Secrets of Great Wall of China

Secrets of Great Wall of China

Genesis of the construction of the Great Wall of China dates back to the eighth century BC. The China was then divided into the separate provinces, in which the power was exercised by independent feudal princes  competing with each other. The monarchs understand that to not lose power, then the first fortifications the first fortifications [Read the full story ...]


A night on the streets of Beijing

A night on the streets of Beijing

If you’ve imagine a night on the streets of Peking as something to do with people in poor orthodox clothing riding bicycles through dark alleys, then you’d be so wrong, it’s totally untrue. I saw no such thing in Peking. Maybe I was in some rich quarter but it was bright, lively, almost like London’s [Read the full story ...]


Forbidden City in Beijing

Forbidden City in Beijing

Forbidden City in Beijing was built during the reign of the Ming Dynasty. Surrounded by a fortified wall and moat. The walls are decorated with multi-storey towers, covered with yellow  tiles  roofs.  It covers an area with a length of 960 m and width 760 meters.  Gate of Heavenly Peace T’ien-anmen leads to the palace [Read the full story ...]