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Private Custom City Sightseeing and Shopping Tour of Beijing
"The tour starts with a pick up from your hotel in Beijing. Your exact itinerary is flexible so you can customize your tour based on your preferences. If there’s something you want to see more or less of simply let your guide know. Your professional guide will make all the sites you want to go in order as long as time allows and make an ideal itinerary for you.The city sites you can choose include:Tian'anmen square and Forbidden City --recomm please add the sites in the 'Special requirement' box when you make the booking. After the historical sightseeing you will have a Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. Then you will start your exciting shopping tour in the afternoon. When making your booking please provide your shopping interests in the 'Special requirement' box. Your guide will recommend the right s your guide and private vehicle will drop you off at your hotel or site you want to go in the city."""
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Private Tour: Panda House Visit And Cruise To The Summer Palace With Imperial Dinner
"Meet your guide in your hotel lobby around noon time (12:30pm) and head to the Panda House of the Beijing Zoo to visit the lovely pandas. Next take a short drive to the Imperial Dock in the Purple Bamboo Park. Take a scenic 40-minute cruise from Zizhuyuan Park to the South Gate of the Summer Palace on a boat that was once used exclusively by the Qing Emperors and Empress Dowager Cixi. Pass many including the working and living quarters of the emperor; the Long Corridor the longest covered walkway in the world with 14000 exquisitely painted pictures; Longevity Hill the best place to have a panoramic view of the Summer Palace; Marble Boat the iconic building of the Summer Palace which used to represent the stability and eternity of the Qing Dynasty; and Suzhou Street
From $118.00
 
Beijing Private Culture Experience With Lunch Inclusive
"Temple of HeavenPick up at 8:30am from your hotel to visit the Temple of Heaven where the Ming and Qing emperors performed their ritual ceremonies. The best time to visit it is in the morning to see the local seniors exercising practicing Tai Chi playing Shuttlecock doing ground calligraphy as well as singing and dancing.Liulichang StreetYou can visit Liulichang Culture Street which is known throughout China and the world for its ancient books calligraphy paintings brushes
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Beware of fake Taxi Drivers in Beijing tour spots

I & my family went to Beijing last year and did the same trip, a day tour to Badaling via Ming tomb to see the grate wall. Better to go by any recognized tour company in a group with a guide. It...
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Oct 15, 2011

Huge vats at Forbidden City

When you are inside the Forbidden City, you will see many huge copper vats like those shown in the photos. The vats are actually for fire fighting during the ancient times. They were filled with water...
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Aug 14, 2008

Changing of Guards

I managed to catch the changing of guards when I was at the Forbidden City in April 2008. After that, those guards who were off-duty had a game of basketball outside the Forbidden City in their...
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Aug 14, 2008

Traditional Architecture

When it comes to traditional architecture, China is perhaps one of the best in the world in view of its long and grand history. This can be truely felt at Beijing city since it is the capital city of...
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Aug 14, 2008

Beijing serviced apartments for rent

Beijing serviced apartments for rent http://www.apartmentcn.com/ http://www.huijiale.cn/ gohome_bj@hotmail.comChongWenMen XinJing City Fully furnished apartment on South Huashi Street; Nearby New...
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Be Safe Oatmeal

For my birthday this year (Jan 2007), my boyfriend Charles bought me the most adorable American Cocker Spaniel. We called him Oatmeal and he was absolutely wonderful as many of you have already agreed...
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Apr 12, 2007
 
 
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Mode of communication

One thing about Beijing is you must be prepared for difficulty communicating with the local as from my experience most of them (except the one you find at tourist spot) cannot speak english. It is...
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caprina
Jan 17, 2007

Art & craft in Beijing

When you are in Beijing, it is worth checking out the famous art & craft here, especially the jade, silk, porcelain etc. However, it is suggest that you buy these valuable items from reputable...
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victorwkf
Dec 01, 2006

Local people relaxing at Temple of Heaven park

When you visit the Temple of Heaven, you will see many local people relaxing at the entrance and park area. Some of them will practice dances, taichi etc while others will practice their calligraghy...
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victorwkf
Nov 29, 2006

Language problems?

English is more and more fequently spoken and written, so there is less of a language problem in Beijing and it will get better with the coming of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. In fact if you go...
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victorwkf
Nov 25, 2006

Ethnic Minority Hospitality

When I was staying at Guangxi Hotel in Beijing, I was given good hospitality by the staff of the hotel, who are mainly from Guangxi province in south-west China which consists of many ethnic minority...
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victorwkf
Nov 25, 2006

Rising standard of living

If you have been to Beijing years ago and then now, one thing you will notice is that the number of bicycles on the road has decreased a lot and the number of cars have increased a lot. This shows the...
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Nov 25, 2006

Food in Beijing

There is food everywhere in this city. Afterall, the Middle Kingdom is known for its cuisine. The key question travelers always asked is, “Is it safe?” “Is it clean?” With e coli scare frequent even...
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beaverk
Oct 18, 2006

R.I.P my little chicken....

Chicken was born and raised in Beijing, China. Although we are unsure of her exact birth date or even if she WAS a 'she', she came into our lives August 2004. She was always very active and lively...
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Oct 09, 2006

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Forbidden City - The Palace Museum

Not being someone who is that keen on ancient buildings and who much prefers modern history, this place did virtually nothing for me. I was told by the hotel reception that I must go and would enjoy...
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Great Wall of China - Mutianyu

What a beautiful and amazing structure! The work awesome is overused today, but to stand on the Great Wall of China was definitely one of the high points of my various travels - Chair-lift up and...
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Summer Palace

From the name itself, this is also called the Royal Park; divided into four parts: the Court Area, Front Hill Area, Rear Hill Area and Lake Area. It’s a very large area and I suggest you to take...
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Temple of Heaven

Access to the Circular Mound Altar at the Temple of Heaven, you have to pass through a Lingxing Gate. There are 8 sets with three gates per set. When standing on the Circular Mound Altar, take notice...
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Tiananmen Square

This is, without any doubt, the visit numero uno and the first visit that all the tourists in Beijing make. It is like the Red Square in Moscow, or the Piazza San Marco in Venice, or the Puerta del...
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Great Wall of China - Badaling

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