Travel guide over Beijing sights

The park near the palace is 294 hectares large. An interesting fact - almost three quarters of its territory is covered with water. It is situated on the north-west of Beijing near the West Mountains, approximately 15 kilometres away from the city centre. Since 1998 that place has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. … Further

Extraordinary places and attractions in Beijing

The Forbidden City remains one of the most famous and widely visited landmarks of Beijing. It is possible to visit this place of interest during an excursion, but not many have an opportunity to look at this unique landmark from high above. The most suitable observation deck for that is located on Jingshan Hill, a climb to which may become an unforgettable adventure. The height of the manmade hill is 45 metres, and it’s better to start your walk to the top from the Southern Gate of the park as this way you will be able to admire the view of beautiful pavilions and Buddhist buildings. On top of the hill you will find the pavilion of Eternal Spring and several observation decks that offer breath-taking panoramic view of the Forbidden City. … Further

Cuisine and best restaurants in Beijing

The restaurant with an unforgettable name 1001 Nights is decorated in Arabic style. Here you are welcome to try best dishes of Middle Eastern cuisine. Here you will find a great choice of meat dishes, as well as a large vegetarian menu. Don’t forget to try desserts – they are really delicious. Restaurant specialties are roast lamb with spices and kebab with vegetables. Dong Lai Shun Huo Guo is one of the oldest dining facilities of the city. The restaurant was opened in 1903. Here you can try boiled mutton, seasoned with soy cheese, sesame oil and herbs. This is a popular Chinese dish and this restaurant serves its classic version. Wahaha restaurant will surprise its guests not only by a diversified menu, but also by exquisite interior decorations. The hall is decorated with miniature artificial reservoirs. This restaurant specializes in fish and seafood. … Further

Stylish hotels of Beijing

The Grand Millennium Beijing is open in a stylish modern building. Travellers will find there more than 500 comfortable guestrooms with light colored hardwood floors and large windows. King size beds with crispy white bed clothing make out the central part of guestrooms. All rooms are decorated with modern art, designer lamps and flowers. Even bathrooms in some guestrooms amaze with their posh design. They are decorated with dark wood and also have a large window. … Further

Review on top hotels of Beijing

The Peninsula Beijing occupies a leading position among Beijing hotels. This hotel has always been an example of great service and refined style. Upon entering, travellers appear in an inner yard that is also a hall and a shopping promenade with designer shops and exclusive boutiques. Carefully developed by designers from Hong Kong, inner design of guestrooms and apartments is made as a combination of European and traditional Chinese styles. Traditional national elements are represented by Chinese lanterns, patterns and drawings of dragons and lions. Luxurious apartments of the hotel are often called the most elegant ones in whole Beijing. … Further
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