Beijing Pocket Guide

Images Of Beijing

China's economical, political and commercial centre is a big, brash, busy city. It is different to many other Asian cities in that tourism doesn't overrun its heart and soul. It is far less commercialised than its counterparts and it seems at even at the city's best-known landmarks the number of locals outweighs the tourists. It is also a city steeped in history and has been the Chinese capital since 1421.

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In The Guide

  • Cheap Eats Discover what night market sells cooked frog legs and other such niceties.
  • Don't Miss After visiting Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City find out what else should you not miss.
  • Neighbourhood Watch A breakdown of some of the Chinese capital's most intriguing districts.
  • A Day in Beijing... Our perfect day in Beijing with the help of a bicycle so you fit in with the locals.

Beijing City Reviews

  • 80%


    There are so many things to see, your feets will hurt after visiting all oft them. But I can defenitley recommed a trip to Beijing! We Bad a great time there!

    Insider Tip:Go to the heaven supermarket. You can buy everything and sit down and eat and drink at the same time. Afterwards go to Sanlitun to Party :-)

  • 90%


    About air pollution

    City was very beautiful with ancient and modern harmony. But air was quite a lot pollutied like other big cities in the world. If it should become a little cleaner, more happiness and pleasure...

  • 100%



    The city is awesome and giant! Everything is really big and impressive. Beijing is one of those cities that everyone must go at least once. The new and the old here really creates a harmonic environment.

    Insider Tip:You will need at least 4 days in Beijing. Don't miss the Great Wall and save some time to rest after it.

  • 70%


    Tips of visiting The Great Wall

    Better to go to Mutianyu not Badaling, and it's important to choose a good day to go..like after rain. So the weather will be good, no fog and the air is clean and fresh.

  • 20%


    Beijing may look good from the outside but its as fake as your beats headphones . Even the walls are fake no really fo up to the walls in the hutong they are not real fake bricks have been stuck on. This is not a good place for a family trip im a little shocked to see familys on holiday here. Its very dangerous for western children from the poisoned water and food to the hutong construction and the crazy roads. And your not even safe on the pavement walking to the shops. Character limit......

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