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The Peking Man Site is located in Zhoukoudian, Fangshan District, about 50 kilometers from central Beijing. It is a world-famous ancient human habitant, known as home to Peking Man about 700,000 years ago. In this charming and mystical land, Peking man left its footprints. Today, the remains and site provides a good opportunity for tourists to explore the primitive life of our human ancestors.

Three representative remains are the Peking Man Site, the Upper Cave Man Site and the New Cave Man Site. Besides, another 20 amniote fossiled sites had been discovered, making Zhoukoudian the Museum of Natural Biohistory and palaeoanthropology. In 1953, the Peking Man Site Museum was founded and opened to the public, exhibiting over 3,000 cultural relics. The exhibits are mainly composed of fossils of the Peking Man and other animal bones, demonstrating the origin of creatures in prehistory and the transition from ape to human.

In 1961, the Peking Man Site was listed as one of the First Key National Cultural Protection Units by the State Council. The site was inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987. Food and accommodation are available in visiting Peking Man Site, since Fangshan Hotel can provide good services with its variety facilities.

Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian

Address(English):Loong Bone Moutain, Zhoukoudian, Fangshan District, Beijing China
Address(Chinese):
How to get there:

Bus

  • Take bus No.917 at Tianqiao Bus Station and get off at Fangshan then tramsfer to mini-bus.
  • Take bus No.917 at Tianqiao Bus Station and get off at Zhoukoudian stop then transfer to bus No.38.
  • Take bus No.616 to Liangxiang west gate then transfer to bus No.38.

 

Other information:

Tickets: CNY20

Opening Hours: 8:30 - 17:00

Tel: (86-10) 6832-6688

Tip: Fangshan Hotel will provide you food and commodation, where you can rest assure to stay comfortably.

Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian Map

Peking Man Site Map

Lay-out Map of Peking Man Site

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