Capital Forbidden City Hotel

No.48 Guang An Men South Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100054, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Beijing

How to See Beijing in 36 Hours

A travel blog entry by the_stamms on Aug 03, 2014

194 photos

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As we entered the square, there was a mass forced exodus out of the square. Eerily familiar. Cops and soldiers were corralling people toward the periphery. There was no loitering whatsoever, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen a crowded space of that size be cleared of people so quick. The military and police presence was beyond what I expected. (I later found out we were there on the anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army, a holiday which always ...

Day 2

A travel blog entry by line-plotz on Jun 25, 2014

18 photos

... we all got used to the idea that we were foreigners and photo ops came with the territory. We walked to the Forbidden City, built in the 15th century and once home to China's emperors. There are 9,999.5 (they measure rooms as the space within 4 columns) rooms in this massive home.

Next, we ate lunch and explored a market. There were live scorpions and starfish on sticks waiting to be fried ...

Day 6-Trains, Taxis and Park Hyatt Hotel

A travel blog entry by jackcooper2013 on Nov 29, 2013

2 photos

... elegant and without the slightest hint of English. Well, we arrived an hour before our train and sat around admiring the silver sleek walls and myself trying to decipher the Mandarin Wifi instructions, to no avail. Within due time, the train arrived and we got on the train, which by the way is one of the 300 km/h super fast bullet trains that start to approach the speed of sound. The train started, i gasped at the speed of ...

The Summer Palace

A travel blog entry by alycleveland on May 30, 2013

1 comment, 6 photos

... been planned out and has such deep meaning behind every detail. The color has meaning, the pattern has meaning, the direction of the path has meaning, the type of rock has meaning, the shape of the door has meaning—it is incredible. Nothing was ever built in china simply for aesthetic reasons. Every single detail and construction has a higher purpose and a deeper meaning. It really has made me begin to think about back home and the design that ...

Heather and nancy in china!

A travel blog entry by nmaskus on Sep 20, 2012

6 photos

... Buddha", and several pandas. Visited the ming tombs, Saw silk worms, jade, the Olympic park. It was a tiring day! Heather met my coworkers and spent some time putting their faces to the names and stories and did done exploring on her own. What a great ...

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