Beijing is a beautiful destination and it can afford you so many memories & experiences, if you know how to spend your time there the right way.
There is a flowing charm in its culture that has endured for centuries. Whether you want to visit spectacular locations or thrill yourself with entertainment and cuisine, the city has an experience for you that you have never felt before.
Here are some of the best things you can do for your next trip to China’s capital.
Art and Culture
On your visit to China, take time out of your vacation schedule to immerse yourself in the beautiful culture and art of the city. You can use your time there to learn a few things, particularly Tai Chi or Kung Fu, or you can learn how to do Peking Opera facial makeup or traditional Chinese calligraphy.
And if you feel like it, you can learn how to make a few Chinese meals including dumplings.
Food and Restaurants
In every city you go to, the food culture will always be something you should be a part of. The streets and restaurants of Beijing have their different appeal to food lovers who are in the city. You can choose between these two to satisfy the curiosity of your taste buds.
If you fancy a top restaurant to dine in while you are in Beijing, consider visiting Family Li Imperial Cuisine. They offer customers with more than ten meal packages that each contains about 20 dishes. There’s also the Fangshan Imperial Restaurant and the Family Bai Courtyard Restaurant which are quiet famous among tourists.
Take a Walk
Walking around a city is one of the best ways to explore it. The streets of Beijing are usually lit at night with food vendors selling an assortment of various foods you can try, and they all differ from each other.
Places, where you can explore include
- Gui Street, which is located within Dongzhimen, west of East Main Street crossing. It spans over a mile and has over 150 retail shops
- Donghuamen night market, which houses over 200 stores where hundreds of snacks from all over China including bean jelly and purple rice porridge can be found
- Other places you can go to for a tasty treat are Wangfujing snack street and Longfu Temple snack street.
Your stay in Beijing, even for a short time, can be an opportunity to see some of the beautiful edifices from past centuries.
The most important and must see places you should check out are the Palace Museum(Forbidden City), Tiananmen Square & its surroundings, The Temple of Heaven, Beihai Park, The Temple of Heaven(in the photo on the top) and even the Beijing Zoo.
So, no wonder you can spend your next vacation in Beijing.