YCIS Educational Sites in Beijing

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Educational sites in Beijing to take students for learning and cultural experiences.
Learn more at http://www.ycis-bj.com/

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YCIS Educational Sites in Beijing

  1. 1. ENRICHMENT THROUGH BEIJING EDUCATIONAL EXPEDITIONS RECOMMENDED LANDMARKS TO VISIT
  2. 2. About Beijing
  3. 3. Tiananmen Gate Great Hall of the People National Museum of China Monument to the People’s Heroes & Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum Tiananmen Square •  Tiananmen Square is considered a national symbol and the symbolic centre of Beijing •  This cultural site has endless educational activities to participate in, as it is surrounded by these educational locations:
  4. 4. 798 Space •  Located in the Dashanzi part of the Chaoyang District, in a 50- year-old out-of-service military factory complex with a functional Bauhaus-influenced design •  Housing a rich artistic community, it provides examples of traditional and modern Chinese art, as well as international art 1000 square meters exhibition hall Film and video showing area 300 square meters relaxing & eating space Contemporary art book shop
  5. 5. Beijing Opera •  Beijing Opera is a fusion of singing, dialogue, dancing and martial arts •  Plots are usually quite simple, which allows for understanding, even if a person is not proficient in Chinese, and allows for an immersion into Chinese culture Xuanwu District Huguang Huguang Theatre Lao She Teahouse The main areas to find performances
  6. 6. Summer Palace •  The Summer Palace once served as an imperial palace and is now the largest and most complete imperial garden in China Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988, as it captured the essence of Chinese garden arts Ancient pavilions Mansions Temples Bridges Families can walk around the 10- square-mile site and view:
  7. 7. Temple of Heaven •  This temple has been one of the most holy places in China for the past 500 years Largestofthe7altars Is the largest of the seven altars that are dispersed throughout Beijing Hundredsofyearsold The Chinese Cyprus, Chinese juniper, and scholar trees surrounding the temple are hundreds of years old Ancientceremonies Learn about the various ceremonies that occurred at this temple in ancient times, such as the Earthly Mount ceremony during the winter solstice
  8. 8. Nanluoguxiang Hutongs •  This fashionable pedestrian area holds the historical and cultural legacies of the city The area is known for its traditional architecture Beijing’s hutong areas offer a unique educational experience because of the merging of construction and tradition A look into the style of community associated with old Beijing •  Beijing hutongs are known for narrow lanes, passageways, courtyards and old Chinese housing
  9. 9. Great Wall •  The Great Wall spreads across China’s various environments for 8,852km and stands as an image of China’s history and endurance •  This sight merges both architectural grandeur and historical importance, with various areas of the wall in addition to a magnitude of complimentary attractions (such as the Ming Tombs and various famed watch towers) The Great Wall: incorporated into Chinese mythology and symbolism
  10. 10. Beijing: Educational and Fun Experience old and new Beijing is considered the ideal location to experience the fusion of old and new China, and notice the various international influences Increase capabilities This multi-cultural environment, with it’s ever-changing economic landscape, gives children an opportunity to increase their intellectual and social capacities Globally minded graduates By connecting with the environment surrounding it, YCIS Beijing is able to provide an engaging and enlightening experience for children, which will help to create truly globally minded graduates

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