Beijing HolidaysReference WW39801
Beijing is city awash with lively neighbourhoods, there’s plenty for overseas visitors to enjoy. Whether you’d like to unwind and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of day-to-day life, or head to the landmark attractions - Beijing won’t disappoint. Have your camera ready for the awe-inspiring religious sites of Beijing. The tranquil site of the Confucius Temple is a must-see, wander the Hall of Great Accomplishment a dedicated shrine to the great Chinese teacher, Confucius, himself. Other highlights are the 18th-century Buddhist Big Bell Temple, home to 400 historic bells and gongs, and the unusual, circular Temple of Heavens. Whilst those with an interest in ancient ruins should head to the Old Summer Palace site with its collection of idyllic parks. Would you rather embrace contemporary Beijing? Stop by the world’s biggest public square, Tiananmen Square which is based in the heart of the modern city. As you explore Beijing city, the sweet and savoury scent of their cuisine is sure to tease you. Don’t forget to have taste!
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- Currency The currency used in Beijing is the Yuan Renminbi.
- Flying time from the UK The average flight time from London to Beijing is 9h 40min.
- Primary Language The Beijing dialect, also known as Pekingese, is the prestige dialect of Mandarin spoken in the urban area of Beijing, China.
- Passport & Visas British nationals need a visa to enter mainland China, you must get a visa prior to arrival.