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Andingmen (simplified Chinese :安定门; traditional Chinese :安定門; pinyin :Āndìngmén; lit. "Gate of Stability") was a gate in Beijing's Ming-era city wall. The gate was torn down along with the city wall in the 1960s. Andingmen is now a place name. Where the gate once stood is now Andingmen Bridge, a roundabout overpass on the northern 2nd Ring Road. The overpass links Andingmen Inner Street which runs south of the overpass inside the walled city and Andingmen Outer Street which runs north away from the wall of the city.
Bus and trolleybus stops are nearby, along with Andingmen Station, Line 2 of the Beijing Subway.
Ju'er Hutong (simplified Chinese :菊儿胡同; traditional Chinese :菊兒衚衕; pinyin :Jú'ér Hútòng) is a popular neighborhood for expats to live in. It is located in the hutongs southwest of Jiaodaokou, and just east of Shichahai and Gulou (the Drum Tower). Yongkang Hutong (Chinese :永康胡同; pinyin :Yǒngkáng Hútòng) is another popular residential location for expats in Beijing.
The 2nd Ring Road is a ring road highway which encircles the centre of Beijing.
Deshengmen is a city gate that was once part of Beijing's northern city wall. It is one of Beijing's few preserved city gates and now stands as a landmark on the northern 2nd Ring Road.
The Dongcheng District of Beijing covers the eastern half of Beijing's urban core, including all of the eastern half of the Old City inside of the 2nd Ring Road with the northernmost extent crossing into the area within the 3rd Ring Road. Its 40.6 km2 (15.7 sq mi) area is further subdivided into 17 subdistricts.
Fuxingmen is the name of a gate that used to be a part of Beijing's old city wall. It is also the name of a road situated in central Beijing and on the northwestern stretch of the 2nd Ring Road.
Xidan is a major traditional commercial area in Beijing, China. It is located in the Xicheng District.
Chang'an Avenue, literally "Eternal Peace Street", is a major thoroughfare in Beijing, China.
Dongzhimen was a gate in the old Beijing city fortifications. It is now a vibrant commercial center and transportation node in Beijing.
Chaoyangmen was a gate in the former city wall of Beijing. It is now a transportation node and a district border in Beijing. It is located in the Dongcheng District of northeastern central Beijing. Running from north to south is the eastern 2nd Ring Road. The Beijing Subway has a stop at Chaoyangmen.
Fuchengmen was a gate on the western side of Beijing's city wall. The gate was torn down in the 1960s, and has been replaced by the Fuchengmen overpass on the 2nd Ring Road. Fuchengmen Station is a transportation node, where a number of public buses and Line 2 of the Beijing Subway stop. The street that once passed through the gate is still named in its relation to the gate. East of Fuchengmen, it is known as Fuchengmen Inner Street because it would have been inside the wall. West of Fuchengmen, it is known as Fuchengmen Outer Street. Further west, the street becomes Fushi Road.
Hutong are a type of narrow street or alley commonly associated with northern Chinese cities, especially Beijing.
Yabaolu is a street and area in Beijing, China, running from Chaoyangmen Outer Street to Jianguomen Outer Street. The south part of Yabaolu is home to Beijing Children's Hospital. On the west side of Yabaolu lies Ritan Park.
Qianmen is the colloquial name for Zhengyangmen, a gate in Beijing's historic city wall. The gate is situated to the south of Tiananmen Square and once guarded the southern entry into the Inner City. Although much of Beijing's city walls were demolished, Zhengyangmen remains an important geographical marker of the city. The city's central north-south axis passes through Zhengyangmen's main gate. It was formerly named Lizhengmen, meaning "beautiful portal".
Chongwenmen was a gate that was part of Beijing's city wall in what is now Dongcheng District. The gate stood in the southeastern part of Beijing's inner city, immediately south of the old Beijing Legation Quarter. In the 1960s, the gate and much of the wall was torn down to make room for Beijing's second ring road. Today, Chongwenmen is marked by the intersection of Chongwenmen Nei (Inner) and Chongwenmen Wai (Outer) Street, which run north-south through the former gate, Chongwenmen East and Chongwenmen West Street, which run east-west where the wall stood, and Beijing Station West Street, a diagonal street, going northwest to the Beijing railway station. Chongwenmen is a transport node in Beijing. Chongwenmen Station is an interchange station on Lines 2 and 5 of the Beijing Subway. Chongwen District, an administrative division of the city from 1952 to 2010 and now folded into Dongcheng District, was named after Chongwenmen.
Andingmen Station is a station on Line 2 of the Beijing Subway. The station is named after Andingmen, a city gate in Beijing's city wall, which was torn down during the construction of the subway in the late 1960s.
Lingjing Hutong station is a station on Line 4 of the Beijing Subway, located on Xidan North St., about 150 m (490 ft) north of the west entrance of Lingjing hutong, after which it is named.
Andingmen Bridge is a roundabout interchange bridge located on the 2nd Ring Road in Beijing. It sits on the demolished Andingmen. The Andingmen Outer Street passes directly over the 2nd Ring Road. It sits directly south of Anzhen Bridge (安贞桥). Because the Ring Road is often a traffic bottleneck, the northern stretch between Andingmen and Xiaojie Bridge is often jammed, particularly in the lead to the turn-off for the Airport Expressway. The same goes for part of the road around the Deshengmen Bridge (德胜门桥) and all of the western side.
Dashilan(simplified Chinese: 大栅栏; traditional Chinese: 大柵欄; pinyin: Dàshilànr) is a subdistrict of Xicheng District, in Beijing, China.
Lingjing hutong is a hutong in Beijing, located near to Xidan, in the Xicheng district. It is approximately 600 metres (2,000 ft) long, running from Xidan North Street to Fuyou Street with a width of 32 metres (105 ft), it is considered the broadest hutong in Beijing.
Qianshi hutong translated as money market hutong, is a Beijing hutong recognized as the narrowest in the city. The street is located near to Qianmen, in the Dongcheng district. For most of its 55-metre (180 ft) length it is 70-centimetre (2.3 ft) wide and measures 40 centimetres (16 in) at its narrowest point, requiring passersby to turn sideways.
Nanluoguxiang is a narrow alley, that gives its name to an old part of the Beijing city centre, that has traditional architecture both new and old. The neighborhood contains many typical narrow streets known as hutong. It is located in the Dongcheng district.