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The map is correct. Beijing literally is there in the east. Traditionally, Beijing is the dense area, consists of Xicheng and Dongcheng districts, with Forbidden City in the center. Right inside the 2nd Ring Road (二环路). Every Beijing natives and every tourists still call that the city center of Beijing. But, in 2019, Beijing municipal government moved to ...


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This just looks to be a problem with the labels of the base map used by that geocaching site. If you look at other online mapping services (Google Maps, Bing Maps), they clearly show central Beijing located near the center of the large beltway highway shown in your screenshot. For example, in your screenshot you can see the thin, squared-off moats ...


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It's hard to prove a negative, but as of 2021, no, there isn't. The closest is the China Rail Pass (中铁银通卡), which is a reloadable prepaid card that lets you take most major bullet trains without advance bookings. However, the card offers no discounts, only convenience.


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While there isn't anything like Eurail or JRPass AFAIK, from last December prepaid passes and a limited 30-day pass have been launched for two routes. But they are really for commuters and business travelers, not tourists. For Beijing-Shanghai and Chengdu-Chongqing, you can buy a prepaid pass with 20 trips within 90 days for a specific interval. The price ...


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According to the page you link, only the ferry from Shenzhen Shekou Port to Hong Kong Airport is currently running. So, consult the list of participating airlines and make sure your airline has a checkmark in the Shenzhen Shekou Port column. (Under ordinary circumstances, it is sometimes possible to take the ferry and then check in at the airport if you are ...


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This most probably has to do with the obfuscation of the geographic coordinates mandated in China, where apparently random offsets are added to them. See more details here. There are open-source, freely available de-obfuscators available on github, which can be integrated with OpenLayers, leaflet, etc. -- I have used them ;-) I say you better report it as a ...


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Availability is the primary reason to go via an agent. Generally this is not an issue, but for popular services like trains to Tibet during the summer tourist season, publicly available tickets are snapped up almost instantly (both by legitimate travellers and by scalpers) and can be next impossible to obtain via the official website, particularly if you ...


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This is china, anything goes as long as you don’t ram your phone Down your neighbors throat, just use headphones to be polite no problem at all


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