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Beijing Travel Guide China - Located in the center of the Peopleís Republic of China, you will find the city of Beijing, which is filled with both ancient allure and modern entertainment. The culture, history, and art of the land shine through this destination as you tour the lovely scenery, attractions, and landmarks. When arriving in the city, it is recommended to leave the bags at the hotel and explore the ins and outs of the city that brings you the Forbidden City and the Five Pagoda Temple.

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If you havenít already reserved a room at one of the many hotels in Beijing, then you should get on this need when arriving in the city. This is because some establishments are in high demand and if you donít make arrangements early enough, you may lose your opportunity to stay at the lodging option of your choice. There are many Beijing hotels to consider, no matter the amount of money you have in your pocket.

Where you stay in Beijing will determine the type of main sights you will enjoy close proximity to. For an inexpensive stay, the Taiwan Hotel on 5 Jinyu Hutong offers rooms for about $80 per night. This hotel also provides easy access to the Temple of Heaven, as well as the Forbidden City. Tianhong Plaza Hotel Beijing, located at 25 Zhi Chun Road (Haidian District) also features the same rates, as well as 24-hour in-room dining.

In Beijing China, there are 10 districts and eight counties to explore. Many tourists will start their adventures in the eastern part of Chao Yang or throughout the central Dong Cheng districts. This is the part of the city that is considered downtown. Within this district, you will find Chao Yang Park by and the nightlife of exciting San Li Tun when the sun sets.

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Beijing Interesting Facts

  • Beijing is one of the four great Ancient Capitals of China.
  • Beijing will host the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • The city of Beijing has been renamed several times throughout history as Zhongdu, Dadu, Cambuluc, Shuntian, and Peiping.
  • Mongol forces burned the city to the ground in 1215.
  • Beijing was the largest city in the world from 1425 to 1650, and 1710 to 1825.
  • The Temple of Heaven was built in 1420.
  • Beijingís population exceeds 17.4 million inhabitants.
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Beijing Map

Beijing Map You can find an interactive street map for Beijing China here. You can pan and zoom around the Beijing China map to find any street you need.

Beijing Weather

Beijing WeatherWhy not check out the weather in Beijing. Here you can get a 7 day weather forcast for Beijing China to help you plan your holiday.

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