Oriental Hotel

No.8-16 Dongdansantiao, Dongcheng Distrct, Beijing, 100005, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $43.00

Travel Blogs from Beijing

China Part 4: A Square, a Palace, and a Wall

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels


... rows of Men In Black security with batons, riot shields, and fore extinguishers at their feet. The fire existing gushers are in case anyone tries to do self-immolation. And there is no stopping here, they are pretty forceful about that (this is the historic point for protests and such). I was pretty happy finally getting to the Forbidden City. After all my expectations of ancient buildings and such in China being dashed (I guess a few thousand years of warfare will ...

Crunch time

A travel blog entry by e2010052


... have been energising the air.
Forbidden City was a huge expanse of concrete and stone. I was actually disappointed with this site. I loved the architecture and the history but it was quite barren really and even the imperial gardens seemed sparse. It is worth venturing to the different exhibitions to see the artefacts on display and my favourites would be the stone drums which weren't musical at ...

Summer Palace and bye bye Beijing

A travel blog entry by jimoo


... past us no effort we realise there are also motor boats to hire.......we think of the environment and start pedalling. The bridges remind me of the willow pattern plate and we pedal power around the majority, back through the 17 arch bridge and towards the pedalo rank, with more gusto towards the end as the hour is nearly up. Ice cream stop, the legs have earnt it and a gentle stroll around to the ...

Blown away (nearly) in Beijing

A travel blog entry by jmfaulkenberry


... immense poverty until you step inside one or more and see how nice they are kept and realize this is where these folks want to live. Obviously, space is a premium in Beijing thus our kids got to see what it is like to cram an entire life into a very small space; gardens on rooftops serving as just one example. After the Hutongs, we were off to a Chinese tea ceremony. The kids went in with zero expectations which proved to be cool because they LOVED IT. The hostess ...


A travel blog entry by andi.in.china


... He’d pick and choose and could stay with whomever for as long as it took to burn a stick of incense with his trusted eunuch en guarde. And then he'd move on if he wished. What a life!

You see, other than ruling the empire, the emperor had a big job, which was to produce his heir. The empress was supposed to produce the first son but that didn't always happen. Living in the Forbidden City in ...

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This hotel, located in the Wangfujing area of Beijing, is near Great Wall at Mutianyu, Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling (Song Qingling Guju), Shin Kong Place, and Friendship Store.
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