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Beijing

Asia
25+

Rank in China

5

Rank in Asia

160+

World Rank

Currency
Yuan(CNY)
Weather
Cloudy 25.4℃
Time
19:56 PM (GMT +08:00)
Electric Socket
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)... Read more


About Beijing

Vibrant and old-world, Beijing is a perfect blend of historical past and modern urbanity. As the capital city of the People's Republic of China, Beijing boasts a population of 21.7 million people and is the second largest city after Shanghai. With a dazzling historical display of its imperial past and a compelling futuristic vibe, Beijing is the educational, cultural and political center of China. Beijing offers  luxurious experiences, intriguing sights and enchanting activities that make it a tourist’s delight. Visit this fun-filled destination and enjoy this authentic city as it emerges as one of the world's tourist hot-spots.

 

Continent Country
Asia China
Airport Name / IATA Code
Beijing Capital International Airport PEK
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
Beijing Daxing International Airport ICAO


Beijing
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
September and October: these months offer the best climate and colourful scenery.
Moderate time to visit
March, April, and May: the weather is hot and humid in these months.
Worst time to visit
December, January, and February: these months have cold and dry weather with some snow. June, July, and August: June marks the start of summer and the city warms up considerably. July and August are the wettest months with it being uncomfortably hot and humid.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) -9 -7 -1 7 13 18 22 20 14 7 0 -7
Maximum temprature (℃) 2 4 11 20 26 30 31 30 26 19 10 3
Rain fall (mm) 3 6 9 26 29 71 176 182 49 19 6 2
Population
21.7 (Millions)
Official Language
Mandarin
Spoken Language
Though the official ... Read more
Other Language
Cantonese
Police
110
Ambulance
120
Taxi
Start Tariff: CNY 13... Read more

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Yes

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.29
Cup of Coffee USD 4.43
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.72
Rice/Kg USD 1.14
White Bread USD 1.72
Eggs (12) USD 1.86
Combo Meal USD 5.00
Fine Dining USD 28.60
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.57
Domestic Beer USD 0.71
Imported Beer USD 2.29
Bottle of Wine USD 14.30
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 2.86
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.29
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.57
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 928.64
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • If you’re an art and antique collector, head to the Panjiyuan antiques market, home to 3,000 vendors selling curios and memorabilia.
  • Drop in at the Temple of Heaven to enjoy a quick session of tai chi, singing, chess or calligraphy.
  • A fun, relaxing bath in the hot spring lends an out-of-this-world experience, especially if you’re a spa lover.
  • You’ll absolutely love the rickshaw rides on Beijing Hutongs that give an old-world feel.
  • Explore the small streets and narrow alleyways of Beijing that give you a glimpse of old Beijing.
  • Don’t miss out on the street stalls and small restaurants that give a taste of a variety of fried, or seafood-filled dumplings.
Shopping
New World Shopping Mall
5 Chongwenmen Outer St, ChongWenMen, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
Distance From City Center
4.4 km
Beijing Antique City
21 East Third Ring South Road, Chaoyang District
Distance From City Center
4.8 KM
Panjiayuan Antique Market
No.18 Huawei Li, Panjiayuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100021, China
Distance From City Center
5.6 KM
Bairong International Flea Market
Beijing 100075, China
Distance From City Center
10.3 KM
Hongqiao Market
Dongcheng, China
Distance From City Center
5.2 KM
Silk Street
8 Xiushui E St, JianWai DaJie, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China
Distance From City Center
1.9 km
Wangfujing Street
Wangfujing Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
Distance From City Center
4.8 KM
Bairong World Trade Center
101 Yongdingmen Outer St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100075
Distance From City Center
10.1 KM
China World Mall
1 Jianguomen Outer St, JianWai DaJie, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China
Distance From City Center
2.0 KM
Taxi
Beijing Debao Taxi Company
Linda Beijing Tour Car Service
Beiqi Kowloon Taxi Group Co., Ltd.
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Yixing Teapots
  • 'Inside Painted' Snuff Bottles
  • Beijing Palace Lantern
  • Chinese Jewellery
  • Chinese Tea
  • Cloisonne Objects
  • Eight Treasures Ink-pad
  • Chinese Ceramics
  • Chinese Silk
  • Beijing Lord Rabbit Figurines
  • Beijing Paper Cuts
  • Neiliansheng Cloth Shoes
  • Chinese Chop
  • Zhongguo Jie (Chinese knots)
  • Chinese Calligraphy Wall Scrolls
  • Beijing Dough Figurines
  • Chinese Traditional Clothing

Tourist attractions in Beijing

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