InterContinental Beijing Beichen
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsInterContinental Beijing Beichen
Great Location Pleasant and accomodating staff. Would highly recommend.
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... d arrived and got sorted in our hotel, we navigated the Beijing subway and headed to the Summer Palace; an area previously occupied by emperors when on their holidays (known for being peaceful and tranquil). We seemed to arrive at the same time as around 500 tour groups, so it was anything but peaceful (or tranquil)! After a bit of a wander round the lake, and seeing various temples and leafy courtyards, we were getting hungry so headed back to the hotel for ...
... 233;s and institutions- 'Bookworm'. Books and food rolled into one- what more could we want. Cheeseburger dumplings and Thai salad in the jam packed lending library was heaven. We soaked up the Beijing literature vibe while craning our necks searching for a title to buy- however there were too many to choose from and we headed back out onto the streets empty handed but full on food and words. Next we headed south into the Jinguimenwai Embassy Area went to find our ...
... parks and gardens and ponds. The sides are completely opposite. We walked up this hill to do a three hour lecture and as we came upon this gazebo with this massive bell in the middle this guy was in a leg hold balancing for a solid five minutes.. I took a picture, it was nuts. Wei's lectures are always super deep and we basically had an intro to Feng Shui. I know people often see Feng Shui as a joke or some superstitious thing but if you sat in a lecture with Wei, ...
... but we didn’t want to wake them. And besides, we’re no ******* – we can tough it out now can’t we, YanChi?? ;)
The next morning, by 5am we were all awake and waiting for sunrise. We were also greeted by a large group of photographers. At first we couldn’t even see anything past our own watchtower because the fog was so thick. It slowly lifted for a while, but then ...
... complex of ancient buildings. The palace was the reclusive home to two dynasties of imperial rule until the Republic demoted the last Quing emperor to the has-been. In former ages the price for uninvited admission was instant execution, these days Y40 will do. Its value for money.
After about 5 hours of straight walking around and up and down stairs we were Famished so settled into a little local restaurant and had ...