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Beijing Destination Guide

Discover Beijing in China!

Beijing in the region of Beijing with it's 7,480,601 habitants is a town located in China and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Beijing in China

Local time in Beijing is now 02:51 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Shanghai" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yangquan, Xinzhou, Xinghuo, Xihongmen, Wulu or Baochang. When in this area, you might want to check out Puhuangyu, Majiapu, Dahongmen, Beijing, FengSheng and DongWuYuan as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 81 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 84%
Air Pressure 1000 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 23rd of July 2017
Heavy intensity rain, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)
Monday, 24th of July 2017
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 22°C (72 °F)
Tuesday, 25th of July 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 20°C (69 °F)

Videos

Ciudad Prohibida en Pekín - Forbidden C...

03:41 min ( March 21, 2009 by GUIASparaVIAJAR)
Views: 2,233 - Rating: 5/5

Guias-viajar.com Vídeo de la visita al Palacio Imperial Ciudad Prohibida, en Pekín / Beijing, con imágenes del ambiente turístico

China Beijing Forbidden City - Temple ...

01:54 min ( December 09, 2008 by bdd63)
Views: 2,089 - Rating: 5/5

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the mid-Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost...


Tiananmen Square Beijing China

02:00 min ( November 25, 2007 by Laura Jurica)
Views: 4,006 - Rating: 4.5/5

Tiananmen Square (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Tiān'ānmén Guǎngchǎng) is the large plaza near the center of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen (literally, Gate of H...

Beijing 2007 (part 1)

09:50 min ( April 10, 2007 by manga22)
Views: 5,462 - Rating: 4.4/5

Menny and alon travel in Beijing (part 1) for part 2: www.youtube.com


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Beijing during the next days.

22
Jul
2017

A Dialogue With Haojiang Tian: From Mao To The Met

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Chelsea Vs Arsenal, Friendly Matches - Football

Beginning: 07:40 pm (19:40).
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29
Jul
2017

Tianjin Feiming Cat Club Cat Show

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Shin Beijing

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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07
Aug
2017

World Summit On HIV/AIDS, STDs & STIs

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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2017 10th International Conference On Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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10
Aug
2017

2017 8th Asian Biosimilars Congress

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Ophthalmology Conferences

Beginning: 01:00 am (01:00).
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The 2nd China International “Internet+” Era Exposition

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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9th Global Summit On Agriculture & Horticulture August 10-11, 2017 Beijing, China

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Monument to the People's Heroes

The Monument to the People's Heroes is a ten-story obelisk that was erected as a national monument of the People's Republic of China to the martyrs of revolutionary struggle during the 19th and 20th centuries. It is located in the southern edge of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, to the north of Mausoleum of Mao Zedong.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.91, 116.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1958 sculptures, Buildings and structures in Beijing, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing, Obelisks in China, Tiananmen Square, Visitor attractions in Beijing

Tiananmen Square protests of 1989

The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, also known as the June Fourth Incident in Chinese, were student-led popular demonstrations in Beijing in the spring of 1989 that received broad support from city residents and exposed deep splits within China's political leadership but were forcibly suppressed by hardline leaders who ordered the military to enforce martial law in the country's capital.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.91, 116.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1989 in China, Anti-communism, Conflicts in 1989, History of Beijing, History of the People's Republic of China, Massacres in China, Protests in China, Riots and civil disorder in China, Student protests in China, Tiananmen Square protests of 1989

Tiananmen

The Tiananmen, or Gate of Heavenly Peace, is a famous monument in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is widely used as a national symbol. First built during the Ming Dynasty in 1420, Tiananmen is often referred to as the front entrance to the Forbidden City. However, the Meridian Gate (午门) is the first entrance to the Forbidden City proper, while Tiananmen was the entrance to the Imperial City, within which the Forbidden City was located.

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Located at 39.91, 116.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1420s architecture, Buildings and structures completed in 1651, Chinese architectural history, Forbidden City, Gates of Beijing, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing, National symbols of the People's Republic of China, Tiananmen Square

Great Hall of the People

The Great Hall of the People is located at the western edge of Tiananmen Square, Beijing, People's Republic of China (PRC). It is used for legislative and ceremonial activities by the PRC and the Communist Party of China. It functions as the meeting place of the National People's Congress, the Chinese parliament.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 39.91, 116.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1959, Buildings and structures in Beijing, Government buildings in China, Legislative buildings, Seats of national legislatures, Tiananmen Square

Forbidden City

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government. Built in 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 buildings and covers 720,000 m .

More reading: Forbidden City homepage
Located at 39.91, 116.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1406 establishments, 1420s architecture, 15th-century architecture, AAAAA-rated tourist attractions, Art museums and galleries in China, Chinese architecture, Dongcheng District, Beijing, Forbidden City, Major national historical and cultural sites in Beijing, Ming Dynasty, Ming Dynasty architecture, Museums in Beijing, Palaces in China, Royal residences in China, Visitor attractions in Beijing, World Heritage Sites in China

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