Beijing is world famous as home to Tiananmen Square. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the center of the city.
Forbidden City is one of the popular attractions in the city center of Beijing that is not to be missed.
To better understand Beijing, take a trip to one of its many cultural destinations. To experience Beijing’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the gorgeous performing arts institutes such as the Tianqiao Acrobatics Theatre.
If the sun is out, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and make the most of the nearby green spaces. When you need a little time out, visit Tiantan Park and Taoranting Park, where locals come to breathe in the fresh air.
Find the perfect accessory, grab a bite to eat or just window shop at nearby shopping hotspots such as Hongqiao Market.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Radegast Lake View Hotel, the Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven, and the Holiday Inn Temple Of Heaven.