Experienced travelers know that capital cities are usually a rich tapestry of vibrant neighborhoods and suburbs, and Beijing, the shining capital of China, is certainly no slouch in that department! You'll find the fascinating neighborhood of Downtown Beijing, 1 mile to the east of Beijing central area.
Beijing's most popular places to see include Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City.
Some of Beijing's key visitor attractions are in and around Downtown Beijing, such as the Wangfujing Street and Chairman Mao Memorial Hall.
Hotels that are near Tiananmen Square include the Grand Hyatt Beijing, Hilton Beijing Wangfujing, The Imperial Mansion, Beijing Marriott Executive Apartments, Legendale Hotel Beijing and Beijing Hotel NUO Wangfujing.
Visitors will discover a wide range of Downtown Beijing accommodations in the vicinity of Wangfujing Street. Some options are the Asia Pacific Building Hotel, Ascott Raffles City Beijing, Beijing Marriott Hotel City Wall, Grand Hotel Beijing and Red Capital Residence.
Devote a day to shopping at Scitech Plaza and find the perfect mementos of your trip for your entire family. If you’re looking for nearby hotels, the Shangri-La China World Summit Wing, Beijing and Park Hyatt Beijing are two great options. To take in the local art and culture, head on over to Creation Art Gallery. The Opposite House and The St. Regis Beijing are among the top-rated hotels to investigate near here.
Downtown Beijing offers a wide variety of hotel establishments allowing tourists to choose a place that matches their budgets and requirements. Price-conscious travelers seeking more affordable hotels, should check out the Zilong Hotel - Beijing and The Classic Courtyard.
For more upscale accommodation choices in Downtown Beijing, check out the options at the Ritz-Carlton Beijing Financial Street and The Westin Beijing Financial Street.
If all that exploring in Downtown Beijing is starting to feel less like a vacation and more like a chore, drop in for a pick-me-up at Miao Yinchancha. For something a little more filling, sit down and order a meal at 剑平餐厅. As the sun starts to set, start a lively evening with the friendly locals at 天文KTV.
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