Beijing- one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations

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Beijing- one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations.

Beijing is an ancient capital with a lot of history. It is one of those cities that most tourists enjoy and one of the must-see places in the world. A visit to Beijing will give you a gentle introduction to the culture but it is in essence a very private city.  To discover what lies beyond, you will have to wander of the beaten track. There are exquisite antique markets, beautiful parks and residential areas. Enjoy the humming of birds and forget for a moment that you are in one of the busiest cities in the world.

Beijing Tourist Attractions.

There is so much more to Beijing than sky-scrapers and modern buildings. It is a city rich in cultural heritage and imperial relics. Some of the places of architectural beauty to visit include:

[v_icon color=”#1e73be” size=”18px” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkbox”] The Forbidden City is one of the largest, ancient architectural complexes in the world. It is also one of the best preserved.

[v_icon color=”#1e73be” size=”18px” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkbox”] The Great Wall of China but in particular the Badaling section.

[v_icon color=”#1e73be” size=”18px” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkbox”]  The Summer Palace and the emperors’ beautiful garden retreat.

[v_icon color=”#1e73be” size=”18px” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkbox”] Ming Tombs where you can see the mausoleums of 13 Ming Dynasty emperors.

[v_icon color=”#1e73be” size=”18px” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkbox”] The Temple of Heaven is where Ming and Qing emperors performed solemn rituals for harvests.

[v_icon color=”#1e73be” size=”18px” target=”_blank” name=”moon-checkbox”]  Olympic Village where you can see the Bird’s Nest Stadium and the Water Cube. This is where the 2008 Olympics were held and worth a visit.

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Inside the Forbidden City.

Where to find accommodation in Beijing?

There are plenty of accommodation available in the city center with a few hotels located close to the airport. Travellers and tour groups can book accommodation at the popular Hilton Beijing Hotel that offers western-style rooms and amenities. Three-star places and above offer more spacious rooms with satellite TV, saunas, swimming pools, restaurants and business centres. Luxury hotels are of international standard and offer huge discounts in off-season. Click here to Learn more about Beijing hotels and services in the city.

Enjoy the glorious imperial past of Beijing and in the same breath the modernity of a city that never sleeps. A perfect combination between modern and old.

I have been fortunate to have done quite a bit of travelling over the last 10 years. By heart I am an adventurer and I love exploring new places, cultures and food. Travelling can become stressful and expensive. Over the years I have learnt to travel as cost effective as possible, simply by travelling more clever. Nelmitravel.com is a Adventure and Budget Travel site where I review Airlines, Accommodation, Transport, Restaurants and give helpful travel information.

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