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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 ...
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 Shop, located in the East Imperial City ...
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: Revive bikes for better traffics
Revive bikes for better traffics
have the pleasure of participating in a workshop building bamboo bikes, led by a Chinese-American who has made it his mission to engage the residents of the city on issues of urban mobility. Tucked away in a small studio in a charming hutong side, Bamboo Bikes Beijing conducts workshops that teach locals how to build a bike from a material of regional importance, while addressing the need for various forms of transport automotive enthusiasts ..Among are those ...
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 mini-transport. Its popularity grew to such an extent that revitalized the Chinese labor ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 for the rest of the ...
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 on ...
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, ...
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 see boutiques and built along the old alleys.Avoid Beijing crowds at this relaxing guided bicycle ride restaurants Beijing through ...
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 ...
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 hutong for ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 the ...
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 historic neighborhoods are the most characteristic areas of life in Beijing. The atmosphere is friendly, almost people, ...
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 ...
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 Temple of Heaven subway station and start your tour of Beijing with a little morning exercise with local one ...
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 roads in Beijing have special tracks for bicycles and places for renting bikes are everywhere. And if you have a flat tire you will ...
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 ...
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 China, the Hall of Supreme Harmony is also the highest and greatest in the key position in the Forbidden City structure. ...
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 certainly that ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 graceful appearance, a surprising fact is ...
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 that rickshaws become more ...
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 Shichahai Lake and Jingshan Park and cycle down ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 old "Prince Pear Tree". It was planted in the Ming Dynasty in the year of Emperor Wan Li as a tribute to the imperial palace, was called by ...
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 will find many bicycle paths. It is said that Pu Yi, the Last Emperor of the Qing Dynasty loved bicycles so much that he went so far as to order his servants to saw off the thresholds of the ...
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. Beijing bike a ...
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 range of 300 to 400 yen. Bicycle rentals may have good bikes, but you pay a high price and risk of the bike is stolen. If neither buy or rent a bike fits in ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 Beijing. Discover some of their secrets and know some ...
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 ...
title: No metro only taxi
No metro only taxi
Beijing's public transport system is the core of an expanding metro network is quite good. However, many can not take the subway to reach the destination, it can be unbearable congestion, which means taxis are often the most convenient way to move around the city. Metro is not an option or when a taxi to get around Beijing is the easiest way you can not be bothered when fighting underground crowd. This peak hours of the day or bad weather can be very ...
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 bridge. It originated from Beiping Library was founded in 1931. At that time, the library was equipped with the most advanced facilities and Western ...
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 ...
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 the hutongs of ...
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 at open ...
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 ...
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 community. On the way back you will be ...
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 ...
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 buildingsContinually riding in the same direction, ...