Dongcheng District, Beijing

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The Dongcheng District (literally "east city 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.wikipedia
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Wangfujing

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Tiananmen Square is also in Dongcheng, along with other popular destinations for domestic and international tourists such as the bars and nightlife in the hutongs of Nanluoguxiang and the shopping in Wangfujing.
Wangfujing is a shopping street in Beijing, China, located in Dongcheng District.

Chaoyang District, Beijing

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This is the district's northernmost section, now bordering on the Chaoyang District.
It borders the districts of Shunyi to the northeast, Tongzhou to the east and southeast, Daxing to the south, Fengtai to the southwest, Dongcheng, Xicheng and Haidian to the west, and Changping to the northwest.

Fengtai District

Fengtai
At Longtan Park in the southeast corner of the district, it curves west with the road to form the district's southern boundary with the Fengtai District.
It lies mostly to the southwest of the city center, extending into the city's southwestern suburbs beyond the Sixth Ring Road, but also to the south and, to a smaller extent, the southeast, where it has borders with Chaoyang District and Dongcheng District.

Chongwen District

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The name Dongcheng was first given to it in a 1958 reorganization; it has existed in its current form since a 2010 merger with the former Chongwen District to its south.
It bordered Dongcheng District to the north, Fengtai District to the south, Chaoyang District to the east, and Xuanwu District to the west.

Beijing

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The Dongcheng District (literally "east city 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.

Longtan Lake Park

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At Longtan Park in the southeast corner of the district, it curves west with the road to form the district's southern boundary with the Fengtai District.
The Longtan Park (, is a recreational urban park located in Dongcheng District (formerly in Chongwen District) of Beijing, just east of the Temple of Heaven.

Hepingli Subdistrict, Beijing

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Temple of Heaven Park is the largest, at 267 ha, with the 42.7 ha Temple of Earth Park in the Hepingli Subdistrict in second.
Hepingli is a residential neighborhood and a subdistrict of Dongcheng District, Beijing.

Beijing Legation Quarter

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Styles include the traditional Chinese architecture of the 15th-century imperial buildings in the Forbidden City and the various temples, the fin-de-siècle European revival styles in the Legation Quarter to the modern styles of today's newest buildings.
It is located in the Dongcheng District, immediately to the east of Tiananmen Square.

Nanluoguxiang

Nanluoguxiang Hutong
Tiananmen Square is also in Dongcheng, along with other popular destinations for domestic and international tourists such as the bars and nightlife in the hutongs of Nanluoguxiang and the shopping in Wangfujing.
It is located in the Dongcheng district.

Dongsi Subdistrict, Beijing

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First, the two districts in the area were renamed Dongsi and Dongdan, corresponding to streets that still exist in the northern and central portions of the district, in 1952; six years later the two were merged and renamed Dongcheng.
Dongsi literally, the "Eastern Four" or the "Eastern Quadrangle", is the name of an intersection and surrounding neighborhood in Dongcheng District, Beijing.

Temple of Heaven

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Temple of Heaven Park is the largest, at 267 ha, with the 42.7 ha Temple of Earth Park in the Hepingli Subdistrict in second. Dongcheng includes many of Beijing's major cultural attractions, such as the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Temple of Heaven is located in southern Dongcheng District, which until 2010 was part of Chongwen District.

China National Petroleum Corporation

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China National Petroleum Corporation and subsidiary PetroChina share one headquarters facility just inside the district at the Chaoyangmen intersection along the 2nd Ring Road.
Its headquarters are in Dongcheng District, Beijing.

China Maritime Safety Administration

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Two major agencies in the district are the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), which occupies a large building on Dongsi Street, and the China Maritime Safety Administration, on Jianguomen Inner Avenue.
It is headquartered in Dongcheng District, Beijing.

Civil Aviation Administration of China

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Two major agencies in the district are the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), which occupies a large building on Dongsi Street, and the China Maritime Safety Administration, on Jianguomen Inner Avenue.
The agency is headquartered in Dongcheng District, Beijing.

PetroChina

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China National Petroleum Corporation and subsidiary PetroChina share one headquarters facility just inside the district at the Chaoyangmen intersection along the 2nd Ring Road.
PetroChina Company Limited is a Chinese oil and gas company and is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), headquartered in Dongcheng District, Beijing.

Dongdan, Beijing

Dongdan
First, the two districts in the area were renamed Dongsi and Dongdan, corresponding to streets that still exist in the northern and central portions of the district, in 1952; six years later the two were merged and renamed Dongcheng.
In the checkerboard layout of Beijing, the Dongdan intersection in Dongcheng District to the east of the city centre, is balanced by Xidan or the "Western Single" in Xicheng District to the west of city centre.

Beijing Hotel

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Dongcheng is home to some of Beijing's most prestigious hotels, like the Beijing Hotel complex and the nearby Grand Hyatt on East Chang'an Avenue near Tiananmen Square.
The Beijing Hotel is a five-star state-owned hotel complex in the Dongcheng District of Beijing, China.

Chaoyangmen

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China National Petroleum Corporation and subsidiary PetroChina share one headquarters facility just inside the district at the Chaoyangmen intersection along the 2nd Ring Road.
It is located in the Dongcheng District of northeastern central Beijing.

Forbidden City

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Dongcheng includes many of Beijing's major cultural attractions, such as the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Beijing railway station

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There is also a large open plaza in front of the Beijing railway station.
Beijing railway station, or simply Beijing station, is a passenger railway station in Dongcheng District, Beijing.

Beixinqiao Subdistrict

Beixinqiao
Beixinqiao Subdistrict (Chinese: 北新桥街道) is a subdistrict in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China.

Drum Tower and Bell Tower of Beijing

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After a short turn to the west at the Bell and Drum Towers along Gulou West Street, it resumes its northward course along Jiugulou Street, which it follows north for several kilometers, past the 2nd Ring Road to Andeli Street North, where it turns west.
The upper story of the building currently serves as the People's Cultural Hall of the East City District.

Donghuamen Subdistrict

Donghuamen Subdistrict (Chinese: 东华门街道) is a subdistrict in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China.

Jingshan Subdistrict, Beijing

Jingshan Subdistrict
Jingshan Subdistrict (Chinese: 景山街道) is a subdistrict in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China.

Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau

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The Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau is also headquartered in Dongcheng.
The headquarters is in Qianmen, Dongcheng District.