This tour is designed for city walkers, and minimum walking time is around 3 hours. This tour offers a choice of morning,afternoon and evening departure time (10am,14:00 and 17:00). Your guide will come to meet you at your hotel lobby, and either take taxi or public transportation to attractions.A cup of coffee/tea or bottle of beer inside the Ritan Park is included.After tour, your tour guide will arrange taxi for you to go back to your hotel or you can spend time to walk around the areaby yourself.
You will be visiting following places:
Beijing First Embassy District
Between 1955-1957, there are 41 Embassies were built by the government in Jianguomen outer Street.In 1980s,more Embassies were added.The whole area is very peaceful to walk around.
Ritan Park (The Temple of Sun)
Ritan Park was first built in 1530, originally as a place for emperors of the Ming Dynasty and the Qing dynasties(1368 - 1911) to hold ceremonies to worship the god of sun.Nowadays, its area has quadrupled in size, with thousands of trees,vast grassland and a small lake.It hasentertainment for the children, good cafs and restaurants and plenty of local life to watch.
The Place Beijing
The Place is one of the modernist shopping zonein Beijing.Here you can findclothes, souvenirs, restaurants,arts and crafts. The LED screen on the roof is the biggest highlight of the Place.It is called the Sky Screen ,which is the first one in Asia, and the second largest electronic screen in scale in China.(Please note there is no video showing on the LED screen during the daytime)
Also known as Guomao. The area was planned since the 1980's to be the commercial heart of Northern China and features spectacular modern architecture and high end shopping.The areahas attracted over 100 of the worlds leading businesses in the financial, media, information technology, consulting and service industries.
The CCTV Headquarters is a 234-metre (768ft), 44-story skyscraper service ass theChina Central Television Station.The CCTV Headquarters won the 2013 Best Tall Building Worldwide from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
(Visit From Outside)
World Trade Center Tower III.
World Trade Center Tower III isa supertall skyscraper with 81 floors, 4 underground floors, and 30 elevators.It is used for office and hotel space, with retail at its base.World Trade Center Tower IIIis Beijing's tallest building and features multiple restaurants and bars at the top.
(Visit From Outside)
The Silk Market
The market is a 5 floorbuilding filled with everything imaginable clothing, souvenirs, jewelry, electronics, and fabrics, each with its own section.