From the modern to the historic, the Beijing area offers local experiences that will be remembered long after the trip back home.
Stay at this luxury hotel in Beijing and find local inspiration from grand accommodations, including views of Tuanjie Lake Park, the iconic CCTV building and the city skyline. Walk to the Embassy District or discover Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven just a short drive away.
Tai Koo Li
This delightfully successful combination of playful architecture, cosmopolitan eateries and international brands offers indoor/outdoor fun - day and night. Enjoy shopping-as-entertainment.
The tranquil home of Tibetan Buddhism, with working monks in a 480 meter-long complex, the temple features an 18 meter Buddha statue carved from a single piece of white sandalwood. Chinese come to make wishes.
Built between 1406 and 1420 by 1 million laborers, the city was home to emperors, servants, concubines and eunuchs until 1924. The Palace Museum is open from 8:30-16:00.
The National Center for Performing Arts
The mega sphere made from titanium sheets and designed by French architect P. Andre has 5,473 seats divided into three performance halls.
Stroll, drink and eat along the banks of the picturesque and romantic Qianhai, Houhai and Xihai lakes. The area offers unique charms in every season.