in Beijing Municipality, China
- Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing (Unesco heritage, 5 mi)
- Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing (Unesco heritage, 12 mi)
- Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian (Unesco heritage, 20 mi)
- The Great Wall (Unesco heritage, 36 mi)
- Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde (Unesco heritage, 117 mi)
- Beijing Dongwuyuan (zoo, (6 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 39.901 and 116.231 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 39° 54' 2" and E 116° 13' 50"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Yuan Renminbi - CNY
- Spoken languages:
- Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:41 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:12 am and 6:30 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -40.217 and -64.067 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Boca de la Travesia
- This place on Geonames.org
Babaoshan in Beijing Municipality is a city in China a little west of Beijing, the country's capital city.
Local time in Babaoshan is now 11:41 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 4 airports in the vicinity of Babaoshan, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in China is Beijing Nanyuan Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in China is Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), West. We discovered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lugu, Lugouqiao, Sijiqing, Fengtai and Xincun. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Beijing No. 9 Dacheng Road Hotel
Wanda Realm Beijing
HNA HOTEL RESORT
Famous International Hotel
Apple Hotel Wanda Plaza Branch
Mercure Wanshang Beijing
Holiday Inn BEIJING CHANGAN WEST
SUPER 8 BEIJING DAXING HUANG
Beijing Sihuan Hotel
Videos from this area
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中国旅行記(China Travel)2011㉓昆明〜北京・盧溝橋・西単他〜帰国編の動画です。 昆明から北京へ飛行機で移動し、盧溝橋(marco polo bridge)と中関村、...
Steve Drinks Baijiu
Chris has some "mohawk" version of baijiu, so I did a shot. Not very flavorful. Baijiu, literally meaning "white spirits", is also called "fire water". Strong too.
Remaking the Yong-Ting River: Beijing, China
Refilling the Yong-Ting River, which passes under Beijing's Marco Polo Bridge, as part of the North-South Water Transport Project. As of September 2011 the lake is completely full and quite...
Spitting in China - a 6 Year Old's Impression - Visit China
http://www.woltersworld.com My son was concerned I was not spitting correctly while we were traveling in China and he stopped me and said, "dad, you aren't doing it right, its like this" and...
Lost in Translation 1 - Mandarin
Eu, Franja e Pauleti; novamente, tentando se comunicar dentro de um táxi em Pequim. Bem que o motorista tentou, mas não deu.. hauhauha.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Shifeng Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge on Beijing's western 5th Ring Road. It is near Wanping, near the Marco Polo Bridge. Nearly 1.4 kilometres in length, it is a trademark bridge of the 5th Ring Road. Under the bridge runs many railways to other parts of China. The bridge is so named because it crosses from Shijingshan District into Fengtai District. Shifeng Bridge is well illuminated at night.
Shijingshan District is an urban district of the municipality of Beijing. It lies to the west of the urban core of Beijing, and is part of the Western Hills area. The district consists of 9 subdistricts of Beijing's city proper. Although the hills around Yunju Temple may also be called Shijingshan, they have Chinese characters different from those of the district and hence are unrelated to Shijingshan District.
Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park
Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park is a theme park located in the Shijingshan District of Beijing, China. The park, first opened on September 28, 1986, is currently owned and operated by the Shijingshan District government. The park is accessible via the Line 1 of the Beijing Subway. It has its own stop called Bajiao Amusement Park Station (八角游乐园).
Beijing Fengtai Stadium
Beijing Fengtai Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Beijing, China. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Beijing Guoan. The stadium holds 33,000. Fengtai Stadium was not used for football during the Beijing Olympics of 2008.
Marco Polo Bridge
The Marco Polo Bridge or Lugou Bridge is a famous stone bridge located 15 km southwest of the Beijing city center in the Fengtai District. It bridges the Yongding River—a major tributary of Hai River (although, in recent years, the water of Yongding River has been diverted to different areas of Beijing so often there is no water under the bridge).
The Laoshan Velodrome is a velodrome that is located in Laoshan, Shijingshan District, Beijing, China. It was built for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The venue was tested during the UCI Track World Cup in December 2007. The velodrome hosted track cycling disciplines during the Olympics. It has a capacity of 6,000 spectators, a 250-metre oval shaped track, and a total land surface of 32,920 square metres.
Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field
The Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field is a shooting range in the Shijingshan District of Beijing, China. It was under renovation and was completed in August 2007 for the 2008 Summer Olympics. At the 2008 Olympics, the shooting range hosted men's and women's skeet shooting and trap shooting events. It has floor space of 6,170 square metres with a capacity of 5,000 seats which was reduced to 1,047 after the Games.
Fengtai Softball Field
Fengtai Softball Field, or Fengtai Sports Center Softball Field is a softball stadium located in Beijing, China. It hosted the softball competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics. The complex consists of 2 competition grounds and 1 training ground. The stadium has a capacity of 13,000 and a floor space of 15,570 square metres. It also has a backup field with a capacity of 3500 and 2 training fields.
Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery
The Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery is Beijing's main resting place for the highest-ranking revolutionary heroes, high government officials and in recent years, individuals deemed of major importance due to their contributions to society. In Chinese, Babaoshan literally means "The Eight-Treasure Mountains". The cemetery is located in the Shijingshan District, a municipality located in western Beijing.
The MasterCard Center, formerly Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center, is an indoor arena for the 2008 Summer Olympics basketball preliminaries and finals. Ground was broken on 29 March 2005 and construction was completed on 11 January 2008. The stadium has a capacity of 18,000 and covers an area of 63,000 square metres. It was scaled back from its original design due to a 43% budget cut. The stadium was constructed by "Beijing Wukesong Cultural & Sports Co. Ltd.
Beijing Shooting Range Hall
The Beijing Shooting Range Hall is a shooting hall located in Shijingshan District, Beijing. It hosted the qualifying rounds and finals of ten shooting events at the 2008 Summer Olympics, consisting of all 10-, 25- and 50-metre events. It was the venue of the first gold medal awarded at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The entire shooting sports events for the 2008 Summer Paralympics were also held at this venue.
Shijingshan Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Beijing, China. It is currently used primarily for football matches. The stadium holds 20,000 people. Stadium construction commenced in February 1981 and was completed in October 1986.
Beijing National Day School
Beijing National Day School, or Beijing October First School is a junior high and high school in established in 1952. It is located in Yuquanlu, Haidian District, Beijing, China. The school was affiliated with the People's Liberation Army of the People's Republic of China as the unique school for PLA's high level officers' children. It opened to recruit students from 1964 and became a general high school of Beijing, and no longer belongs to the PLA.
Pagoda of Cishou Temple
The Pagoda of Cishou Temple, originally known as Yong'anwanshou Pagoda, is a 16th century stone and brick Chinese pagoda located in the Buddhist Cishou Temple of Balizhuang, a suburb of Beijing, China. This octagonal-shaped pagoda is roughly 50 m (164 ft) tall, with elaborate ornamental carvings, thirteen tiers of eaves, and a small steeple.
Laoshan Bicycle Moto Cross (BMX) Venue
The Laoshan Bicycle Moto Cross (BMX) was one of 9 temporary venues used for the 2008 Summer Olympics. It was located in Laoshan, Shijingshan District, Beijing. The venue was used for the men's and women's BMX racing events.
Pingguoyuan Station is a station on Line 1 of the Beijing Subway. It is the western terminus of Line 1. The name literally translates to 'apple garden'.
Gucheng Station is a station on Line 1 of the Beijing Subway. It is situated in Shijingshan District and is the second westernmost station in operation on the line. The station is formerly known as Guchenglu Station.
Bajiao Amusement Park Station
Bajiao Amusement Park Station is a station on Line 1 of the Beijing Subway. It is near Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park.
Babaoshan Station is a station on Line 1 of the Beijing Subway.
Yuquanlu Station is a station on Line 1 of the Beijing Subway.
Wanshoulu Station is a station on Line 1 of the Beijing Subway.
Wukesong Station is a station on Line 1 of the Beijing Subway. It is utilized as a form of mass transportation.
Wanping Fortress, also known as Wanping Castle is a Ming Dynasty fortress, or "walled city" in Beijing. It was erected in 1638–1640, with the purpose of defending Beijing against Li Zicheng and the peasant uprising. It lies adjacent to the Lugou Bridge. The Wanping Fortress has two gates, the east gate named Ever Prosperous Gate (永昌门, Yongchangmen), then renamed as Majestic Gate (威严门), and the west gate named as Favorably Govern Gate (顺治门, Shunzhimen).
Marco Polo Bridge Incident
The Marco Polo Bridge Incident (盧溝橋事變; also known as 七七事變, 七七盧溝橋事變 or the Lugouqiao Incident) was a battle between the Republic of China's National Revolutionary Army and the Imperial Japanese Army, often used as the marker for the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945). The eleven-arch granite bridge, Lugouqiao, is an architecturally significant structure, restored by the Kangxi Emperor (1662–1722).
Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences
The Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences (CAFS) is a large fisheries research institute. It was founded in 1978 under the Ministry of Agriculture in the People's Republic of China. It is a leading research institution in China, active in almost all research areas to do with aquaculture and marine and freshwater fisheries. CAFS sponsors the award winning international academic periodical Journal of Fishery Sciences of China.
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The Indie Summit 2019
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Babaoshan, Babaoshan Jiedao, 八宝山, 八宝山街道