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Fine Dining Experiences in Beijing

By Viator, December 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Beijing has long been a city of royalty, and you can dine like a royal at these historic sites and exquisite restaurants around the city. Diaoyutai State Guesthouse Dining here is akin to ...  Read more

Hot Springs in Beijing

By Viator, January 2017

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A hot springs soak a day helps the stress melt away. Beijing, particularly the areas of Daxing and Changping, is home to numerous hot springs, famous for their supposed healing properties. Whether ...  Read more

Beijing Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 454 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Beijing is a wonderful mixture of the ancient and the modern, the past and the present. A true ancient citadel with a history of Emperors and temples, it is now the seat of communist power with a ...  Read more

Guide to Climbing the Great Wall

By Viator, February 2017

4.5 star rating: Recommended 334 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Many will be disappointed to know that the Great Wall of China isn?t, in fact, visible from space, but it?s nonetheless one of the most deservedly iconic landmarks in the world. Easily visited from ...  Read more

Beijing Temples

By Viator, August 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 81 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

These days the temples Beijing builds may be more to the gods of business than harvests as modern skyscrapers pop up, but this ancient city is also rich in temples redolent of a more spiritual ...  Read more

Beijing Cuisine

By Viator, October 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 145 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The best flavors of China are on the menus of Beijing, China's capital city. Influenced by its neighboring regions as well as the imperial cuisine of the Forbidden City, the food is characterized ...  Read more

Exploring the Forbidden City

By Viator, January 2017

4 star rating: Recommended 106 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If there?s one sight that has come to represent not only Beijing, but Imperial China as a whole, it?s the Forbidden City. Closed to the world for some 500 years, this vast Imperial palace puts into ...  Read more

Acrobatic Shows in Beijing

By Viator, August 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 51 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Chinese acrobatics is a tradition dating back as early as the Qin Dynasty. Characterized by a variety of acrobatic feats and demonstrations of physical strength, balance and agility, these ...  Read more

Eco Tours From Beijing

By Viator, December 2016

Tours & Tickets

Get off the beaten path and do something a little different during your trip to Beijing by taking an eco tour of the area. From organic fruit picking to helping restore a UNESCO World Heritage site, ...  Read more

Skiing in Beijing

By Viator, December 2016

Tours & Tickets

While Beijing is most famous for its historic and cultural sites, the city also serves as a base for outdoor adventure once snow begins to fall. While the Chinese capital might not yet be synonymous ...  Read more

Tea Ceremony in Beijing

By Viator, August 2015

Tours & Tickets

You may have heard of China's Silk Road, but its less famous yet equally important cousin is the Tea Horse Trail. Tea has played a fundamental part of day to day life in China dating back thousands ...  Read more

New Year?s Eve in Beijing

By Lydia, December 2012

Historically, Beijing hasn?t been a very exciting place to ring in the New Year, but locals are beginning to jump on the Western holiday bandwagon. If you?re traveling in Beijing this New ...  Read more

Feasting on Peking Duck in Beijing

By Lydia, September 2012

Few cities in the world have a dish as iconic as Peking duck is to Beijing , and the reality is as good as the hype. In a city of more than 20 million people with tens of thousands of ...  Read more

The Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway

By Emma, Australia, April 2012

Tickets for the new Beijing - Shanghai high-speed railway have been selling like hot cakes. The 1,318-kilometer railway officially started operating on July 1 this year with promises to whisk ...  Read more

Shopping in Beijing

By Emma, Australia, April 2012

You can still find many traditional handicrafts in China ?s bustling modern capital. Perhaps the best know are Cloisonné (a popular ancient metalworking technique), Ivory Carving, Lacquer ...  Read more

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