In old Beijing, it is also known as Peking. And it is the second large city of China(the largest city is Shanghai), one of major transportation hub except Shanghai. It is also the focal point of international flights to China.
Beijing covers an area of 16 point 8 thousand square kilo meters. Tian'anmen Square are at the centre of Beijing, and are directly to the south of the Forbidden City which were former residence of the emperors of China.We have a population of 14 million in this city. Because Beijing is the center of politic, culture and development of China, adding it being the capital of China, more and more people in different layers coming to Beijing. They also make an important part in Beijing's development.
January is the coldest month, and July is the hottest month. The two month is the period that Beijing visitors fewest, but because this is the slack season, many people choose this time for their Beijing travel to avoid the crowd. So it is also a good choice for travelling in Beijing.
The official language of the People's Republic of China is Putonghua or " Common Speech ", usually referred to the western countries as " Mandarin Chinese". You should know something before you go on a tour in China.Beijing was initially built over 3000 years ago. In BC 1045, the city of Beijing initially formed. For thousands of years, more than 6 dynasties set Beijing as their capital. Beijing is also the capital of People’s Republic of China nowsdays.
Beijing made a miracle for the 29th Olympic Games 2008 (August 8th, 2008 to August 24th, 2008) and Paralympics 2008 (September 6th, 2008 to September 17th, 2008), which made Beijing more favorite tourist destination for people from all over the world.
In a word, Beijing possesses a perfect match between ancient historical elements and modernity which guarantee all visitors coming to Beijing a different experience while comparing with other places. Welcome to travel in Beijing, welcome to China to witness the glory and development of this ancient but stylish city--the Capital of China.
|Beijing History||Beijing Transportation||Beijing Pictures|
|Beijing Nightlife||Beijing Universities||Beijing Musuems|
Top 10 Beijing Tourist Attractions includes Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Beijing Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Lama Temple, , China Capital Meseum, Beihai Park, Bird Nest.
|Beijing Vacation Packages||Beijing Coach Tour||Beijing Day Tour|
|Beijing Tour Packages||Beijing Night Tour||Beijing Hutong Tour|