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Guests from IOC visit Zhoukoudian Site in Fangshan Geopark

Source : Published :August 5, 2008

4 distinguished guests from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to attend the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games - Games of the XXIX Olympiad visited the Zhoukoudian site in Fangshan Geopark in the morning of August 1. After looking around such scenic spots as Museum, Peking Man Cave and Upper Cave in high spirits, these guests received the CD of the Site introduction in English, the Peking Man commemorative badge, the gatefold in Chinese, English and French as well as the card of 7 foreign scientists’ profiles stamped with the signature of the director of this museum from the Zhoukoudian Site Museum. The cultural implications of the Site held strong interest of these guests.