Beijing

  • Accommodation:
    • Days Inn Forbidden City Hotel
  • Transport:
    • There are three main forms of public transportation: subways, buses and taxis. The subway system is an excellent inexpensive (2 RMB single journey ticket) option for getting around
  • Things to see:
    • Great Wall of China
    • The Palace Museum
    • Summer Palace
    • Temple of Heaven
    • Tiananmen Square
    • Ming Dynasty Tombs
    • National Stadium
    • Mausoleum of Mao Zedong
  • Tips:
    • For more information, http://english.visitbeijing.com.cn/
    • Check out the 1901 Cafe, which is a former dormitory for the Catholic priests working in nearby Beitang Cathedral
    • Fayuan Temple is a must see. This practising temple dates back to 1,370 years