My Beijing Travel Reviews
Beijing is the capital city of the People's Republic of China, it is one of the great ancient capital cities. It is the second largest city after Shanghai and the political, educational and cultural centre of the country. Beijing's history dates back several thousand years and it has been the capital city for more than 850 years. Beijing assembles the culture of Yuan, Ming and Qing dynastys, it is rich in historical sites and it is the city with most cultural heritages in the world.
Beijing is always the first choice for tourists who come to China . It has a lot of amazing attractions, such as the Great Wall, one of the world wonders and the symbol of China; Forbidden City Beijing, the most magnificent palace in China; Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved imperial garden in China; Temple of Heaven, the largest worshipping site for the emperors; Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world; Ming Tombs, an imperial tomb cluster for thirteen emperors and their imperial concubines of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); Sacred Way, a part of the Ming Tombs complex, is a divine road reflecting the pomp and dignity of emperors; Hutong, the memory of Beijing folk culture; Lama Temple, a noted temple dedicated to Tibetan Buddhism and so on!
For Beijing Travel, the Great Wall will be a must, there are several sections of Great Wall in Beijing, the Badaling section is the best preserved and the most visited, it is the first section open to the public and the nearest to the city center. The Mutianyu section which is well preserved is also popular for tourists. Jinshanling and Simatai section are the great section for hiking. Huanghuacheng section is famous for a harmonious mixture of the splendid wall, an awesome mountain and transparent water. Jiankou section is one of the few sections remains the original appearance of Ming dynasty walls. Take a great wall tour to explore the splendid great wall will be a great experience!
Beijing is also a modern city, the 2008 Olympic games shows the modern features to the world, the Olympic Stadiums such as the Bird's Nest and Water Cube becomes the new landmark of Beijing. Tourists for a Beijing Travel all like to put the Olympic Stadiums on their travel lists. The modern structure such as 798 Art Zone, National Grand Theater and so on are all the popular sites for China Tour.
In addition, Beijing is a great city for shopping, there are many traditional shopping streets such as Qianmen Street, Dashilan Street, Liulichang Street and so on, they are all in ancient styles, shopping here you not only can buy souvenirs from all over the country and also can appreciate the ancient culture. The famous Wangfujing Street are the best place for shopping, there are many famous branches of great brands and time-honored Chinese brands. Also, tourists can enjoy local snacks as well as you are shopping on the streets.
During your Beijing Travel, you can also appreciate the colorful nightlifes, the night shows such as the Peking Opera show, Kungfu show, Acrobatics show are the most popular ones for tourists. There are bar streets like Sanlitun, Houhai, Nanluoguxiang, Chaoyang park are all the best place to experience Beijing nightlife.
The monsoon-influenced continental climate make Beijing four distinctive seasons. Spring is the season for dust storms and is otherwise warm and dry. Summers are hot and humid. Winters are cold and dry with infrequent, but beautiful, snow. Temperatures can easily fall below -10 °C in winter and or just as readily rise above 35 °C in summer as well. The best time to visit Beijing is in September and October, during the "Golden Autumn" when the temperatures are not too high or too low and the weather is comfortable.
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