Are you in love with ancient history, then your journey is incomplete without a visit to Beijing- the capital city of one of the most advanced countries of the universe, that is, China. Along with being the international metropolis, the hotbed of global business, this city has efficiently maintained its history and cultural richness of 3000 years. Wrapped with natural scenic beauty, dream like architecture and cultural treasure house, Beijing makes you spellbound.
Beijing is known for some of the best parks and royal gardens which consist of various species of plants that keep the garden green throughout the year and are designed with roofs, towers, bridges and halls. Well maintained water bodies with springs not only add to the beauty of the park but also have boating facilities. You may enjoy the colors of the magnificent flowers and butterflies of these gardens even from your hotel room as you will find many cheap Beijing hotels located near these natural beauties.
This city is a home to some of the architectural wonders of the world. The Great Wall surrounding the city is one of the eight wonders of the world and is divided into eight sections. Visit to the Forbidden City lets you into an imperial palace consisting of 9,999 rooms. If just seeing this splendid palace is not enough for you, you may even experience the same grandeur and get the Emperor like treatment at various cheap Beijing hotels situated near this tourist attraction. Tiananmen Square, surrounded by edifices, is the world’s largest central city square. The Bell and Drum towers, the colored Glaze factory are attractions for people interested in art and paintings. China is an ancient country with many religions existing together and being the capital city, Beijing has some of the great temples worshipping heaven to earth to rain, from the Temple of Heaven to the Altar of Earth to the Great Bell Temple.
Beijing is a paradise for people who love shopping. From curios to traditional handicrafts, from pearls to silks, there is ample variety to choose from. Ivory carving, Jade, Cloisonné and Lacquer are some of the best known handicrafts of Beijing. A tour to a new place is always incomplete without tasting the local food. Beijing as already mentioned is a unique city where modern and ancient culture co-exists, and hence, there is a great variety of food available as well; most famous being the Roast duck and the Imperial Court Food. But it is always advisable to try the food at your hotel taking suggestions from known people as every cuisine may not suit you. Cheap Beijing hotels not only make your stay affordable, they are experts in local cuisines and you can just rely on them to try the local food.
Turn the Pages of History – Plan a Trip to Beijing