China - Beijing - Tourist Attractions - Travel Advice

China - Beijing - Beijing Attractions - Travel Advice

People in china - "the people are lovely, we were treated very well at all times." Despite the language difference and that not all can speak English, are willing to help and are very polite.

Of course, it is advisable to visit this destination is to go with Spanish-speaking guide to make your stay more enjoyable.

Moreover, there are some "rules" that the Chinese want visitors respect. We must remember that they are a completely different culture. For example, punctuality is something that gives great importance.

At lunchtime, we might find some dishes that we can hit a little, but we must remember that the Chinese may represent an "insult" to reject any of the dishes they offer. Nor is it seen them eat the entire food, it is best to always leave a little food.

Beijing - which in Chinese means "Northern Capital" is the current capital of China and has had many names till today. Between 1928 and 1949, was known in Chinese as Beiping, whose meaning was "Northern Peace", but during the Japanese occupation of the city regained the name of Beijing, and later called back to Beiping after the end of the Second World War when the Japanese left China. Since the 1980s, the Taiwanese media also used the name and this name Beijing (Beijing) that corresponds to the traditional Spanish "Beijing." Therefore, Beijing (in Chinese) and Beijing (in Spanish), we refer to the same stunning city rich in history, culture and ancient monuments that are worth including in our cities pending visit.

Beijing- huge city and political center of China, has more than 19 million inhabitants and has a history of over three thousand years. It was the capital of the last three feudal dynasties established in the so-called Forbidden City. Where you will find essential places to visit, from the largest square in the world (Tian An Men), to the Imperial Palaces and Great Wall of China.

Shopping in Beijing - As any traveller feel like we always do some shopping in place we visited, one recommendation is to go to the Silk Market. You'll find all sorts of things, from clothes and shoes (the best replicas) to the most curious souvenirs. That yes, pay close attention to the articles because while it is true that what we find there is not much to envy the famous original brands, it is also true that you should always keep in mind that they are imitations.

Another important point is that the technique of bargaining should not miss if you get a fair price for what you buy. To the more than 20,000 tourists who daily visit the Silk Market, the employees often offer products 90% more expensive than the original value.

It is also advisable to be very aware that what you buy is what you have offered, that is, can offer a piece of polyester, making sure it is silk.

Places to visit or where to go

When we think of China, imagine temples, palaces, monuments ... But I really can not describe the feeling of being in front of any of its historic sites because China represents a mixture of contrasts.

The Tiananmen Square - Square is the largest in the world, with over 440,000 m2. In it we see the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, a building in which lies the embalmed body of the founder of the People's Republic of China. In his two fronts has sculptures of peasants, soldiers, workers and students.

The Forbidden City - Imperial Palace or the Forbidden City, the latter is due to input prohibiting ordinary people, was the imperial palace of Ming and Qing dynasties.

The palace was built during from 1406 to 1420. After numerous renovations and rebuilds the palace still retains the original design and the scale. The entire palace was designed symmetrically with a north-south.
Also known as Imperial Palace occupies an area of 720,000 m2 and has more than 9,000 rooms, it is certainly the best preserved and for over 500 years was the residence of the Emperor of China

First Palace is divided into two parts, the outside was the place where the emperors tried to official business, and inside that was where the emperors lived and his concubines.

The Temple of Heaven - Heavenly Temple was built in the Ming Dynasty about the year 1420. The emperors of the Ming and Qing used it to show love to heaven, in this place of animal sacrifices were made, usually around December 22 of Chinese lunar calendar in the presence of the emperor, to offer them to heaven. Its main building is a circular for emperors could speak aloud to all sides, built in a completely symmetrical. Master the blue on their roofs because of its role.

Traditionally, the Temple of Heaven was a place of worship for emperors of the Ming and Qing did prayers to heaven for good harvests and the rains. It is the largest existing temples in China. Currently, visitors to have as superstition pray for fertility when they come to the Temple of Heaven.

The Summer Palace - Is a collection of temples, gardens, lakes and palaces that served as a place of recreation for the Imperial Court.

Summer Palace is one of the imperial gardens of the Qing Dynasty, best known and visited. The Summer Palace was built during the years 1750 and 1764. It was badly damaged in the war in 1886 (between China and English and French Alliance). Inside the Tower of Buddhist Incense is a religious building was designed in the center of the garden, comes from the praise of Buddhism Buddha.

The Great Wall of China (Badaling) - Monument Heritage Site with 6,700 kilometers from the border with Korea to the Gobi Desert, part of the Silk Road. Badaling is a route frequented by tourists, so if you want to see the true essence of this tour we recommend Manuel and Lourdes visit Mutianyu addition, as it can be much more indigenous than Badaling.

The Great Wall is the most impressive building is representative of the Chinese civilization. It is one of the wonders of the world and humanity's cultural heritage. The Great Wall was built over two thousand years, is the symbol of China. A long walk but worth it.

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