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Beijing

As the current capital city of China, Beijing has been the political, educational, cultural and art center of the country for much of the past several centuries. The city is rich in historical sites, important government and cultural institutions and renowned for its flatness and regular construction such as ancient opulent palaces, temples, imperial gardens, tombs, walls, gates and its art treasures. Beijing was host to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Beijing top attractions are Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Hutongs, Peking Opera and more....  

There are fantastic shopping opportunities waiting visitors in Beijing. There are different shopping districts located in different parts of the city which specialize in different items. There is something for everyone; upscale fashion boutiques, fine art shops, antique and craft shops, silk shops, and jewelry markets, to name a few.

Beijing is a food lovers paradise. Its Cuisine is famous throughout China and the rest of the globe. Its most famous dish is Peking (Beijing) Roast Duck. A visit to Beijing is not complete without experiencing it. Beijing’s Hot Pot was started during the Yuan Dynasty and also should not be missed. It is a favorite with visitors and locals alike. Beijing is celebrated globally for its history and culture. The rich and diverse history, fascinating sights and hospitable people make Beijing travel experience a great difference.

Tours
1-day Badaling & Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking Tour

1-day Badaling & Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking Tour

Beijing

1-day Beijing Badaling & Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking Tour bring you to hike at the two most famous sections of Great Wall of China: Mutianyu and Badaling.

7-day China Golden Triangle Tour

7-day China Golden Triangle Tour

BeijingXianShanghai

This 7 days China Golden Triangle Tour for visitor lifetime joy to see the Bund Shanghai, Shanghai Museum, Xian Terra Cotta Army Warriors, Beijing Great Wall, Forbidden City, temple of Heaven and more....

8-day Best China Family Tour

8-day Best China Family Tour

BeijingXianGuilinYangshuo

China tour operator selects some vacation packages for family relaxing, learning and fun. Offer your family a lifetime experience in today China to see the Great Wall Beijing, Yangshuo countryside and more...

7-day China Harbin Winter Tour

7-day China Harbin Winter Tour

BeijingHarbinShanghai

7 days China winter tour is to view Beijing Great Wall, Shanghai Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, Ice Lantern Show, Snow Sculpture, Ice Sculpture and more...

12-day China Kungfu Tour

12-day China Kungfu Tour

BeijingZhengzhouKaifengLuoyangXianShanghai

This 12 days China Kungfu Tour for tourist history and Chinese Kungfu interests to experience the Forbidden City Beijing, Shaolin Temple Dengfeng, Chinese Kungfu, Xian Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses, Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, Huangshan Yellow Mountains and more....

11-day Family China Culture Tour

11-day Family China Culture Tour

BeijingXianGuilinYangshuoShanghaiSuzhou

China tour operator selects some vacation packages for family relaxing, learning and fun. Offer your family a lifetime experience in today China to see the Great Wall Beijing, Xian Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses, the Bund Shanghai, Suzhou gardens and more...

1-day Badaling Great Wall Tour by Helicopter

1-day Badaling Great Wall Tour by Helicopter

Beijing

1-day Badaling Great Wall Tour packages covers Badaling Great Wall hiking and 30-Minute air tour by Helicopter to have bird's view....

10-day Beijing Xian Guilin Shanghai China Essence Tour

10-day Beijing Xian Guilin Shanghai China Essence Tour

BeijingXianGuilinYangshuoShanghai

This 10 days China tour covers the highlights such as Beijing Great wall, Xian Terracotta Warriors, Guilin Li River Cruise, Yanshuo West Street, the Bund Shanghai and more tourist attractions....

8-day Beijing Xian Luoyang Shaolin Bullet Train Tour

8-day Beijing Xian Luoyang Shaolin Bullet Train Tour

BeijingLuoyangZhengzhouXian

8-day Beijing Xian Luoyang Shaolin Bullet Train Tour covers the most popular attractions such as the Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall in Beijing, Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses in Xi'an and Shaolin Temple and Kung Fu Show in Luoyang....

11-day Impression China Guilin Tour

11-day Impression China Guilin Tour

BeijingXianGuilinLongshengYangshuoShanghai

This 11 days China Impression Tour With Guilin Packages for tourist history and nature interests to view The Forbidden City Beijing, Xian Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses, Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, Guilin Li River and more....

2-day Beijing & Tianjin Xingang Port Tour

2-day Beijing & Tianjin Xingang Port Tour

Beijing

2-day Beijing & Tianjin Xingang Port covers Tianjin cruise port to Beijing to visit the Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace ....

12-day Beijing Shanhaiguan Shenyang Dalian Qingdao Train Tour

12-day Beijing Shanhaiguan Shenyang Dalian Qingdao Train Tour

Beijing

12-day Beijing Shanhaiguan Shenyang Dalian Qingdao Train Tour covers the Forbidden City, the first pass of Great Wall of China, Mukden Palace and more tourist attractions in Dalian and Qingdao.

12-day Family China Yangtze Cruise Tour

12-day Family China Yangtze Cruise Tour

BeijingXianChongqingYangtze SuzhouShanghai

China tour operator selects some vacation packages for family relaxing, learning and fun. Offer your family a lifetime experience in today China to see the great wall Beijing, Yangtze river, Suzhou gardens and more...

4-day Beijing Muslim Tour Package

4-day Beijing Muslim Tour Package

Beijing

The 4-day Beijing Muslim Tour Package covers Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutongs, Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace...

13-day Family China Holiday Tour

13-day Family China Holiday Tour

BeijingXianShanghaiGuilinYangshuoHong Kong

Perfect China family trip with kids covers Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Yangshuo and Hong Kong with top tourist attractions and series of activities.

5-day Beijing Highlights Tour Package

5-day Beijing Highlights Tour Package

Beijing

The 5 days Classic Beijing Tour Package covers Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutongs, Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace...

16-day Deluxe China Family Tour

16-day Deluxe China Family Tour

BeijingXianGuilinYangshuoChongqingYangtze ShanghaiSuzhou

This 16 days Deluxe China Family Tour packages for family relaxing, learning and fun. Offer your family a lifetime experience in today China to see the Great Wall Beijing, Xian Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses, Yangtze river, Suzhou gardens and more...

11-day Ultimate Fun Tour

11-day Ultimate Fun Tour

ShanghaiYangtze ChongqingChengduHarbinBeijingYichang

China Tour Summary: This tour combine the most magnificent river cruise, the Yangtze River Cruise, and the tour of coming face to face with the Giant Panda.

14-day Beijng Xi'an Guilin Shanghai & Yangtze Cruise Tour

14-day Beijng Xi'an Guilin Shanghai & Yangtze Cruise Tour

BeijingXianGuilinChongqingYangtze Shanghai

This Beijing Xi'an Guilin Chongqing Shanghai & Yangtze Cruise tour covers top tourist attractions such as Beijing Great Wall & Hutongs, Xian Terracotta Army Warriors and Horses Museum, Yangtze cruise three gorges sights from Chongqing to Yichang, to Shanghai and more...

13-day China Winter Tour

13-day China Winter Tour

YangshuoPingyaoSuzhouShanghaiBeijingXianGuilin

13 days Western China Tour covers Beijing Great Wall, Pingyao Ancient City, Xian Terracotta Warriors, Guilin Yangshuo Li River, Shanghai Bund and Suzhou Gardens and more...

15-day Luxury Epicurean China Gourment Food Tour

15-day Luxury Epicurean China Gourment Food Tour

BeijingXianChengduGuilinGuangzhouHong Kong

This 15 days Luxury Epicurean China Gourment Food Tour for tourist to taste famous Chinese food, Beijing Roast Duck, Cantonese food, Forbidden City Beijing, Xian Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses, Chengdu Panda, Sichuan food, Shanghai Dim Sum and more....

8-day Beijing Inner Mongolia Hulunbuir Grassland Tour

8-day Beijing Inner Mongolia Hulunbuir Grassland Tour

BeijingHulunbuir

8-day Beijing Inner Mongolia Hulunbuir Grassland Tour covers best tourist attractions in Beijing and Hulunbuir Nationality Museum in Hailar, Hulunbuir Grassland in Erguna City, Erguna Wetland, Hulun Lake in Manzhouli....

15-day Best China Golf Tour

15-day Best China Golf Tour

ShanghaiSuzhouBeijingXianKunmingHong Kong

China tour operator offers 15 days top site and club experience to play Golf in Shanghai, Suzhou, Beijing, Xian, Kunming, Hong Kong and more resorts...

17-day Classic China & Mountain Huangshan Tour

17-day Classic China & Mountain Huangshan Tour

BeijingXianGuilinYangshuoHangzhouHuangshanShanghaiSuzhou

From east to west, explore ancient China culture relics in this tour. Admire dynastic treasure in Beijing and Xian. Go deeper to discover the beauty of Chinese southern cities and water town landscape in Hangzhou, Mt. Huangshan and Guilin. The classical Suzhou gardens and the intoxicating scenery never fail any visitor.

14-day China Hong Kong & Yangtze Cruise Tour

14-day China Hong Kong & Yangtze Cruise Tour

Hong KongGuilinYangshuoChongqingYangtze ShanghaiBeijing

This 14 days China Highlights Tour of Yangtze River Cruise & Hong Kong for visitor life time joy to see Hong Kong, Beijing Great Wall, Forbidden City, Yangtze River Cruise, the Bund Shanghai and more....

10-day Great Silk Road Tour

10-day Great Silk Road Tour

XianDunhuangTurpanUrumqiKashgarBeijing

The 10 days Great Silk Road Tour for tourist silk road culture and nature interests to visit Xi'an Ancient City Wall, Hecang Military Depot, Jiayuguan Pass, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing-Sand Mountain, Crescent Moon Lake, Karez Channels, Flaming Mountain, Mount Nan Pasture, Sunday Bazaar, Abakh Khoja Tomb, Karakul Lake...

14-day Best China Panda Tour

14-day Best China Panda Tour

ShanghaiGuilinChengduXianBeijing

This 14 days best China Panda tour covers Sichuan Chengdu panda volunteer, Guilin, Xian, Shanghai, Beijing for tourist history & nature interests to view Chengdu Dujiangyan Panda bases, Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses, The Forbidden City and more....

10-day Golden LGBT China Tour

10-day Golden LGBT China Tour

BeijingXianShanghai

10 days Golden LGBT China Beijing Xian Suzhou Shanghai tour for Lesbian, Gay, Bisex, Transsex to visit Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors, the Bund, and more ...

12-day Classic LGBT China Tour

12-day Classic LGBT China Tour

BeijingXianGuilinYangshuoShanghaiSuzhou

12 days classic LGBT China tour thru Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Suzhou Shanghai for Lesbian, Gay, Bisex, Transsex to Beijing Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Guilin Yangshuo Li River, the Bund...

14-day Ancient China Heritage Wonder Tour

14-day Ancient China Heritage Wonder Tour

BeijingPingyaoTaiyuanXianShanghaiHuangshanHangzhou

This 14 days Ancient China Heritage & Wonder Tour for tourist history and nature interests to view The Forbidden City Beijing, Pingyao Ancient City Wall, Xian Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses, Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, Huangshan Yellow Mountains and more....

7-day Beijing Shanghai Tour

7-day Beijing Shanghai Tour

BeijingShanghai

This 7-day Beijing & Shanghai China Classic tour package for tourist leisure and relax interests to visit Beijing Great Wall, the forbidden city, the Bund Shanghai, and more....

17-day China Sichuan Tibet Memory Tour

17-day China Sichuan Tibet Memory Tour

ShanghaiGuilinYangshuoChengduLhasaXianPingyaoBeijing

This 17 days China memory tour package for visitor lifetime joy to see the Bund Shanghai, Guilin Li river, Chengdu Panda, Xian Terra Cotta Army Warriors, Lhasa Potala Palace, Pingyao Ancient City,Beijing Great Wall and more

12-day Trails China Hiking Tour

12-day Trails China Hiking Tour

BeijingKunmingLijiangShanghai

12 days China hiking, trekking tour package is to go through Beijing Great Wall, Kunming Stone Forest, Lijiang Tiger Leaping Gorge, Shanghai China resorts and more...

9-day China Culture & Landscape Hiking Tour

9-day China Culture & Landscape Hiking Tour

BeijingHuangshanGuilinYangshuo

9 days Landscape China hiking tour package through landmarks for you to hike on the Great Wall, around Huangshan (Yellow Mountains), through the countryside of Yangshuo, this tour will give you a feel for the real China and will let you experience its amazing culture firsthand and more...

12-day Emei Mountain Hiking Tour

12-day Emei Mountain Hiking Tour

BeijingChengduEmeishanShanghai

12 days China Sichuan Mountain Hiking, Trekking tour package through Beijing Great Wall, Chengdu Panda Bear Base, Leshan Giant Buddha, Emei Mountains and more resorts.

16-day Emeishan & Huangshan Hiking Tour

16-day Emeishan & Huangshan Hiking Tour

BeijingHuangshanChengduEmeishanGuilinYangshuo

16 days China Mountain Trail Hiking tour package through Beijing Great Wall, Huangshan Yellow Mountains, Chengdu Emei Mountain, Guilin and Yangshuo countryside.

15-day Chinese Ancient Capitals & Culture Tour

15-day Chinese Ancient Capitals & Culture Tour

BeijingXianLuoyangZhengzhouNanjingSuzhouShanghai

This 15 days Chinese Ancient Capitals & Culture Beijing Pingyao Xi'an Luoyang Nanjing Suzhou Shanghai to see Great Wall, Terra Cotta Army Warriors, Longmen Grottoes, Suzhou gardens & Zhouzhuang Water Town and more....

10-day Beijing Shanghai Suzhou Tour

10-day Beijing Shanghai Suzhou Tour

BeijingShanghaiSuzhou

This 10 days Beijing Shanghai Suzhou Tour for visitor life time joy to see Beijing Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Suzhou Gardens, the Bund Shanghai and more....

12-day Memorable China Tour

12-day Memorable China Tour

BeijingXianShanghaiGuilinYangshuoHong Kong

This 12 days Memorable China Beijing Xian Guilin Shanghai Hong Kong Tour for visitor life time joy to see Beijing Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Xian Terra Cotta Army Warriors, Guilin Li River, the Bund Shanghai, Hong Kong and more....

12-day Classic China Accessible Tour

12-day Classic China Accessible Tour

ShanghaiBeijingXianGuilinYangshuoHong Kong

12-day Accessible China Beijing Xian Guilin Shanghai Hong Kong Tour Wheelchair offer the slow walker, wheelchair traveler, their family and their friends to visit Beijing China, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guilin and more.

11-day Accessible China Chengdu Tour

11-day Accessible China Chengdu Tour

BeijingXianChengduShanghai

The wheelchair accessible China Beijing Xi'an Chengdu Shanghai tour offers the slow walker, wheelchair traveler, their family and their friends to visit great wall Beijing China, Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses Xian, Chengdu Panda, Dujiangyan and more

11-day China Biking Tour

11-day China Biking Tour

BeijingGuilinYangshuoShanghaiSuzhou

This 11 days China biking tour package for visitor lifetime joy to see the Beijing Hutongs, Beijing Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Li River Cruise, Yangshuo Countryside, Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, Suzhou Gardens and more

15-day China Tibet Impression Tour

15-day China Tibet Impression Tour

ShanghaiGuilinYangshuoChengduLhasaXianBeijing

The impression China tour package covers the Bund Shanghai, Guilin Yangshuo Li River cruise, Chengdu Panda Base, Lhasa Potala Palace, Xian Terracotta Army Warriors, Beijing Great Wall and more top China sights.

17-day Golden China & Silk Road Xinjiang Tour

17-day Golden China & Silk Road Xinjiang Tour

ShanghaiGuilinXianLanzhouXiaheJiayuguan DunhuangTurpanUrumqiBeijing

This golden China triangle Beijing Xian Shanghai Tour links the Silk Road travel attractions in Gansu Lanzhou Dunhuang, Xinjiang Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar and more for adventure experience.

15-day Ancient China Culture Journey

15-day Ancient China Culture Journey

BeijingDatongTaiyuanPingyaoXianLuoyangZhengzhouShanghai

Discover the great ancient Chinese civilization with series of top amazing sights and experience of culture and history in China!

8-day Beijing Xian Shanghai China Train Tour

8-day Beijing Xian Shanghai China Train Tour

BeijingXianShanghai

8-day Beijing Xian Shanghai China Train Tour cover the most popular tourist attractions such the Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall in Beijing, Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses in Xi'an and the Bund of Shangshai....

14-day Beijing Shandong Jiangsu Shanghai High Speed Rail Tour

14-day Beijing Shandong Jiangsu Shanghai High Speed Rail Tour

BeijingShanghaiSuzhouNanjingTai'anQufuJi'nan

14-day Beijing Shandong Jiangsu Shanghai High Speed Rail Tour covers the most popular tourist attractions such as the Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall in Beijing, Tianjin Ancient Culture Street, Ji'nan Baotu Spring, Mount Tai, Qufu Confucian Temple, Nanjing Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen Suzhou Net Master Garden, No. 1 Silk Factory, Tiger Hill and the Bund of Shanghai....

20-day Ancient China & Dream Mountain River View Tour

20-day Ancient China & Dream Mountain River View Tour

BeijingTaiyuanPingyaoZhengzhouLuoyangXianGuilinYangshuoLongshengHuangshanShanghai

This 21 days Beijing Pingyao Luoyang Xi'an Guilin Huangshan Shanghai Tour to the Forbidden city ,Shaolin Temple, Longmen Grottoes, Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses, Li River Cruise, Yangshuo West Street, Yellow Mountain, Hongcun Village, the Bund and more....

Attractions
Badaling Great Wall

Badaling Great Wall

The most frequented part of The Great Wall, the Badaling Section is located close to Beijing and the Ming Dynasty Imperial Tombs. It is very popular and its views are truly spectacular.

Huanghuacheng Great Wall

Huanghuacheng Great Wall

The Huanghuacheng Section of The Great Wall is incredible. This section of the wall is unique in that it is divided in sections by three lakes. The wall is an indispensable part of all China tours and should not be missed.

Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven, located near Forbidden City and Summer Palace in Beijing where Chinese Emperors would pray to heaven for good harvests for the country. The temple complex architecture is truly stunning and are known throughout the world.

The East Outer Court of Forbidden City

The East Outer Court of Forbidden City

Located east of the Inner Court, the Hall of Literary Glory, was the residence of the Crown Princes during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

The Forbidden City's Inner Court

The Forbidden City's Inner Court

The Forbidden City’s Inner Court was the private living area of the Emperor and his wives and concubines. It also contains temples and gardens for the Emperor’s enjoyment.

The Outer East  Inner Court of Forbidden City

The Outer East Inner Court of Forbidden City

The Forbidden City’s Outer East Inner Court was created as the retirement area for Emperor Qianlong. He did not want to rule longer than his grandfather, Emperor Kangxi, so he built the area to retire to. The design and architecture of the area are truly spectacular.

Gubeikou Great Wall

Gubeikou Great Wall

The Gubeikou Section of The Great Wall is spectacular. It is a testament to man’s ingenuity and the grandeur and size of it never fails to leave visitors speechless. The wall is an important addition to all China tours and one that is never forgotten.

Simatai Great Wall

Simatai Great Wall

One of the most beautiful sections of The Great Wall, the Simatai Section is known for its remarkable state of preservation. It has some very famous watchtowers and is a photographer’s dream.

Mutianyu Great Wall

Mutianyu Great Wall

The Mutianyu Section of The Great Wall is famous for its natural beauty. The Mutianyu Section is very popular with visitors. The wall is an incredible testament to man’s ingenuity.

Beijing Hutongs

Beijing Hutongs

The labyrinthine maze of alleyways and lanes which make up Beijing Hutongs are an incredible glimpse into local Beijinger's lives. It is a great way to see how locals have lived Traditionall for centuries. A pedicab ride through Beijing's Hutongs is a fantastic experience ...

2008 Beijing Olympics' Venues

2008 Beijing Olympics' Venues

The unique architecture of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Venues make them a large draw for visitors from around the world. The two major buildings are the Beijing Bird's NestNational Stadium, and Beijing Water Cube National Aquatics Center.

The Outer Court of Forbidden City

The Outer Court of Forbidden City

All government business and ceremonies were held in The Outer Court. The area was the center of the Chinese governmental proceedings. The buildings and courtyards were built to showcase the power and majesty of the Emperor.

Tiananmen Square

Tiananmen Square

Beijing Tiananmen Square, as the largest one in the world, sits south of The Forbidden City and is surrounded by the National Museum of China, the Great Hall of the People (the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall). It is a fantastic place for flagraising ceremony and Chinese kite flying.

Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall China is one of the greatest testaments to man's ingenuity on earth. Great Wall sections cover Badaling, Mutianyu, Simatai, jinshanling and more with breathtaking and the facts was created with primitive tools makes it all the more impressive.

Shuiguan Great Wall

Shuiguan Great Wall

Located 2 kilometers from the Badaling Section of The Great Wall, the Shuiguan Section was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The Shuiguan Section is translated as "Water Pass", because it utilized water as part of its defense.

Jiankou Great Wall

Jiankou Great Wall

There are several famous parts of the Jiankou Section, which make this section very popular with the few visitors who brave it. The Nine-eye Tower was an important command post in the ancient past.

Yonghe Lamasery

Yonghe Lamasery

Built in the early Qing Dynasty, the Yonghe Lamasery was originally built as an imperial prince’s palace. It became the national center of Lama administration and is the best preserved lamasery in China.

The Summer Palace

The Summer Palace

The Summer Palace (Yiheyuan Garden) is the largest extant traditional Chinese garden built as the summer playground for China emperors and grew to encompass a huge area filled with gardens, temples, palaces, and even a private imperial shopping center.

The Forbidden City’s  West Inner Court

The Forbidden City’s West Inner Court

The West Inner Court of The Forbidden City was where the residences of the Emperor, Empress and concubines were located. The Emperor’s living quarters is an incredible complex filled with treasures of all descriptions.

The Sacred Road

The Sacred Road

Located 50 kilometers north of Beijing is the Sacred Road and Ding Tomb. They are part of the Ming Dynasty Imperial Tombs, a huge funerary complex created to hold the remains of the Ming Dynasty’s (1368-1644) 13 Emperors, their wives, and concubines.

Beihai Park

Beihai Park

Near The Forbidden City, Beihai Park was a getaway for the Emperor and his entourage. It is a stunning example of Imperial garden design and architecture. The garden is centered on a huge white dagoba with a sight of many parts of Beijing.

The Forbidden City Virtual Tour

The Forbidden City Virtual Tour

The Forbidden City, located in Beijing, is truly breathtaking. Home of China’s Emperors for over 500 years, the palace is home to incredible treasures, both artistically, and architecturally.

The West Outer Court of Forbidden City

The West Outer Court of Forbidden City

Located west of the Outer Court, lies the hall of martial Valor. The hall mimics the Hall for Literary Glory located in the East Outer Court area. The Hall for Literary Glory was dedicated towards literature, whereas the Hall of Martial Valor was dedicated towards military.

Ding Tomb

Ding Tomb

Ding Tomb is located at the foot of Dayu Mountain, southwest of Changling in Changping District of Beijing, and built in 1584 – 1590. It’s one of the thirteen Ming Tombs that buried the Wanli Emperor and his two empresses.

The East Inner Court of Forbidden City

The East Inner Court of Forbidden City

The Forbidden City’s East Inner Court was the private living area of the Imperial Concubines during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The residences currently display artifacts of the museum’s collection.

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City was political and ceremonial center of China and home to China's Emperors for more than 500 years. Built in 1406, the palace was built and rebuilt through the Ming (1638-1611) and Qing (1644-1911) Dynasties.

Beijing Roast Duck

Beijing Roast Duck

Beijing has a large selection of unique culinary dishes, but the most famous is undoubtedly Beijing Roast Duck. The dish is a gastronomic delight and is as beautiful as it is delicious.

Jinshanling Great Wall

Jinshanling Great Wall

The best preserved part of The Great Wall, the Jinshanling Section of the wall was built from very large bricks. The watchtowers on this section are famous for their design and beauty.

Hotels
Holiday Inn Express Beijing Minzuyuan

Holiday Inn Express Beijing Minzuyuan

The Holiday Inn Express Beijing Minzuyuan is managed by the InterContinental Hotels Group and has been since opening in 2008. The accommodation is adjacent to Metro Line 10, within walking distance of the Beijing International Convention Center and 10 kilometers from the bustling downtown area. A complimentary breakfast is provided to guests staying in any of the Holiday Inn Express Beijing Minzuyuan's 418 rooms. Additional room amenities include gratuitous Internet service, individual thermostats, in-room safes and coffee makers. Non-smoking rooms can be requested at the time of booking. Hotel facilities include guest parking, a laundry room and a business center. There is also a Chinese restaurant in the hotel. The Holiday Inn Express Beijing Minzuyuan offers baggage handling, meal delivery and currency exchange services. The front desk is staffed around the clock and many hotel employees speak English. The Chinese Ethnic Culture Park and National Stadium are both located near the park. The world-famous Bird's Nest can be seen from the Olympic View Room. There is a McDonald's within walking distance of the hotel. Beijing Railway is 15 kilometers from the hotel.

Hilton Beijing Wangfujing

Hilton Beijing Wangfujing

The 15-story Hilton Beijing Wangfujing (Beijing Wangfujing Xierdun Jiudian) is located in the central business district in Dongcheng District of Beijing, close to the Forbidden City and walking distance from two subway stations. Nearby attractions include the Imperial Palace, Tiananmen Square, Jingshan Park, Dong Hua Men night market and China History Museum. It's also close to the North Sea and Railway Station. The hotel is 27 kilometers from Capital International Airport. Opened in 2008, the 14-story hotel features 255 rooms and suites, equipped with high-speed Internet, satellite television, DVD players, clock radios, refrigerators, mini-bars, coffee/tea makers, climate control, direct-dial phones with voice mail, in-room safes and entertainment facilities. Bathrooms feature handheld showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries and hair dryers. 24-hour room service and wake-up calls are available. The hotel property features a swimming pool, spa center, fitness facility and sauna, Chinese and western restaurants, bars, lounges, concierge service, multi-lingual staff, currency exchange, safe-deposit boxes, laundry service and off-street parking. Conference facilities include a ballroom, meeting rooms, business center and audio-visual equipment. Property Amenities: Swimming pool, spa center, fitness facility, sauna, restaurants, bars, lounges, concierge service, multi-lingual staff, currency exchange, safe-deposit boxes, laundry service, parking, ballroom, meeting rooms, business center, audio-visual equipment Room Amenities: High-speed Internet, satellite television, DVD player, clock radio, refrigerator, mini-bar, coffee/tea maker, climate control, direct-dial telephone, voice mail, in-room safe, handheld showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, hair dryer, 24-hour room service, wake-up calls

Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing

Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing

Located in Wangfujing Avenue, the prime business district in the city center, it is only ten-minute walk from the Forbidden City with an unparalleled location. Being newly decorated, the hotel offers 360 rooms and suites. The business and conference facilities could meet various needs. Dynamic, modern and technological environment is also available here. Various exotic styles of restaurants and bars, the so-called 'gathering place' of the successful men are at your service. With a perfect connection of relaxation, business and traveling, the hotel is modern and fashionable.

China World Summit Wing

China World Summit Wing

Situated within Beijing's China World Trade Centre complex, the Shangri-La China World Summit Wing, Beijing (Beijing Guomao Dajiudian) is located on the upper floors in the tallest landmark in Beijing. Featuring 278 guestrooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows as well as unrivalled view that extend all the way to the Forbidden City, the rooms are the most spacious in the Beijing averaging 65 square metres. Guests can also enjoy amenities such as complimentary wifi Internet access, Nespresso coffee machines, iPod docking stations, DVD players, 40-inch flat-screen televisions, designer beds and a 24-hour gym. The marble bathrooms have a 15-inch LCD TV and separate rainforest shower. Located on Level 78 of Shangri-La China World Summit Wing is the Health Club, which offers an infinity pool overlooking the city. CHI, The Spa on level 77 features 6 treatment rooms and various treatments and therapies. Exclusive to the guests, the 24-hour Resident’s Foyer, located on level 64, includes benefits such as complimentary beverages, light refreshments served three times a day, computer workstations as well as concierge services and complimentary usage of a meeting room for two hours a day. Outstanding views of Beijing are offered at Grill 79, The Lounge and Atmosphere bar, which serves cocktails and after-dinner drinks. Traditional Japanese cuisine is served at Nadaman, while classic Chinese dishes can be sampled at the Red Chamber.

Harmony Hotel Beijing

Harmony Hotel Beijing

Beijing Harmony Hotel is a three star hotel, which lies close to Dongdan. It is about 30 minutes from the hotel to the airport. To its north is the Changan Street, to the south is Beijing train station, to the east is COFCO Plaza, international trade center, to the west is Tiananmen Square and Wangfujing Commercial Street. Due to its good location, the hotel is the ideal choice for businessman and travelers alike. Building of the hotel is of 7 floors with 122 guest rooms that are comfortable and warm. Its standard room is of 24 square meters; deluxe room is equipped with hall and cozy sofa. The rooms are elegant and pleasant. Guests can find an easy and warm accommodation in the hotel. In addition, the hotel has one Chinese restaurant, five VIP rooms and coffee hall together with a meeting room that can hold 20-30 people. Other facilities include business center, recreation center and beauty salon.

Huadu Hotel

Huadu Hotel

Located in the CBD of Beijing, the Huadu Hotel is next to the Embassy District and the Landmark River. With a number of large-scale exhibition centers, shopping malls and famous trading firms in the neighborhood, it enjoys convenient transportation. It boasts 500-rooms of different composition and restaurants serving different styles of food. The hotel has a business center providing fax, photocopy and basic secretarial services, as well as conference rooms with audio/visual facilities. The hotel has passed the ISO-14001 environmental management certification. Opened in 1982, decorated in 2006.

Crowne Plaza Park view Wuzhou

Crowne Plaza Park view Wuzhou

The Crowne Plaza Hotel Parkview Wuzhou (Beijing Wuzhou Huangguan Jiari Jiudian) is located adjacent to the International Convention Center, one kilometer from Olympic Park and eight kilometers from Beijing city center. The 17-story hotel features 477 guestrooms, equipped with high-speed wired and wireless internet access, satellite televisions, CD stereo systems, writing desks, valet service and in-room safes.The hotel property is a contemporary concave-shaped structure, and includes a health club, restaurants, wireless internet access and a business center.

Aloft Beijing, Haidian

Aloft Beijing, Haidian

Open in 2008, Aloft Beijing, Haidian is located in Building B, No. 25 Yuanda Road, Haidian District. There are a variety of banks, multi-national corporations, shopping malls and dining options within a distance of two kilometers of Aloft. Aloft Beijing, Haidian offers 186 comfortable and bright guest rooms, including standard single, standard twin, superior Double, deluxe double, superior suite, executive suite. All rooms are equipped with luxury bathroom, air conditioning, IDD, DDD, satellite channel TV, internet access, as well as other modern facilities. Chinese and Western restaurant provides traditional dishes with different flavor. Some other facilities and services provided by this Hotel consist of laundry cleaning service, car parking, car rental, currency exchange, meeting suite, business center and fitness center. There are also Swimming pool, Spa, Chess Room, KTV and Bar.

Four Points by Sheraton Beijing Haidian

Four Points by Sheraton Beijing Haidian

The Four Points by Sheraton hotel (Beijing Haidian Yongtai Fupeng Xilaideng Jiudian) is located just inside the Fourth Ring Road in the Haidian district of Beijing, a short drive from major government and business organizations, universities, research centers, and the Zhongguancun Technology Park. Other points of interest include the Summer Palace, “Bird’s Nest” Olympic stadium, Beijing Aquarium, and the Beijing Zoo. It is 35 kilometers from Capital Airport. Opened in 2008, the hotel offers 355 rooms and suites, featuring beds with duvets and 350-thread count sheets, high-speed Internet access, LCD cable televisions, refrigerators, mini-bars, coffee/tea makers, climate control, direct-dial telephones and in-room safes. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, phones and makeup/shaving mirrors. Non-smoking rooms, handicapped-accessible rooms and 24-hour room service are available. The hotel property features a swimming pool, exercise facility, spa, sauna and massage center, Chinese and western restaurants, bars, lounges, concierge service, currency exchange, ATM banking, beauty salon, laundry service, tour desk, safe-deposit boxes, limousine rental service, babysitting and medical assistance on call. Conference facilities include a ballroom, meeting rooms and a business center.

Capital Hotel Beijing

Capital Hotel Beijing

Opened in 1988, it is located in No.3, Qianmen, East Avenue, Beijing. As one of the official hotels of the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, it enjoys a convenient transportation for neighboring many world famous attractions such as, Tiananmen Square and Wangfujing Avenue. Totally, it has 592 luxury well-equipped guest rooms in both Building A and Building B that could meet almost all kinds of the guests’ needs. Moreover, the rooms are equipped with complete facilities such as air-conditioner, bathroom and facilities for disabled persons. The hotel also offers its valued guests indoor swimming pool, fitness center, SPA and 13 conference rooms which could hold 300 to 400 participants. Generally, Capital Hotel is a wonderful place for doing business, holding meetings and relaxation.

Jade Palace Hotel

Jade Palace Hotel

Opened in 1998 and refurbished in 2003, Beijing Jade Palace Hotel is situated in the central part of Haidian District of Beijing, between north west 3rd circle Road and 4th circle Road, 15 kilometers to the city center, 40 minutes from Beijing Capital International Airport. Beijing Jade Palace Hotelis the first 5-star Business hotel in Zhongguancun area. The main business office area of Beijing---Yayuncun is at the east. And the west is China's "silicon Valley"-- Zhongguancun Science Park, which has thousands of foreign and domestic electronic companies and many world known business agents and offices gathering. Therefore complete financial structures are always available. Meanwhile hundreds of famous universities and science research institutes make this area even more popular. Because of the close location to Zhongguancun custom, to apply customs for import or export looks so convenient. Up to North is the most historic relic. Such as Summer Palace, Fragrant Mountain and Yuanmingyuan and much more. Additionally, Jingchang high way brings the world known Great Wall in front of every guest.

Days Inn Forbidden City,Beijing

Days Inn Forbidden City,Beijing

Open since 2007, the Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing, a 3-star hotel operated, as is customary for the Days Inn franchise network, by a respected and experienced hotelier, is centrally located in downtown Beijing, close to major attractions, popular shopping venues and easily accessible public transportation. The hotel is located in the area just southeast of the Forbidden City/ Tiananmen Square and just north of the east end of Changpuhe Park, itself situated north of and parallel with Chang Avenue (both East (Dong) and West (Xi) Chang Avenue), which also places the hotel within easy walking distance of another Beijing landmark: the Great Hall of the People, situated due south of the Forbidden City, beyond Xi Chang Avenue. The hotel is a 5-minute taxi ride from Bejing (Central) Railway Station and a 20-minute taxi ride from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing, though remodeled in 2010 to harmonize with contemporary surrounding architecture, has retained the ambient, old-world charm of its original courtyard-style architectural plan typical of old Beijing, surrounded by wisteria and 1000-year-old cypress trees. With its clean, comfortable and moderately priced accommodations, the Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing caters to both the business traveler and the tourist crowd. The 3-storey Days Inn Forbidden City, originally built in 2007 but renovated in 2010 in consultation with a team of architects and interior decorators, offers 164 well-equipped guestrooms in a variety of configurations. The visitor can choose from rooms with deluxe king (or queen) sized beds or deluxe twin sized beds, as well as from more modestly appointed single rooms and family suites. And of course special accommodations are available for the handicapped. "Workstation" desks are standard in every room, as is Broadband Internet access (both Ethernet and Wi-Fi) and cable TV, the latter delivered to wide-screen LCD televisions. The emphasis of the room décor is on relaxing sedateness. With its user-friendly 24-hour reception and its well-established franchise business model, the Days Inn Forbidden City offers numerous amenities such as an excellent restaurant serving Western fare and a lounge bar where the visitor can enjoy a drink, a beer or a relaxing cup of coffee. The complimentary breakfast is served in a special dining hall. In addition, the hotel offers banquet facilities, a beauty salon, an on-site laundry, a business center, safe-deposit boxes, a foreign currency exchange service, free parking and complimentary newspapers. Optional pick up service is also available, at reasonable rates. The Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing, catering to the business and the leisure traveler alike, offers a broad range of accommodations that can suit the needs of singles, couples and families, including the handicapped, where the overarching aim is to offer superior service and accommodations at competitive prices, and in a centrally located, ambient setting near to Beijing's most famous tourist landmark, the Forbidden City/ Tiananmen Square, and, as well, close to various museums, Beijing's renowned Peking Duck restaurants and – not to forget – Wangfujing pedestrian street (mall). The Days Inn Forbidden City Beijing, with its advantageously centralized geographical location for both tourists and business travelers, is one of the most ideal hotel options in all of Beijing – at any price.

Dongfang Hotel Beijing

Dongfang Hotel Beijing

Opened in 2006, the Dongfang Hotel Beijing is actually has a long history. The restoration of its historic 1918 building accentuates the nostalgic atmosphere. Incorporating a European style courtyard garden and a tower dating from the early 20th century, the hotel blends classic Chinese and Western design. This hotel is located near the center of Beijing, and it is 3.5km to the Beijing Railway Station and 33km to the Capital Airport. The Dongfang Hotel Beijing has 288 guest rooms, including standard room, superior room and suite, etc. All rooms are provided with IDD/DDD phone and free broadband internet access and so on. There is a restaurant located on the second floor of the hotel. It is 400 square meter area can serve 250 people at one time. The Old House 1918 Coffee Shop is located on the first floor of the auxiliary building, which is adjacent to the hotel garden. Business center, meeting room of different size, parking lot, beauty room and karaoke are also available. Apart from these, the Dongfang Hotel Beijing provides service such as foreign currency exchange service and ticket booking and so on.

Grand Hotel Beijing

Grand Hotel Beijing

The Grand Hotel, located on Chang’an Avenue, the busiest street in central Beijing, is indeed grand: Guest rooms decorated with classical Chinese furnishings and a lobby filled with elegant antiques. This hotel also is close to one of Beijing’s most famous antiquities: the Forbidden City, just a short walk away. All the rooms, from the deluxe room to the Emperor’s Suite, come with Ming and Qing-style furniture, free Internet, personal fax machines, color television with cable and personal safes. Some rooms have a view of the Forbidden City; others have garden views. Scroll paintings adorn room walls. The Grand Hotel pampers guests in style, with everything from an array of personal care products in guest rooms to VIP airport pick-up to arranging doctor house calls when a guest falls ill. The hotel has five restaurants, each serving a different Chinese cuisine, a fountain and bar.

Citic Hotel Beijing Airport

Citic Hotel Beijing Airport

Boasting newly renovated grounds, the CITIC Hotel Beijing Airport is an expansive facility with much to offer guests including four restaurants offering Japanese, Chinese, Mongolian and Western cuisine. A business center with meeting facilities has faxing, copying and printing services. Beautifully decorated guest rooms have satellite television, safe, mini bars and coffee/tea makers. All rooms are spacious and well-designed. Voicemail services are available as are roll away beds. All rooms have Internet access. 40 spacious two-level duplex suites are available. Complimentary shuttles to the city center, exhibition center and Beijing International Airport are available to guests. Guests enjoy the on-site fitness center, salon and spa, indoor/outdoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna, and tennis and squash courts. Convenient golf club and bicycle rentals are available.

Grand Hotel Beijing

Grand Hotel Beijing

The Grand Hotel, located on Chang’an Avenue, the busiest street in central Beijing, is indeed grand: Guest rooms decorated with classical Chinese furnishings and a lobby filled with elegant antiques. This hotel also is close to one of Beijing’s most famous antiquities: the Forbidden City, just a short walk away. All the rooms, from the deluxe room to the Emperor’s Suite, come with Ming and Qing-style furniture, free Internet, personal fax machines, color television with cable and personal safes. Some rooms have a view of the Forbidden City; others have garden views. Scroll paintings adorn room walls. The Grand Hotel pampers guests in style, with everything from an array of personal care products in guest rooms to VIP airport pick-up to arranging doctor house calls when a guest falls ill. The hotel has five restaurants, each serving a different Chinese cuisine, a fountain and bar.

Chongwenmen Hotel

Chongwenmen Hotel

With a long history of over 30 years, it won rich professional management experience and newly renovated in 2007 offering guests brand new impression and service. Adjoining to the New World Shopping Center, Beijing Railway station and Beijing Tongren Hospital, it enjoys advantaged location with only 2.5 km to the famous Tianmen Square and Wangjing Commercial Street. The hotel specially prepares 303 various rooms with good facilities like air conditioner, in room safe, hair dyer, slipper and mini-bar to accommodate different guests for business and leisure. Both the Maksim Western Restaurant and Huaiyang Cuisine Chinese Restaurant attract thousands of guests and won good reputation. Other facilities like the business center, conference hall, fitness center, shopping mall are all engages to offer convenient, efficient, elegant and warm service.

Holiday Inn Central Plaza

Holiday Inn Central Plaza

Managed by Holiday Group, it is located at Caiyuan Street of Xuanwu District, the Guang’anmen commercial and governmental area. It is adjacent to the new Municipal Government Office Building and close to many government ministry offices, such as the Ministry of Water Resources, the State Taxation Administration and the State Information Center. Holiday Inn Central Plaza can provide 322 comfortable guestrooms and suites, which are all installed with wired and wireless network and hand-free answer phone. It has one banquet hall of 640 square meters and eight multifunctional halls of different sizes ranging from 35-176 square meters. All of them are equipped with advanced audio-visual equipment, broadband wireless network and video conferencing system. And, the Cantonese food restaurant, café and lobby bar are all available in the hotel. The physical training club has complete health-building facilities, heated indoor swimming pool and sauna rooms. Besides, commercial center, gift shops, clinics, car rentals, protocol, children care and karaoke are all provided in Holiday Inn Central Plaza.

China World Hotel

China World Hotel

Opened in 1990 and refurbished in 2003,China World Hotel Beijing is located in the east part of downtown, the heart of the diplomatic and financial district and close to the China World Exhibition Centre. Comfort, luxury and style define China World Hotel's 716 newly refurbished guestrooms and suites, including two spectacular Presidential Suites, the Beijing Suite and the China Suite.The hotel features the best restaurants and bars in the city. The twenty-four-hour Coffee Garden provides delicacies from throughout Asia and the West. Bruce's Bar serves authentic German dishes and great imported beers. The magnificent Fitness Centre at China World Hotel's designed to exceptionally enhance your physical and mental well being. Featuring a splendid heated indoor swimming pool and a state-of-the-art gymnasium, equipped with spacious aerobics and exercise studios and the latest in Lifestyle cardio-fitness machines.

Crowne Plaza Chaoyang U-Town

Crowne Plaza Chaoyang U-Town

Being a high-end business accommodation in the central area, it enjoys great location by adjoining to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, San Li Tun Bar Street and Xiushui Street. The hotel offers 360 well-equipped comfortable guest rooms with complete facilities like air-conditioner, satellite TV and in-room safe. Owning 11 conference halls and banquet halls, the hotel also equips advanced audio-visual equipment for business guests. The modern fitness center, where advanced leisure facilities are installed, will offer guests a complete relaxation. Different styles of restaurants bring various flavors to guests, who will also enjoy a good time at the fashionable coffee house. Staffs here are pleased to offer you the most considerate services. For both business and leisure guest, the hotel is definitely a perfect choice.

Tips

Beijing Shopping

Located near Tiananmen Square, Qianmen Street has been a famous shopping street for more than 600 years. Many of China’s most famous and oldest Chinese stores began their lives on this street.

Transportation in Beijing

Following is the introduction to all the transportation means and facilities in Beijing, including Beijing airports, railway, subway, long distance bus, public city bus, taxi, tourist trains, pedicab and bicycle rental service in Beijing.

Things to do in Beijing

When most people think of Beijing, they think of ancient sites, and although Beijing has some of the most incredible ancient sites on the planet, it has so much more to offer visitors.

Beijing Weather

Beijing’s climate is a humid continental climate which has hot, humid summers, and cold, windy, dry winters. The highest temperature ever recorded in Beijing was 42C (118.4F) and the coldest was -27C (-16.6F).

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