Beijing Travel Guide

Get all the travel information, advice, reviews, hotels, maps and itineraries you may need when travelling on holiday to Beijing as a tourist.

Beijing Info

Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China. It has many historical sites and museums that will keep most travellers busy for weeks such as the Forbidden City also known as the Palace Museum, Tiananmen Square the largest square in the world, Temple of Heaven the greenest place in Beijing. Why not sample some authentic Chinese cuisine or go shopping along Wangfujing, Beijing's most famous shopping street and get some fantastic bargains. Also in 2008 they held the first Olympic Games ever to be held in China.

Hotels in Beijing

Beijing Fast Facts

Country: China
Population: 7.4 million
Time Difference: GMT + 8
Currency: Chinese Yuan (CNY)
Language Spoken: Mandarin Chinese
Flight Time from UK: 15 hours
Electricity: 220/240V AC 50Hz
Plug Type: 2 pin
Mobile Phone Network: GSM 900/1800
Dialling Country Code: +86
Main Airport: Capital International Airport (PEK)

Weather for Beijing

Current Weather

Temperature: F, C

Weather Forecast

Airlines Flying to Beijing

Its useful to know which cities the airlines fly to. The following airline fly to Beijing.

Air China , Air France , Austrian Airlines Group , BA World Traveller Plus, British Airways , Cathay Pacific Airways , CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES, Finnair , KLM Royal Dutch Airlines , Lufthansa , Malaysia Airlines , Malev Hungarian Airlines , Qatar Airways , Scandinavian Airlines , Singapore Airlines , Thai Airways International , Turkish Airlines , United Airlines ,