperial Navy, restored the grand gardens. The reconstruction and enlargement of the Summer Palace continued for ten years. After completion, she renamed the gardens 'YiHeYuan' ('Garden of Peace and Harmony'). The Empress Dowager CiXi moved her administration to the renovated YiHeYuan in 1889 and the gardens here that had long been an imperial pleasure-ground became the primary Summer Palace. Then, shortly after, the eight allied powers invaded in 1900 during the Boxer Rebellion to plunder and destroy the newly reconstructed New Summer Palace. Only when the fugitive CiXi returned to Beijing in 1903, did full-scale restoration begin. In this way, the Summer Palaces - both old and new - are associated in popular culture with the destructive interference of foreign powers. Today's Summer Palace is more or less the same as the palace rebuilt from 1903. It was designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1990. After the success of the 1911 Revolution, the Summer Palace was opened to the public. Then, after the last Qing Emperor PuYi was thrown out of the Palaces in 1924, the Summer Palace was turned into a park. The Summer Palace has become a popular and relaxing destination for both domestic and international tourists. The Summer Palace is virtually a museum of traditional Chinese gardening that uses rocks, plants, pavilions, ponds, cobble paths and other garden styles to create a poetic effect between different scenes. The halls, pavilions, bridges and temples, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, all blend together harmoniously despite their individual styles. Ingeniously conceived and elaborately designed, the Summer Palace, featuring the garden styles of both northern and southern China, is justifiably known as the 'Garden of Gardens'. Indeed, the Summer Palace represents a quintessentially Chinese ideal of harmony between man and nature. Don't miss : the beautiful Garden of Harmonious Interests (a 'garden within a garden'), SuZhou Street and the Four Great Regions Tibetan-style temple, and the Tower of Buddhist Incense and Cloud Dispelling Hall on the hill. The nearest subway station is BeiGongMen ('North Palace Gate') on line 4.

XiangShan (Fragrant Hills) Park 香山公园, BeiJing - video

XiangShan Park lies in the well-forested Western Fragrant Hills. This wonderful park is tranquil yet feature rich extending from the lower gardens and temple to the peak (560 meters) with tea-houses, pagodas and more along the way. Don't miss the Tranquil Heart Studio, the main part of which is a long corridor encircling a round pond, and further up the hill (middle route) YuHua Villa and QiYue Villa; all three are now partly tea-houses.

Incense and candles, at BaDaChu 八大处, BeiJing

BaDaChu, 'Eight Great Sights', is a park comprising a number of Buddhist temples and nunneries, some still active, on the slopes of the Western Hills on the edge of Beijing city. Though not as high as XiangShan, and not reaching the mountain top, it is still an energetic climb to the top site. The forested hillside valleys, with many ancient trees, adds much to the enjoyment here; a nice place for a gentle hike in the countryside.

Ritan Park (Temple of the Sun), Beijing - video

RiTan Park is centered on the Temple of the Sun and lies on the east side of Beijing within what is now one of the embassy areas. The temple dates from the late Ming dynasty. It complements the Temple of the Moon (YueTan) in the west; the other two axial temples in Beijing are the Temple of Earth (DiTan) in the north and the Temple of Heaven (TianTan) in the south. This delightful park features some ancient trees, rocky hills, ponds, cafes, winding paths and exercise areas.

The beautiful Tranquil Heart Studio, XiangShan Park 香山公园 - video

Filmed at the end of September 2010.

People's Park in ChengDu 成都 - video

Beautifully landscaped and with plenty of activity, like all parks in China. ChengDu is the capital of SiChuan province.

The Woodward SkatePark in Beijing - video

Opened in June 2010. Offers skateboarding (indoor and out), inline skating, BMX, dry-land snowboarding and free skiing, urban dance, digital arts (digital photography / video production and graphic design), music, and Chinese and English language programs.

Fun in JingShan Park, Beijing - video

JingShan Park is a popular location for locals to gather for games, music and dance, especially on Sundays.

A week in Beijing - video

Places featured include the Summer Palace, Great Wall, Forbidden City and the Olympic park.

Morning TaiChi in HangZhou 杭州

Seniors practice Tai Chi in a HangZhou park ...

Lotus pond, HongHu Park 红湖公园, ShenZhen 深圳

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