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City break in Beijing. Active leisure ideas for Beijing - attractions, recreation and nightlife

The Forbidden City, Beijing Tourists will never be bored in Beijing. This city features a widest choice of prospects for exciting and memorable pastime. Some entertainments may seem very unusual and original for visitors. So, instead of usual evening trips to elite restaurants and clubs we suggest travelers to visit a tea house. In this facility they can not only try the rarest species of drink, but also watch the tea ceremony. This is a truly fascinating spectacle.
The Emperor Hotel is located in the building of the former club of Tsinghua University. Having left the façade of the building nearly untouched, designers decided to work thoroughly with … Open
Fans of noisy entertainments, loud music and discos will surely find here much fun. Sanlitun Street features a wide choice of clubs and other places for night entertainments. Fun does not stop until the morning here. Angel is one of the most popular clubs in Beijing. In this club you will find a large and colorful dance floor, cozy VIP-rooms, and a stylish and cool bar, where you can enjoy snacks and specialties or taste the original cocktails. Baby Face club is a beloved place of rest for either locals or tourists. Here are often held the performances of popular music bands and DJs. You can hear the music of different styles in Baby Face. If you are a fan of progressive music, you will find much interesting in Banana club. This club will be also liked by the fans of secluded relaxation, who want to find a nice place to have rest.
Tango Club has another interesting name - the Palace of Dancing. The most vivid discos of the city are held here. Guests will appreciate not only well-planned cultural events, but also attractive and stylish interior of the club. Those tourists, who like to relax in a convenient and relaxed atmosphere, should move their feet to a disco named Nasa. This facility is decorated in an original military theme. In this club you will see an army jeep, which is used as the club’s bar and a model of a helicopter at the ceiling – these are just a few elements of the disco’s interior. Copyright
Absolutely amazing exclusive Eclat Hotel was open not that long ago in Beijing. Located in the Parkview Green complex, in a tower made of glass and steel, this masterpiece of designer … Open
No trip to Beijing is possible to imagine without visiting the main shopping point. In Huntsyao market you can buy clothes and jewelry, Yabaolu is the best place to get house appliances and electronics. Finally, Panjiayuan market is full of various souvenirs and antiques. A boat trip on Lake Jian will surely provide you with numerous impressions, and lovers of hiking and nature should definitely make an excursion to the mountain lake Manasarovar.
The Forbidden City, Beijing Beijing is amazing city and place to have fun and enjoy various outdoor activities. Actually, they can be found here at every step, but we have chosen for you only the most exciting activities. And the first advice from our team is to visit and spend some time at the Dragon Gorge (Longqingxia). This tourist attraction and landmark is located 85 kilometres from Beijing. Dragon Gorge is picturesque natural complex under the AAAA status (like the hotel of 4 stars). It is located on the Gucheng river, which cuts the seven-kilometer karst canyon. Here you can do different activities and enjoy the amazing panorama!
One of the most luxurious hotels of Beijing, The St. Regis Beijing is a marvelous combination or excellent service and magnificent décor. White marble hall of the hotel features broad … Open
In Dragon Gorge, you must take the trip to dam top by 285-meter escalator. It will be the most bright impression in your life! Why? First, the escalator is executed in the form of the huge soaring dragon and even included in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest dragon in Asia. Second, the view under the seat will be carved in your memory for ages. Another attraction you must try here is the boat trip along the reservoir. The list of fun in the Dragon Gorge has no limits. Here you can feed deer, visit the Diamond Temple, do the bungee jumping, to make safe downhill racing on a 200-meter rope in "a hummock romper suit" and visit the Cave of flowers.
The Forbidden City, Beijing Always dreamed about conquering the Great Wall in China? Here in Beijing, you will have such a possibility. Some parts of the wall are under restoration, but the majority is ready to be conquered. Hiking is the best choice to explore this landmark and enjoy the pleasant view. If you are a skilled hiker, then you must try the Jiankou section. Here you will experience the jagged route that was built on steep mountains. The section of Mutianyu is quite busy, but also offers the outstanding panorama. The favourite section among tourists called Badaling. If hiking is an activity that is not close to your heart, then take a bike ride to Fragrant Hills. The best time to trip there during fall, when all the area starts changing colours towards autumn shades.
Having visited Double Happiness Courtyard Hotel Beijing, guests will be able to get acquainted with historical part of Beijing. The hotel is located in a historic building that was … Open
If you have the lack of adrenalin and desire to re-fuel your trip with bright impressions, then Beijing bungee jumping is waiting for you in five various spots. Here jumping areas are divided into three kinds. The first one is Bungee platform, which is extended from the cliff, then Bungee Tower and last one are the Bungee Rocket. The first spot that we advise to try is Bungee Jumping in Shidu, which belongs to the first type. In Shidu you will have two platforms of 48m and of 55m. Both platforms are extended by Juma River. The second type of bungee jumping - cliff tower can be experienced at Qinglong Gorge. It is the highest bungee cliff tower made from iron and cement. Another cliff platform can be found at Longqing Gorge. If you find the bungee rocket the safest option to try this extreme sport, then you can visit Yanxi Lake (88 km north of Beijing), or at Yeshanpo (110 km south-west of Beijing).
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Frank’s Place
Where: Jiang Tai Xi Lu, Beijing; Telephone: +86 (0)10 6437 8399;
No Name Bar
Where: 3 Qianhai Dongyan, Xicheng District, Beijing; Telephone: +86 (0)10 6401 8541;
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♥   Amusement park 'Sun Park' Beijing, 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Happy Valley' Beijing, 10.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park' Beijing, 15.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Shuishang Leyuan Amusement Park' Hexi, 114.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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♥   Water park 'Water Cube' Beijing, 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Beijing - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Beijing - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Beijing?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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