Wangfujing Grand Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Wangfujing Grand Hotel Beijing
Travel Blogs from Beijing
... 30 years has The Great Wall become a popular landmark. Until the 1980's many Chinese didn't travel due to lack of $, no time, and travel restrictions. Also, The Great Wall was considered a symbol of the emperor. If you will commanded to work on the Great Wall it was almost a certain death sentence. There are a few popular sections of The Great Wall that are more tourist friendly than others. Alisa had visited Mu Tian Yu before ...
... off on the side of the road and proceeded to walk down this long narrow alleyway. It was a surprise to walk out from that onto this super busy, bright, loud street. It was amazing. On both sides of the road were dozens and dozens of little boutiques, restaurants, and shops. We walked outside for awhile, and then arrived at out hostel-our home for the next three days. It is a super cool, little place. All the visitors write all over the walls all sorts of different messages. ...
... the queue and pass through quite quickly.
The weather forecast had been for rain and we had a few spots as we were walking to the square. However, the skies cleared during the morning and it turned into a lovely sunny day.
We spent some time looking at the surrounding buildings, including the Great Hall of the People and Mao's mausoleum - a long queue quickly built up ...
... whilst still going out and taking them shopping or to a park.
The next weekend, I took them to the 798 Art District. I like taking people there, as most people don't associate Beijing as a particularly artistic city, so it is an interesting little unexpected place to visit. A lot of the art is quite weird, but perhaps I am not as artistically inclined as the intended audience.
It was sad seeing Mum and ...
... We then hopped back onto the underground and went back to Tiananmen square and proceeded to visit the forbidden city - this huge area of ancient halls and palaces of the ancient emperors is very impressive with its huge squares and gardens - all surrounded by a wide moat. Nearly a mile long it's a long walk round !! After a sandwich in a modem shopping centre to relax in the air con at Subway we decided to walk back ---- 40 minutes later and ...