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On September 6, 2010, in Beijing, Cool Places, Shanghai, Shopping, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

Beijing is the must-go place on your China Tours. As the capital and the international metropolitan, Beijing brings you the most attractiveness and the delight for everyone who steps into the area. Beijing Tour is absolutely becoming the unforgettable period in your life. After the Olympiad in 2008 summer, Beijing remains varieties of facilities and […]

Beijing is the must-go place on your China Tours. As the capital and the international metropolitan, Beijing brings you the most attractiveness and the delight for everyone who steps into the area. Beijing Tour is absolutely becoming the unforgettable period in your life.

After the Olympiad in 2008 summer, Beijing remains varieties of facilities and advantages on city living. People are thinking how to use the value of the post-Olympic heritage and make Beijing more and more fascinating no matter inside or outside. A lots of gallery and arts exhibitions are on there show.

Designed by famous architect Wang Hui, the building lies in Pingod Garden, Baiziwan road, Chaoyang district, Beijing, covering 1400㎡. As a steel-structured architecture with 5 floors, about 2500㎡ for exhibition, it’s convenient for TAM to hold exhibitions as well as events involving about 1000 persons. With 40m in length, 32m in width and 30m in height, the building consists of three exhibition floors. The 2nd floor with 12.5m in height is the main exhibition area covering 1000㎡, while the 3rd floor designed flexibly to get rid of grip from traditional concepts. Apart from displaying paintings, it is also an ideal space for exhibiting large-scale contemporary installations, sculptures and other forms of arts such as video arts, new music and so on.

If you have friends who have come to Beijing already, you must hear about the “798 Arts Zone” from his words. As to improve the arts and design industry, many artists, painter, and even students established their studios in that area.

In 2006,Beijing 798 Art Zone was listed respectively as one of the first concentrations of cultural creative industry by Beijing Civic and Chaoyang District Government, also named as “Beijing 798 Art Zone Cultural Creative Industrial Base of Zhong Guan Cun Electronic City” by Zhong Guan Cun management committee. The atmosphere as a“creative zone ,cultural park” is forming, In order to boost the prosperity and development of 798 Art Zone, Chaoyang District Government and Seven Star group co-founded the Beijing 798 Art Zone Development and Administration office, with the principle of “coordination , service, introduction ,management”, to boost the development of contemporary art and culture creative industry in art zone.

Beijing is developing very rapidly, many mansions and skyscrapers are growing every single day. There is leak of what are the traditional ones in downtown to express “Old Beijing”. A hidden treasure of downtown is an allure for the new who is coming to Beijing.

Many foreigners have come to know Nanluoguxiang in the capital’s Dongcheng District after patronizing the Pass By and Here bars. One of the best persevered areas in Downtown Beijing, Nanluoguxiang is famous for its hutong and courtyards (siheyuan) but it is also now famed for the cafes and bars and clothing and handcraft shops that line its hutong laneways. Dubbed “another bar area besides Houhai, Workers’ Stadium and Sanlitun,” Nanluoguxiang is a perfect blend of past and present.

Nanluoguxiang has a 768-metre-long south-north central lane, with 16 hutong meandering east and west of off the central lane, giving each side eight hutong. This was the typical hutong layout of the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368). With a history of more than 700 years, Nanluoguxiang is one of the capital’s oldest hutong areas and has been one of Beijing’s 25 cultural and historical protection areas since 1990. The southern end of Nanluoguxiang can be found at Di’anmen on Ping’an Dajie, with its northern end at Gulou Dongdajie (Drum Tower East Street).

Walk north of the Pass By Bar and you will encounter The Central Academy of Drama, the alma mater of countless Chinese TV and film stars such as Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). Pedicabs are often found waiting outside its gates that serve visitors to the area. Posters of the First Beijing International University Students Drama Festival are still displayed around the academy. Some believe the tranquil hutong and the artistic drama academy determine the basic tone of the bars and shops there.

For most visitors, National Arts Museum of China is one options for who wants to see the perfect display and valuable sense. The National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) is a national museum dedicated to the collection, research and exhibitions of modern and contemporary artistic works in China. In June 1963, Chairman Mao Zedong inscribed the Chinese-language title board of the museum, which demonstrated its position as a national art museum and the nature of its establishment. The main building features the styles of ancient Chinese attics and ethnic architecture, which is roofed with yellow glazed tiles and surrounded by corridors and pavilions.

In order to become a national modern museum with international standards, the museum began reconstruction of the main building in May 2002. A variety of facilities have achieved the national leading level after it was completed in May 2003, including exhibition halls, illumination, self-control, constant temperature and humidity, fire control and alarm, and security control system. The new museum has adopted new technology of modern construction, expanded the traditional pattern and enriched new connotations of the ethnic construction tradition. At its 40th anniversary on July 23, 2003, the museum reopened to the public and attracted great attention from artistic circles from home and abroad.

Incredible! Beijing allures people who come from every corner of the world. Beijing Tour gives your another kind of enjoyable. Just keep an eye on the modern arts and brings you here.

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Beijing Travel Tips

On August 13, 2010, in Accomodation, Tips & Ideas, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Beijing travel tips1: Credit Card It is very convenient for tourists to use credit cards in star hotels and the large emporiums of Beijing. At present main credit cards accepted in China, are Master card, Visa, American Express, JCB and Diners. Beijing travel tips 2: Beijing Weather & When to go The four seasons in […]

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Beijing travel tips1: Credit Card
It is very convenient for tourists to use credit cards in star hotels and the large emporiums of Beijing. At present main credit cards accepted in China, are Master card, Visa, American Express, JCB and Diners.
Beijing travel tips 2: Beijing Weather & When to go
The four seasons in Beijing are demarcated with a long hot summer, long chilly winter, and shorter spring and autumn. The hottest month is July and the coldest is January. Considering the frequent sandstorms in spring, September and October with their pleasant weather are considered the best visiting times. Beautiful Beijing presents different features for its clear distinction of four seasons.
A good advice is not to try to cover all the great tourist-attractions in one trip, Beijing is simply way to big. Your best bet would be to identify a few areas that you want to explore and then try to plan your itinerary based on these places.Some nice places to visit may be: The great wall ,beihai park, Forbidden City,Ming Tombs etc.
Beijing travel tips 4: Accommodation & Hotels in Beijing
Beijing is an international metropolis, offering accommodation from budget lodging to luxury hotels, such as Grand Hotel Beijing, Jianguo Garden Hotel, and Beijing International Hotel. Beijing has always been a hot tourist destination for visitors from home and abroad year after year. It is highly suggested that you should book your hotel in advance especially during the National Holiday (Oct. 1 – Oct.7).
The best way to find your ideal hotel deals in Beijing is to contact the Beijing travel agencies , because they can offer the much more valuable prices.
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