Central Dongcheng

Dongcheng District is in . It means "east city" and appropriately enough covers the eastern half of the old, imperial city. Most visitors to the city will come here to visit both Tiananmen Square and the , the former imperial palace.

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The Yonghe Temple, also known as the Yonghe Lamasery, or popularly as the Lama Temple, is a temple and monastery of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism located in Dongcheng District, , .

Zhangzizhonglu Station is a station on Line 5 of the Beijing Subway.

Dongsi Shitiao station, or Dongsishitiao station, is a station on Line 2 of the Beijing Subway.

The Workers' Stadium, often called Gongti or Gong Ti, is a multi-purpose stadium in the Chaoyang District of north-eastern , China.

Beijing Temple of Confucius is the second-largest Confucian temple in , after in Confucius's hometown of .

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