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Beijing & Xian Old Picture Tour 4

On The Street (Beijing & Xian)
Streets & markets are the best place to discover ordinary people's life.

Top Left Photo - Camels were really important partner to businessmen in north of China in the past.
Top Right Photo - Rickshaws were as taxies to large citizens such as Beijing.Today, we do not have this type of Rickshaw, but you could take a tricycles to visit Hutong, to discover something old from ordinary people.
Bottom Left Photo - It is interesting that you could see the shadow of the photography.
Bottom Right Photo - Canmels transported goods on land, and boats did the same in the river.So Weihe Ferry was really important to Xian City in transportation at that time.

Big Goose Pagoda (Xian)
The photo was taken in 1907, This pagoda was in the Temple of Great
Maternal Grace at that time.And the temple was built for buddhist scriptures brought back from India by Zhang Xuan in AD652.
Chinese very popular novel Journey to the West (Monkey King) is basic from the story of Zhang Xuan's journey from Xian to India.

The Great Mosque at Huajue Lane (Xian)
It was a Chinese architectural style mosque, and it was with a large garden.It was built in the mid-18th century. You could visit here & Beiyuanmen Muslim Quarter at the same time.
The photoes on the bottom was the Great Mosque in 1900's.

Here is the end of our old picture tour in Beijing and Xian. Hope you have a nice trip with us.
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