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The Battle of Palikao (French: La bataille de Palikao, simplifi...

wikipedia - 21 Sep 2016
The Battle of Palikao (French: La bataille de Palikao, simplified Chinese: 八里桥之战; traditional Chinese: 八里橋之戰; pinyin: Bālǐqiáo zhī zhàn; literally: "Battle of the Eight-Mile Bridge") was fought at the bridge of Palikao by Anglo-French forces against the Qing Empire during the Second Opium War on the morning of 21 September 1860. It allowed Western forces to take the capital Beijing and eventually defeat the Qing Empire.
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Global Times - 19 Mar 2013
The entrance was on what was then called Rue Palikao (today's Yunnan Road South). The center offered the sort of entertainment that visitors might have found at a temple fair - bits of Chinese opera, conjurors, puppets, shadow plays and acrobats. As ...

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