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Inside Background
Beijing is one of China’s oldest cities but one of its newest, in terms of...
Last edited: June 06, 2012
            Although most of it is influenced by its rich history, Beijing is a...
Last edited: April 02, 2011
In terms of crime, Beijing is probably one of the safest cities of comparable...
Last edited: May 17, 2010
            The history of Beijing dates back nearly 500,000 years, during...
Last edited: May 19, 2010
The following article has been posted by TripAdvisor staff in accordance with...
Last edited: August 27, 2010
There are many good books that are very interesting to read and that will help...
Last edited: April 26, 2014
There is lots of information about Beijing available online and is worth...
Last edited: July 14, 2010
Beijing has its four seasons in abundance. From boiling hot to freezing cold...
Last edited: June 01, 2013
Beijing is the current capital of China and one of its ancient capitals.  The...
Last edited: May 05, 2010
When traveling in China, many people don't speak English. The most helpful...
Last edited: December 28, 2009
Get a Beijing city pocket guide (Lonely Planet) and a Mandarin Chinese pocket...
Last edited: May 05, 2010
Planning a short layover in Beijing If you are in transit in Beijing for less...
Last edited: December 10, 2015
Inside Transportation
Arriving by air Beijing Capital Airport is a large, modern, busy airport.  It...
Last edited: May 07, 2016
Navigating Beijing with a dated map can be a little bit like trying to...
Last edited: February 17, 2014
Because Beijing is a huge city, necessity has forced it to develop fast and...
Last edited: October 13, 2013
Taxis:  If you find a good /honest taxi driver and need to make an extended...
Last edited: May 12, 2015
Please see this posting in the China Forums:  Money issues Some people report...
Last edited: October 31, 2015
Arriving & Departing Beijing is served by an international airport and a...
Last edited: September 30, 2011
Inside Things to Do
 POPULAR DAY TRIPS FROM BEIJING  The most popular day trip from Beijing is to...
Last edited: April 30, 2010
Beijing can be a great place to visit with young children provided that you...
Last edited: May 12, 2014
First-time visitors to China who want to experience the Great Wall have few...
Last edited: April 30, 2010
BEIJING BREAKDOWN Don't miss: The Great Wall, in particular the wild section...
Last edited: October 06, 2012
            The nightlife scene in Beijing has only begun developing within the...
Last edited: January 23, 2011
Less-Touristy Great Wall The Great Wall at Badaling is a  top tourist...
Last edited: January 26, 2011
When going for a shopping trip in markets (not in shopping malls or regular...
Last edited: June 22, 2013
This Museum is not in the Lonely Planet but you will find it in the tourism...
Last edited: May 04, 2013
Day 1 Day: Qianmen for people gazing.  Do veer into the small lanes for some...
Last edited: October 27, 2012
The following link contains the location of a number of tourist sites in and...
Last edited: March 25, 2010
The Jiangzhou Drum Music Show, also known as "Millennials Melody of Drum Music...
Last edited: August 29, 2014
  Lost & Found is a gem of a shop on Guozijian, a serene tree-lined hutong...
Last edited: January 08, 2009
National Aquatics Center , the landmark building of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games...
Last edited: July 21, 2009
There are conflicting reports of whether or not it is legal or permissible to...
Last edited: August 17, 2012
  "He who has not climbed the Great Wall is not a true man" Mao Zedong. If...
Last edited: September 14, 2014
Tourists Traps in Beijing: Just like any other city, there are tourist...
Last edited: February 18, 2016
When visiting Beijing you may find some places for it to be difficult using...
Last edited: December 29, 2013
There are wild sections of Great Wall within a few hours drive of Beijing...
Last edited: May 18, 2010
Hutong Cuisine is a cooking class offered in the heart of Beijing's hutong...
Last edited: April 16, 2010
        The Beijing Zoo is the oldest zoo in China and has a wide variety of...
Last edited: August 04, 2008
Dong Hua Men Night Market has dozens of food stalls with screaming vendors...
Last edited: September 11, 2013
Glasses City and nearby Mingjingyuan have likely the largest selection of...
Last edited: May 31, 2010
This place is built accordingly to a famous Chinese novel written in about 250...
Last edited: August 27, 2008
Great Wall Adventure Club is a travel company based in Beijing that specializes...
Last edited: November 05, 2011
The Great Wall at Mutianyu is a little further from Beijing than the most...
Last edited: October 21, 2014
On Sundays particularly this park is full of community activities. You are...
Last edited: April 16, 2010
It was an artificial hill rising right above what was once the center of the...
Last edited: May 04, 2008
A series of beautiful pavilions comprise this Mongolian-Tibetan yellow-sect...
Last edited: August 29, 2014
With a history of more than 700 years, Nan Luo Gu Xiang (南 锣 鼓 巷) is one of...
Last edited: January 12, 2009
The Silk Market - the New Xiushui Market is fun and yes, everything is fake. It...
Last edited: March 01, 2010
Olympic Park was built for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Paralympic Games. Home...
Last edited: January 28, 2009
Ah, the Pearl Market!  There are 5 floors here, the elevator will only take you...
Last edited: May 16, 2007
Ritan Park is one of Beijing's finest. This is one of the most beautiful and...
Last edited: March 09, 2010
Sanlitun Bar Street is one of the most prominent location for expats to...
Last edited: March 20, 2007
Beijing Sideways shows you Beijing (View Map) and beyond while you ride in a...
Last edited: October 24, 2011
The Fig Tree is a gourmet baking school on the 7th floor of Chaowai, SOHO in...
Last edited: August 17, 2012
How to get to Tianchi - Heavenly Lake near Urumqi.    There was smth wrong...
Last edited: June 24, 2007
The Jinshanling Great Wall and the adjacent Simatai Great Wall are on the blade...
Last edited: April 01, 2013
Beijing for Kids-Merry Water World- Tulip Hot Spring Garden Resort  It is a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
The Zhongshan Park (in honour of Sun Yat-sen) is a very nice, peaceful park...
Last edited: February 24, 2009
Inside Dining Scene
You can get almost any kind of food you like in Beijing: There are restaurants...
Last edited: November 24, 2011
Gui jie street is a food street , many chinese restaurants are here...
Last edited: December 04, 2009
There are many places to eat outside in Beijing. Here is a list of some of...
Last edited: December 13, 2006
Donghuamen Night Market This market is located on the east side Donghuamen...
Last edited: June 14, 2008
The old Beijing miscellaneous sauce noodles The people of Beijing and many...
Last edited: June 20, 2014
recommedation for business lunches: 1.dongzhimen metro station:malayouhuo...
Last edited: December 04, 2009
The restaurant is also written as the "Green T. House" ... website...
Last edited: August 17, 2008
Hongyuan Nan Men Hot Pot is a traditional gas-p... Pot restaurant located next...
Last edited: May 17, 2010
Shun Fung is located near popular Wangfujing Street in Beijing, Shun Fung is...
Last edited: May 17, 2010
paper is a minimalist, white, streamlined interior, simple lighting, soft...
Last edited: July 24, 2009
Ginkgo is a restaurant and bar located on Andingmen Nei Da Jie in Beijing...
Last edited: April 18, 2009
Inside China: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of China is the renminbi (RMB) or yuan (or colloquially known as...
Last edited: January 02, 2015
To travel into China most nationalities need a visa stuck into their passport...
Last edited: June 12, 2014
In the event an emergency in mainland China, the police telephone number is...
Last edited: May 07, 2010
Hello                       ... Ni hao  (NEE how) Good-bye...
Last edited: January 01, 2015
Sample Phone Dialing Codes in China Telephone / Fax:   There are 8 digits (not...
Last edited: June 09, 2015
China Tipping is a lively issue among seasoned travelers to China.  Generally...
Last edited: September 22, 2015
A walk through Chinese culture and business etiquette Home to the world’s...
Last edited: May 09, 2014
In this short guide to doing business in China, a few cultural facts and their...
Last edited: August 13, 2014
General emergencies The Public Security Bureau (i.e. Police) in Shanghai...
Last edited: October 01, 2013
Buying Your Tickets Buying plane tickets for travel in China is safe and easy...
Last edited: November 10, 2014
Hong Kong is one of the easist places in the world to visit. Citizens of around...
Last edited: September 17, 2015
The currency used is China is known as the Chinese Yuan (CNY) or the Renminbi...
Last edited: August 01, 2016
With over 6,300 kilometers long, the Yangtze River is the largest and longest...
Last edited: May 09, 2014
China is a vast country with plenty of places to visit during your trip. You...
Last edited: October 20, 2015
Having recently returned from a three week long trip to China, here are three...
Last edited: January 01, 2015
TIBET GROUP VISA (TGV)---- The only visa you need for Kathmandu to Tibet Many...
Last edited: August 12, 2016
1.   Once you buy it in China, it is yours.  Like most foreign countries, make...
Last edited: May 02, 2015
Most nationalities require a visa to enter China. A visa is possibly not...
Last edited: July 22, 2016
If you are traveling to China on a Group Tour you will more than likely come up...
Last edited: November 01, 2013