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“Peking Man” was the nickname given to the human fossils dating as far back as 18,000 – 11,000 B.C. that were discovered in this small Chinese village. ,
Zhoukoudian, Beijing 100028, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The bus trip took nearly 2 hours from Beijing, primarily because it stops at every single bus stop along the way. I wished that the Museum carries more real artifacts, rather than replicas. Also, wanting are English Language translations. Museum is separate from the Cave.

Thank Michael_Chick
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The place was relatively easy to get to from Beijing-2 hours by bus. (Bus 616 from Beijing West south side bus station then change to Bus 38 at Liangxiang Ximen for Zhoukoudian). It took 1.5 hrs return as I took the #38 bus to the...More

Thank AMsays
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I first visited Zhoukoudian in 2011. At that time it was only the old science hall exhibit and the caves. Which you were pretty much free to ramble through and explore. Today's 2018 visit revealed that much has changed at the site, and until the...More

1  Thank Ham M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

They have the thousand and million years back homo sapiens which were research by the China people. Now it is currently in Malaysia's National Museum.

Thank manjusrisivakumar29
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

If you have seen most of Beijing's main tourist attractions and is willing to see something out of the mainstream, Peking Man is a good option. Unfortunately, the main cave was blocked due to a construction. They are building a huge cover and looks like...More

1  Thank Leandro R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The site is an active dig, but you cant see any of the activity. I suggest going to the museum first and buy tickets for the show as they are limited then go to the site and finish up at the museum. The museum is...More

2  Thank Seattle60Gary
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I went to the Peking Man World Heritage site by public buses from Beijing and it is quite a lengthy journey. The area is well looked after with neatly trimmed paths, good signposts and viewing points. I found the caves fascinating even though there is...More

4  Thank Roaming2011
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Since my children were learning about stone age etc, we thought it would be a good place for a little education in the midst of our holiday. Old fossils and bones are displayed with explanation in a museum. There is even a 3D film about...More

3  Thank Speis75
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We had previously done most of the more well known attractions of Beijing so decided on a visit to this site. The new Museum that has just opened is first class and would be enjoyed by all including children. It is about 45 minutes from...More

2  Thank Keithfoster
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Having first heard of Peking Man in anthropology classes in university, I had to visit the site while living in China. It's true that there is not a whole lot for average tourists but those with an interest in the field will likely enjoy it....More

4  Thank WaynePod
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