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Beijing - Vintage

title: Superior western wheel

Superior western wheel

Rickshaw had a wooden wagon that rode on "superior Western Wheel" and was a dramatic improvement in the above modes. Whereas the previous hand chairs require two people, usually only requires a rickshaw. More than one person is required for mountainous or hilly areas. He was also a smoother ride for passengers. Other forms of vehicles at the time were drawn by animals or were trucks. Pulled rickshaws created a popular form of transport, and a ...

title: Traditional Hutongs

Traditional Hutongs

Shichahai area is well-known with its high density of traditional Hutongs. You can move left to get wrong way traffic usually stays close, but always slow. The bike ride Beijingers not wear helmets or use lights at night. After a few bike also has reflectors. . Even in the capital, bike lanes, usually bicycles and tricycles but sometimes motor vehicle on the road bad traffic that is required to be on the lookout. ...

title: The motorized bikes

The motorized bikes

To experience this local specialty tour, please come to the reception at the hotel shadow art performance and make a reservation with our stewards for their guidance staff rickshaw. During the 19th century and early 20th century, rickshaws became a popular success in China. Rickshaw is a mode of human-powered transport: a runner draws a two-wheeled cart with capacity ...

title: See real Beijing life

See real Beijing life

You can visit the old alleys hutong and observe Beijing residents in their element - playing cards on the streets, walking their birds, and if you're lucky, you may even be invited into a Courtyard siheyuan by a local family for a cup Tea! Along the way, you'll pass a brothel than 100 years, an old teahouse, a local market and an opium den Qing Dynasty. You will see locals wearing pajamas, children playing with a ...

title: Modernized Xiushui

Modernized Xiushui

Although modernizing at a rapid pace, for now, the capital of China still retains its old traditional heart in alleys and narrow streets winding around the Forbidden City. Known as hutongs, these lanes are still home to many residents of Beijing, shops, markets, temples and historic Beijing ...

title: The must see in Beijing

The must-see in Beijing

As wandering through this vast square your local guide will enlighten you as to why Tiananmen is so special for Chinese people. From there, you will pass through the Gate of Heavenly Peace (adorned with the famous portrait of Mao) to enter the famous Forbidden City. Beyond the reach of most of the world for 500 years, this "city" houses the best preserved group of ancient buildings in China, and is a must-see in ...

title: Beijing offers new surprises

Beijing offers new surprises

It is a unique form of life that has gone on for many centuries.The ancient alleys often do not give any indication of the treasures that lie within their gray stone walls. Some ports are very ornamental stone lions, stone or drums and colorful carvings on the main gate posts, and some ports are simple and unadorned. Peeking ...

title: The Historic neighbourhoods

The Historic neighbourhoods

On the bike you can watch the street life and get to know the real Beijing. This bustling city with more than twenty million inhabitants seems to be reduced to a small town, and on your bike you feel like you're actually part of it.Wandering through the hutongs, to discover the daily life of ordinary people in Beijing. These ...

title: For hire

For hire

Getting around the city preferred choice for newcomers Beijing taxi is a convenient and Western countries, quite cheap taxi to understand. Running in every corner of the city are taxis in 70,000. 2008 Olympic Games to improve service, 90,000 taxi driver in Beijing, some of them need to learn English until now to understand simple English can open just to chat with strangers is considered. Day in, all the taxi charge is to begin CNY10 the first three miles, and ...

title: THREE SYMBOLS OF CHINA

THREE SYMBOLS OF CHINA

Riding a bicycle in Beijing the capital of China is a unique, simple, ultimate experience that everyone should have, it is the best way to explore the culture and the true history of China. The Great Wall, Panda and commuting bikes are seen as the three symbols of China. One can imagine that there are more than nine million bicycles in Beijing! Beijing looks so much better once you are ...

title: Wide bike lanes

Wide bike lanes

the Chinese youth between the bicycle culture is a renaissance in the making. The following may be sure, is a small but traditional residence Beijing Courtyard of historical or small lanes hutongs around the formation of a ride in a row, amateur bike city provide an overview of the many attractions hotspot Bicycle rental service bicycle rental .public 50000 is set at 1,000 sites in 2015, launched in Beijing in 2012. This is a good way for a short trip, and other modern media and ...

title: what s up with the history

what's up with the history ?

Although the rickshaw has appeared in numerous regions of the world, China was one of the few countries where rickshaws made enormous contribution to employment. Introduced in the late 19th century by foreign missionaries, who played big role in urban development in China in the 20th century. (22) persons of the noble class, who were reluctant to go ashore, as their preferred Rickshaw ...

title: Pretty colourful bikes

Pretty colourful bikes

Beijing is a city of bicycles. Wherever you go, a sea of bikes can always be found. One of the most amazing places are swarming bike going in one direction at a meeting another intersection and only seem to sift through each other without collisions.His charge the bike rental is not less because the bikes are not as new . When necessary, the bike is parked in a bike park, which can be easily identified by the large number of bicycles on the roads. The charge is around 1 yuan. The ...

title: Bicycle policy

Bicycle policy

If city you would like to continue to.Your journey through China concludes in Shanghai, the city's Morden in terms of China.In bicycle policy is all about stop dramatic downward slope - from 62% in 1986, the modal share declined to 30% in 2005 and over 16% in 2010 (see this fact sheet GIZ Germany) .The city does professional cycling campaigns or other strong commitments to cycling, but to increase the number of ...

title: Admire traditional Chinese temples

Admire traditional Chinese temples

Your expert guide will take you through the winding streets of Beijing and tell stories and facts about every stop you make. See the skyline of beautiful illuminated city as you bike Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Enjoy the scenic and lush surroundings of Shichahai Lake and Jingshan Park and cycle down Nanluoguxiang Alley to ...

title: Royal Red Ride

Royal Red Ride

To take a rickshaw and travel at a leisurely pace, you can get a more intimate taste of life in old Beijing. Rickshaws can always be found at major transportation centers located in the city center and tourist areas. Legal rickshaw drivers are easily identified as carrying a chest plate that bears his name and phone number supervision. Tricycle rickshaws China were introduced from Japan in the early twentieth century. The premises of Beijing were too early to know how ...

title: Leave daily stress behind

Leave daily stress behind

Bicycle Kingdom expands first round of the Emperor of all places imperial Beijing. We will cycle around Tianmen Square, Forbidden City and along Changan Avenue - widest street in Beijing. Spend the ancient observatory, the ruins of the wall and its largest intercity corner tower. Your guide will share imperial history, point out interesting buildings, and share stories of Imperial scholarship, family, religion and science. He was the last ...

title: Past and present collide

Past and present collide

See past and present collide with a visit to Nanluoguxiang Alley, where modern boutiques, bars and restaurants are on old streets alongside traditional courtyard residences.After enjoy the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of Beijing at night, will Your guide will lead you back to the original departure date point.And people.Walk you meet along the side of the Summer Palace lotus-filled lake, we were ...

title: Nanchizi to Beichizi Street

Nanchizi to Beichizi Street

From the names of some of the tracks, as rail silks and satins and rail porcelain, you can tell what is stored here then. The layout of 31 yards still maintains the style of the Qing Dynasty, and there are many hidden lanes historic sites. Heading north along the street Nanchizi to Beichizi Street, and after mounting a 1.5 km, you will see the famous tower standing on the northeast corner of the Forbidden City Wall. In addition to the ...

title: Transport of expression

Transport of expression

As you travel through the streets of old Beijing in a traditional rickshaw with a local guide, visit the magnificent gardens of Prince Gong's Mansion, the largest royal residence Beijing and best preserved of the Qing Dynasty. Prince Gong's Mansion is famous for being one of the most picturesque places of retreat from Beijing, lined with rocks, plants, pools, pavilions and corridors. Step back in time to ancient China, while relaxing in the garden. Continue on a rickshaw and ...

title: Bike  one must ride

Bike- one must ride

Bicycling is one of the best ways to get around Beijing in morning. So as the sun come up somewhere between 4.30 and 5.00am Beijing's morning and the day looks like beautiful. Early morning, for a bike ride to see best areas in Beijing would be a great idea to start a day in Beijing. Beijing you ...

title: Hutongs tour is a must

Hutongs tour is a must

On the west side of the square is the first visit the Great Hall of the People. In 1958, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of New China and show our achievements in architecture, engineering and technical Chinese had spent only 10 months in its design, construction and decoration and construction in September 1959.The finished guide will take you to a bike tour around ...

title: The hall of supreme

The hall of supreme

You will feel more surprised when you approach architecture in the central axis at the north end of the square. In over 8 meters high with three levels, the Hall of Supreme Harmony (Taihedian), the Hall of Central Harmony (Zhongdian) and the Hall of Preserved Harmony (Bohemia), standing on the central axis from south to North. As the largest building timber in ...

title: Prince Gong s Palace

Prince Gong's Palace

Cross over the lakes on an arch bridge visit about two thirds of the way up to the Prince Gong's Palace. Beijing is at its best - for cycling or something else - in the autumn, when the skies are clear and the air is cool and airy. Spring is also nice, but can be marred by dust storms blowing in the Mongolian steppe. Winter is impossible cold, and late summer, has ...

title: Half day rickshaw tour

Half-day rickshaw tour

There are a lot of strange few transportation options floating around Beijing. These range from dangerous motorized tricycles with an enclosed cab on the back of the passengers, the rickshaws and beyond. A rickshaw ride through the quiet streets can be fun. But most of the other options have little practical value unless a fall in total absurdity of them. Prices should be negotiated in advance and will have to negotiate. Experience the authentic Chinese lifestyle, while enjoying a ...

title: Pear gardens

Pear gardens

This unique field trip offers tourists in Beijing with an unforgettable and unique experience.There are 30,000 acres of pear gardens. That is farm largest and oldest Beijing fruits, with most types of fruits and earlier flowering season. Most fruit gardens here are over 200 years and among them is a 414 years ...

title: Crown Princes  room

Crown Princes' room

Initially built with green glazed tiles roofs, was the main room of the crown princes. Later, the roofs were replaced by tiles glazed yellow because the room became the place where emperors in both the Ming and Qing dynasties held reading the reports on learning "the Four Books (The Great Learning, The Doctrine of the Mean, The Analects of ...

title: Spin your wheels through the backstreets

Spin your wheels through the backstreets

It is a journey and traffic, safe, healthy, convenient, economic and environmentally friendly means of transport. In China, it is also for the people is a type of life style. Due to the unique bicycle-culture, China is also "bicycle kingdom" nicknamed is. Enjoy Beijing Olympic amazing new landmarks. A bike to go around and see a large area with unique architecture, the best way. You can quickly change the feel included city.Highlights ...

title: Roam shop love

Roam.shop.love

Time and back to school season refrigeration means the beginning of the shopping season. If you are not in a Wal-Mart run with kids, a trip to one of the open markets of Chengdu could make a welcome change of pace from homogeneous on-air conditoned mega city and supermarkets. Even if you are not looking to buy anything, just perusing the aisles of open markets and take a look at ...

title: Beijing hutong tour by rickshaw

Beijing hutong tour by rickshaw

As it is popular the rickshaw is the most frequently used form of transportation by tourists for taking the Hutong tour. The rickshaw presents a unique view of Beijing hutongs and so it has becomes all the more popular with tourists. This is the reason why the Beijing hutong tour by rickshaw has become an indispensable part of Beijing tourism in the recent years. Despite the fact ...

title: Getting around by bike

Getting around by bike

Cycling high efficiency, environment friendly, healthy, less pollution, and congestion, parking requirements, and can help reduce energy use; This is the future transport system in the city is considered as the future was bright. Hutong hideaways and historical backbone of the city's artistic Park, we are only five fantastic way to explore the city on two wheels reveals. For ...

title: Dumplings

Dumplings

Dumplings have been influenced by the love of the Chinese people for traditional foods. According to legend, dumplings were invented by Zhang Zhong Jing, so the history of Chinese dumplings is already over 1800 years old. During the holidays in northern China, dumplings are the most important dish. Meatballs year end are one of the most important aspects of the celebrations of Chinese ...

title: Booming public bikes

Booming public bikes

Beijing bike lanes are surprisingly widespread. They are said to be contained within the city limits adjusted whopping nine million bicycles were built in this way. A few decades ago, the summer 2014 Amsterdam bicycle commuter traffic will appear as an image of the streets of Beijing's 70 road-a photo dominance. fter Mao Zedong's Communist Party bicycle industry boomed and does not provide much comfort, but ...

title: Feel the charms of hutongs

Feel the charms of hutongs

You will be driven around the hutongs (narrow streets) in a rickshaw and will have the opportunity to interact with Chinese people. Along the road we will study the architecture, learn about the history of old Beijing, and visit local. The people are very friendly and have a real sense of ...

title: Bike  convenient

Bike- convenient

Beijing is neat, in that there are bike lanes everywhere. Not just skinny lanes off to the side added as an afterthought. Actual full lanes, with a curb separating most from the general vehicle traffic. Riding a bike in Beijing is one of the best, most convenient, cheapest, healthiest and safest methods to get familiar with the city. The ...

title: The mysteries

The mysteries

experience what real grass root as it's like in the hutong and try some of the most popular snacks in Beijing areas, please join the people in the evening food tour Beijing begins at 16:00. Your local guide can provide more information if you are interested.From settlement Great Wall to the dramatic scenery of the Three Gorges, experience the timeless beauty of a ...

title: Zhongshan park

Zhongshan park

Several professional bike rental companies and major hotels and some hostels, rent bikes for hours. For those who need the security of a guide, a company touring bike like Beijing or Baja Bikes Bicycle Kingdom Rentals & Tours would be a great way to go.start the path of Tiananmen Gate, located in the city center . First built in 1417, which had been destroyed by fire and war for a couple of times. We see today was rebuilt in 1651 and the founding ceremony of the People's Republic of ...

title: Purchase bikes

Purchase bikes

If you are staying more than a few days a reasonable bike can be purchased for ¥ 200. Make sure you have a good lock included in the price. The cheapest bikes are not worth the additional savings; You get what you pay for and it will start to deteriorate as soon as you start walking. Spend a little more and get a bike in the ...

title: Meridian Gate

Meridian Gate

With a height of 35 meters (114.8 ft), the Meridian Gate, where important and formal ceremonies were held during the Ming and Qing dynasties, is the southern gate of the Forbidden City. Today, tourists are only allowed to enter this door. You will find that there are three gateways in Meridian Gate. In fact, it has five gateways with two others on the inner side of the base of the tower and west respectively. ...

title: Easy to travel

Easy to travel

IT is wide and easy for you to travel. It riding eastward along the Chang'an Avenue half mile, you will see the intersection of Chang'an Avenue and south of Heyan Road (Nan He Yan Road) section. Turn left to go along the Nan He Yan Road and move north. Go straight for a mile or so, you get to the northern section of Heyan Road (Bei He Yan Road). There are shops and restaurants along the way. Looking ahead, it passes through the intersection of Wu Si Bei Road and Heyan Road. ...

title: Bike mad city

Bike-mad city

With over 600 years of resplendent history, Beijing is one of the most attractive ancient cities in the world. Beijing has beautiful parks, historic architecture and the wonders of religion and science. Bike Tour Bike Kingdom 's full day exploring the alleys and streets w charming, monuments, parks and temples of ancient Beijing. Explore this historic area in one of the best ways to get around the city-a bicycle. We started BikeBeijing ...

title: Explore Qianmen East Street

Explore Qianmen East Street

The hill in Jingshan Park took the earth removed to create the moat palace. It is well worth the climb on a clear day spectacular views of the Forbidden City and Beijing. The starting point of your bike tour is Tiananmen Square, located in the city center and is the largest city square in the world - 880m long and 500 meters wide. It is surrounded by many sights. You may have to visit them at the same time. The Monument to ...

title: Gold bog pot

Gold bog pot

.On the way to the Hall of Central Harmony, you will notice a big pot with gold golden on each side of the Hall of Supreme Harmony. In the imperial palace there are 308 pots, large and small, including only 18 of this type and size are. Besides being ornamental, the pots were also to store water in case any room was on fire. As the smallest of the three main halls, the Hall of Central Harmony is a square building with a ...

title: All these little things

All these little things

If want to continue the hutong experience differently, try some of the most popular snacks and visit a local produce market to learn a little about the ingredients of Chinese cuisine and spices, feel free to join us in the afternoon Beijing food tour that starts at 16:00. Your local guide can provide more information if you are interested.Meet your local guide at the eastern gate of the ...

title: wagon   a ride to remember

wagon - a ride to remember

Hutong tour in a rickshaw is the ideal know Beijing traditional culture, ancient architecture and the life of his people means. Local, especially the older generation would like to talk to you about the interesting anecdotes from Beijing Hutong. Copper bells call and yellow vest Chapman are the symbol of rickshaws today, despite these things, do not correspond to the ancient culture, it is still worthwhile to see the ...

title: Bike a beautiful ride

Bike-a beautiful ride

See the beautiful city of Beijing light up at night on this private bike tour of the Chinese capital. Your expert guide will lead you through the winding streets of Beijing and tell you stories and facts about every stop you make. See the beautiful city skyline illuminated as you bike along Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Enjoy the scenic and lush environment of ...

title: Traditional alleys and courtyard houses

Traditional alleys and courtyard houses

The distance from the northeast corner of the northwest corner of the Forbidden City is 753 meters. At the end of Jingshanqian Street, the huge lake is divided into two parts, Beihai (North Sea) and Zhonghai (Mar Medium) by Beihai Bridge south. The palace Rare Books of the National Library Museum is just across the ...

title: short half day bicycle trip

short half-day bicycle trip

The short half-day bicycle trip, a historical relic, old cultural sites as well as the city in the eastern part of the close approach of modern buildings and gardens you will receive. If you travel in the evening, you also famous for delicious local dishes and Sanlitun bar street in Gui Street can experience the lively atmosphere. A unique, and enjoyable way to Beijing, and explore the great China; The seat of a bike! Bicycle ...