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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

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

Fine Dining Experiences in Beijing

By Viator, December 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 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

Guide to Climbing the Great Wall

By Viator, October 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 325 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 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, August 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 104 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

Beijing Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 451 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

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

Beijing Temples

By Viator, August 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 79 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

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

Chinese Street Food at the Dong Hua Men Night Market

By John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012

Adventurous foodies who find themselves in Beijing would be remiss to skip out on the Donghuamen Night Market , located at the northern end of the Wangfujing business district. Since 1984, ...  Read more

The Olympic Green in Beijing

By John Reality, Cambodia, June 2012

Constructed for the 2008 Summer Olympics, the Olympic Green in Beijing is a massive park containing ten distinctive facilities for sports as various as handball, hockey, soccer, and archery.  ...  Read more

National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing

By John Reality, Cambodia, April 2012

An obvious choice, perhaps, but the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing, otherwise known affectionately as ?the egg? (because of its shape) is a masterful structure made of ...  Read more

Markets in Beijing

By John Reality, Cambodia, April 2012

Shopping in Beijing is a vibrant affair, but notoriously tricky from a practical point of view. Westerners can find themselves bewildered and befuddled without some careful consideration.  ...  Read more

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