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There are more than bars at Houhai in Beijing


1.Prince Kung's Mansion

Prince Kung's Mansion is the largest one in Qing Dynasty. It was used as the residence of He Shen and Yong Lin. After Yixin became the owner of the house, the name “Prince kung's Mansion” also came into being. After the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, the property right of the mansion belonged to Furen University.

Address: A14, Liuyin Street, Xicheng District, Beijing

2.Guo Moruo's former residence

This is a large quadrangle with a very special pattern. In this quiet space, Guo Moruo spent the last 15 years of his life. In the courtyard, there are ginkgo, biloba and peonies planted by Guo Moruo and his wife, which makes future generations feel quite touched.

Address: No.18, Qianhai West Street, West Bank of Shichahai

3.Song Qingling's former residence and Prince Chun’s Mansion

Many famous people have lived here since ancient times, including the great scholar Ming Zhu in the Kangxi period, He Shen in the Qianlong period, and the Yong Xing in the Jiaqing period. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, it became the living place of Song Qingling.

Address: No.46, Houhaibeiyan, Xicheng District

4.Mei Lanfang's former residence

Mei Lanfang, the great master of Chinese opera, once lived here in Beijing. Master Mei Lanfang's artistic achievements are well known. In his stage life of more than 50 years, he has formed an art school with unique style, which is deeply loved by the masses at home and abroad.

Address: No.9, Huguosi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing

5.Zhonggu Tower

The Tower is located in the north end of the North-South central axis of Beijing. It is majestic. It is used to report time in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It was built in the Yuan Dynasty and rebuilt in the Yuan Dynasty and Ming Dynasty because it was destroyed by fire many times. It is one of the landmarks in Beijing.

Address: No.9, Lingzi, Zhongguwan, Dongcheng District, Beijing

6.Deshengmen Archery Tower

Located on the west side of the north wall of Beijing, Deshengmen Archery Tower is one of the nine gates in the inner city of Beijing. It's part of the military fortress that protects the gate. There is a specialized museum of coins, which displays nearly one thousand coins of different dynasties in China. Each coin reflects the political, economic and social changes of that time. It is also an ideal place for research, exchange and collection in the field of coins.

Address: West of Beijing

7.Qingwang Masion

The palace was the residence of the minister at the end of Qing Dynasty. There are three major parts of the palace building. The central part is the main hall and now only one is reserved. The east has been rebuilt. Only the western part is basically intact. The western part is the living area of the royal residence.

Address: No.3 Dingfu street, Xicheng District, Beijing

8.Guanghua Temple

Guanghua temple, located on the North Bank of Houhai, is a famous large-scale Buddhist temple in Beijing, and Beijing Buddhist Association is also in the temple.

Address: No.31, Yaer alley, shichahaibei, Xicheng District, Beijing


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