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  • A Brife Introduce for You the Ancient Street In Beijing
    China travel is one of the most popular tour routes all over the world due to China is an old country with so many beautiful landscapes and historical sites. Traveling on holiday is becoming a new fashion and the good way to relieve [...]
    D: 8.3mi00
  • The Summer Palace in Beijing
    The Emperor's getaway for centuries, the Summer Palace is the greatest and grandest imperial garden in whole China. Built as a place of recreation and rest for the emperor, the garden encompasses everything that is peaceful, harmonious and [...]
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  • The Temple of Heaven
    Bigger than the Forbidden city, this park and religious complex is one of the main attractions of Beijing. Originally built during the Ming and Qing Dynasty, as the worshiping place of the emperor, the park is now a social center for locals [...]
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  • Tiananmen Square in Beijing
    The square is one of the most visited sights in Beijing, if not in China. It is a huge place, filled with locals and tourists alike and is the favored place of kite-fliers. You can watch many children running around, flying their kites. [...]
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  • The Ming Tombs in Beijing
    It was built originally for the emperor Zhu Di and his empresses, holding the name of Changling, than later mausoleums of other 12 emperors and their empresses were built around the main tomb. Interestingly the tomb of the first emperor who [...]
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  • The Great Wall of China
    One of the 7 wonders of the world and a man-made architectural sight that is visible from space, the Great Wall of China is a MUST-SEE if you travel to Beijing, or for that matter, to China. The wall has various stopping points where you [...]
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  • The Red Wall Hotel in Beijing
    The best thing about the Red Wall Hotel was that it was really close to the main attractions that we wanted to visit, such as the Forbidden City, Beihai Park and Tiananmen Square. Though I didn't expect so much from the hotel, I've read [...]
    D: 10.5mi00
  • The Shangri-La Hotel in Beijing
    I had an amazing vacation and a superb stay in this upscale hotel the last time I visited Beijing. Truly a five-star-hotel, it was equipped with everything that could make your stay as enjoyable as it can be. It doesn't show from outside, [...]
    D: 12.3mi00
  • The Beijing Zoo
    The first zoo in China, the Beijing Zoo is a great destination for families or friends. It's main attractions are the pandas, of course, though I don't know why, you have to pay an extra admission fee to enter their dwelling place. [...]
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  • The Forbidden City
    Built in 1420, the Forbidden City has been the sacred place of emperors, and was unreachable for any other man. Consisting of buildings, courtyards, gardens and halls, the 'city' is one of the world's largest palace complexes. The most [...]
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  • The Lama Temple in Beijing
    Dating back to the Qing dynasty, the Lama Temple is the most magnificent Buddhist temple in China. Built similarly to other great imperial buildings, with golden-tiled rooftops, red walls, multi-colored glaze tiles, the temple's [...]
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  • The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Beijing
    The Crowne Plaza was renovated and remodeled in 2005 and though it doesn't have the typical Chinese charm it is a very comfortable, elegant and modern place which is about 20-minutes walk to the Forbidden City and other major attractions. [...]
    D: 10mi00
  • Fangshan Restaurant in Beijing
    We've never tasted a deliciously and elaborately prepared meal such as the one we had at the Fangshan Restaurant in Beihai Park. This restaurant is famous for its imperial cuisine, serving dishes that were made for the emperors. The name of [...]
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  • Liulichang Culture Street in Beijing
    To feel and experience a little bit of historical China and explore a part of Beijing that is full of folklore and Chinese culture, than you must visit Liulichang Street in Xuanwu District, juts south of the Peace Gate. This street is full [...]
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  • Bianyifang Roast Duck Restaurant in Beijing
    We tasted the most delicious roast duck ever in this cozy little restaurant on Happiness Street. The whole dish was crisp, fragrant and mouthwatering, we loved it. As we found out, the restaurant has a long history, being founded during [...]
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  • Beijing Hutongs
    Hutongs are known as small passageways or streets, originated from the Yuan dynasty. They are the symbols of the everyday life of common people. And because so many locals who lived in these hutongs were happy with their ways of life, it [...]
    D: 11.5mi00
  • Tiananmen Square
    Tiananmen Square is the larges public square in the world. Its name means Gate of Heavenly Peace and is one of the symbols of Beijing. You surely remember the confrontations between demonstrators and soldiers in 1989. You may have also [...]
    D: 9.2mi00

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Beijing Travel guide

A Quick Glimpse on Beijing and what it Offers the First Time Visitor The city of Beijing has a storied past and the creation of Beijing as a city can be traced back to 1075 BC. That was the year when King Wu declared Beijing a city. After that the city has assumed a number of names like Ji the Zhongdu and Dadu and then finally named Beijing again when Emperor ChengZu chose that name and made it official in 1421. The city was known to the outside world by the name Peking but by 1949, the city reverted back to the original name Beijing. The city of Beijing or simply Jing is China's center. The nation's political economic, cultural and [...]
 
 
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  • $760Eva Air flight Eva Air 
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    Vancouver, BC (YVR)Beijing, CN (PEK)01/11/202212:50 am
    Beijing, CN (PEK)Vancouver, BC (YVR)01/26/202207:45 pm
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  • $794Air Canada flight Air Canada 
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    Portland, OR (PDX)Beijing, CN (PEK)11/23/202110:25 am
    Beijing, CN (PEK)Portland, OR (PDX)11/30/202105:55 pm
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  • $1052Air Canada flight Air Canada 
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    Newark, NJ (EWR)Beijing, CN (PEK)11/30/202103:45 pm
    Beijing, CN (PEK)Newark, NJ (EWR)12/14/202105:55 pm
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