South Luogu Alley, Xizhimen and Shishahai, are nearby areas which are also worth exploring.
People come from near and far to see Tiananmen Square, one of the best-loved attractions in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle on the city.
Forbidden City is one of the main places to visit in the Beijing’s city center that is worth visiting.
To gain a deeper understanding of Beijing, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Enjoy seeing local and touring talent live on stage at the National Centre for the Performing Arts and the National Grand Theatre. Acclaimed galleries, include the National Art Museum of China.
Get your body moving in the great outdoors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. If you’d like to spend some time in a natural setting be sure to check out Beihai Park and Jingshan Park.
While you are here, don’t miss the nearby local attractions such as the St. Joseph's Cathedral, the Temple of Confucius and Huabiao. These are popular with travellers from all over the world. If you’re into history, the area’s past has been beautifully preserved at the Beijing Working People's Cultural Palace and the Prince Gong's Palace. Those who enjoy sights steeped in religious history shouldn’t miss Lama Temple.
Enjoy window shopping and do some people-watching in some of the nearby malls and markets such as Wangfujing Street, the Dong Hua Men Night Market and the Xidan Shopping Center.
When it’s time to slow down after enjoying the charming streets of Xiaoxitian, check in to one of the area’s numerous accommodation options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing, the Regent Beijing, and the popular Peninsula Beijing.