Long and Illustrious History
Beijing is an ancient city with long and illustrious history started some 500,000 years ago, when the ancestors of modern Homo sapiens, Peking men, lived in caves. Beijing has been an inhabited city for more 3000 years, and it has been the capital city for different periods of China history. There are 34 emperors had lived and ruled the nation in Beijing. There are some famous historical sites left in Beijing, including Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Great Wall, Summer Palace, Lama Temple and so on.
Beijing Hong is the most reflect the authentic Beijing life and become acquainted with 'old Beijing' by exploring its many teahouses, temple fairs, Beijing's Hutong and Quadrangle and enjoy the Peking Opera.
Add any or all of these to your visa free Beijing tour and you will leave with a feeling of special appreciation in your heart for this ancient city that has truly seen it all and tells its story with matchless grace, charm and vigor.
Beijing has lots of beautiful temples that at one time served as the focus of religious life. The Temple of Heaven is the largest group of structures in the country dedicated to rituals that pay homage to the glory of heaven. It was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests.
As an international city, there are many valuable shopping place and well-known product for you and your family/friends in Beijing. Each of them has its own features. Used to be the business center 500 hundred years ago, Qianmen Street is filled with aged brand stores. The Pearl Market and Women Street are also highly recommended as your shopping destination.
Accommodation at All Levels
In order to meet the travelers' requirements, Beijing offers super deluxe hotels for your luxury needs, guest houses for commercial requests, and also youth hostel for bag packers. Whether you want to save money or enjoy a luxury service, you always can find one suit you.
As an ancient and modern city, Beijing is deserved to pay a visit during your 72 hours visa free layover.