Where is Beijing Located?

Where is beijing locatedBeijing is the capital of China. It is also historical capital of Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty. Beijing is located in the north of China which located in the middle of Hebei province and next to Tianjin as well as Bohai sea. Beijing was also called Peking in old China. Many foreigners still use Peking as it's name. But Chinese called it Beijing as it's offical English name. In Chinese, it is called 北京. Beijing has a long history which is the captial of Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty. There are thousands of places of interest located in Beijing, such as Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, hutong and many world famous historical places. It is one of the most popular travel destinations in China and the world.

 

When to travel to Beijing

Beijing is located in the north of China. Winter of Beijing is harsh and very cold. It snows soometimes. Winter will be from November to March. Autumn is the best season to travel to Beijing. It is clear and comfortable in Autumn. The time can last from September to November. Most tourists will choose this time for travelling in Beijing. October 1st is the National Holiday of China which will last from October 1st to 7th. During the holiday, Beijing will be very crowded. If you don't want to join in the large number of people, just avoid this holiday for visiting Beijing. Summer is hot and rainy. The air is also not good. Spring is short in Beijing.

What to see in Beijing

Beijing is a historical city of China. There are hundreds of museums and historical sites in Beijing. The most famous attractions in Beijing are including Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Hutong, Great Wall of China, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Ming tombs and many famous museums. If you are visiting Beijing, these places are the must see. Great Wall of China is the most visited attractions in Beijing. Best recommendations sections of Great wall are Badaling Great Wall, Simatai Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall and Jinshanling Great Wall. It will take you some time to drive to the Great wall.

 

What to eat in Beijing

best city for food in ChinaBeijing is a good place for tourists from the world to enjoy all kinds of Chinese traditional food. Famous food in Beijing are including Peking Roast Duck, Beijing imperial cuisie and snacks. You can also try Sichuan food, Guangdong food, Xian food, Shanghai food and many foreign country food. There are many food street in Beijing. One of them is Wangfujing. You can find many restaurants there. Food is not expensive in Beijing.