The Red Beach is located in the Liaohe River Delta, about 30 kilometer southwest of Panjin City in China. The beach gets its name from its appearance, which is caused by a type of sea weed that flourishes in the saline-alkali soil.
The Forbidden City (Zijincheng - purple being the color of the fix polar star that symbolizes the emperor) in Beijing is framed by a square and oblong wall, flanked by four towers in the corners (jiaolou).
The incredible Potala Palace in Lhasa, the former residence of the Dalai Lama. Turned into a museum and bereft of much of its internal heritage, it nonetheless remains a truely spectacular and dramatic building still dominating the skyline of Lhasa.