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- Beijing: scenes of ordinary life
(decoration of a temple roof)

The young show a not so traditional attire and behaviour

(left) Traditional gymnastics; (right) pretending to be an emperor (including in the background the Forbidden City)

Traditional choir singing

Playing cards at the Long Corridor of the Temple of Heaven

Traditional Chinese snacks for the joy of foreigners on a "Beijing by night tour"

Bored with usual food? Beijing small markets offer many alternatives

A hard to find Beijing cat enjoying the winter sun

The image used as background for this page shows an actress playing in a traditional show at Xian.

Pages of this section:
Introductory page
Beijing - The Forbidden City
Beijing - Tomb of Emperor Yongle
Beijing - Temple of Heaven and other monuments south of Tiananmen

SEE THESE OTHER EXHIBITIONS (for a full list see my detailed index).