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Beijing [Sep. 20th, 2011|01:18 am]
Beijing China

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[missy_au]
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Hi guys,

I'm heading down to Beijing for a few days. Need some ideas regarding the trip how to make the most of it during 4 days. So far arranging a trip to the Great Wall, visiting Forbidden City the next day, reserving a room at Da Dong Roast Duck for a lovely dinner, and thinking about checking out Din Tai Fung for some traditional Chinese dumplings. Any more suggestions?

Thanks heaps to those who respond...

Missy
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[User Picture]From: leo_dream
2011-09-19 04:36 pm (UTC)
Check out GuLou and NanluoGuxiang (famous hutong in gulou) ,
JinShan park (behing Forbidden City), art district 798,
if you are into antiques - there's PanJia antique market,
Olympic Stadium - the Nest, and Water Cube.
for a good night out - bar district Sanlitun, also good for food and shopping.

=) have fun in Beijing!
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[User Picture]From: missy_au
2011-09-29 01:06 am (UTC)
Thanks for the tips. Sounds like you know the place very well!
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From: moa1918
2011-09-28 08:06 pm (UTC)
When you go to the Forbidden City, I recommend you to also visit the park behind it, it's beautiful with a small hill where you can see the Forbidden City from above.

I visited the Olympic park area this summer, it's very nice to see the bird's nest and the other buildings. There is also a gigantic forest park north of the buildings, it's a welcome contrast to the heavy traffic and big city experience. I recommend it! However, the area is really big so be prepared for a long walk!

/Moa

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[User Picture]From: missy_au
2011-09-29 12:53 am (UTC)
Thanks Moa.. Will visit the parks!
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