AFP: Bell tolls for Beijing's Drum Tower homes

March 09, 2013

Posted on 16 December 2012. Tags: Beijing’s, Bell, Drum, homes, tolls, Tower

AFP: Bell tolls for Beijing’s Drum Tower homes BEIJING — China’s capital is to destroy swathes of ancient courtyard homes surrounding a 13th-century landmark in what is being called an effort to preserve Beijing’s historical legacy, residents said Friday. Large numbers of hutong homes, some of …

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