Museum of Chinese History
Located just off the northeast
corner of Tiananmen Square, this museum displays more than 9,000 ancient
Chinese relics, including bronze pieces dating back 5,000 years. The museum
shares the same building as the Museum of the Chinese Revolution. This
museum features cultural artifacts from 1919 to 1949.
Beijing Amusement Park
1 Zuoanmennei Dajie
Beijing Amusement Park,
in Longtan Park, has live entertainment, rides, a water-screen show, paddleboats,
bumper cars and roller coasters.
Blue Zoo Beijing
(Gongti Nanlu), Chaoyang
aquarium is great for the kids. The main attraction is a 140-yard-/130-meter-long
moving walkway that swirls around underneath the main tank, with sharks
swimming overhead. The museum focuses on such marine issues in China as
the damming of the Yangtze River and the slaughter of sharks for shark-fin
Miraculous Amusement Palace
Wax exhibitions and scenery
depict episodes from the famous Chinese story A Journey to the West, featuring
the monk, the pig, the monkey and the warrior.
Beijing Museum of Natural
126 Tianqiao Nandajie
The largest of its kind
in China, this museum contains fossils or specimens of almost all plants
and animals found in China.
Beijing Recreation Center
Beisihuanzhong Road, Andingmenwai
Watery fun including a wave
pool, simulated river, three slides and a â€śfast slippery dipâ€ť (a steep
water slide). A sports complex provides bowling, squash, tennis,
roller-skating, disco dancing, billiards and a sauna.
Chinese Geology Museum
15 Yangrou Hutong
Chinese Geology Museum displays
minerals, gems and Paleozoic plants and plenty of animals. A great
place for family fun!
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