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City Guide, Beijing
Beijing sits between two rivers that flow out of the hills and onto the North China Plain, which at this location is a large alluvial fan. The city is located some 100 miles (160 kilometers) from the gulf known as Bo Hai, an arm of the Yellow Sea, or Huang Hai.
A world-renowned ancient cultural city, Beijing is a flourishing metropolis, boasting many scenic spots and historical monuments, precious artifacts and world-famous architectural wonders, such as Forbidden City, the most magnificent palace in China; Ming Tombs, an imperial tomb cluster for thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); Great Wall, one of the seven wonders of the world; Temple of Heaven, the worshipping site for the emperors; Summer Palace, the grandest imperial garden in China; Sacred Way, a divine road reflecting the pomp and dignity of emperors; Tiananmen Square, The largest square in the world; Lama Temple, a noted temple dedicated to Tibetan Buddhism; Beihai Park, a centuries-old park with marvelous scenery; Hutong, a carrier and mirror of Beijing folk culture.
Culture and entertainment
Undoubtedly, Beijing is the cultural center of China. Beijing has endowed too many connotations for culture. Beijing is just like the thickest encyclopedia, containing the cultural heritage of 5,000 history of China, absorbing the exploding knowledge of the current society, and foretelling the scenarios of the future development.
Beijing offers a wide variety of entertainment. Visitors can enjoy the traditional Chinese performances of Beijing Opera, Chinese Drama and acrobatics staged at theaters and teahouses or stop off a private Karaoke TV room to sing, or at a bar for a drink. For those who prefer more active pursuits, Yoga, bungee-jumping and rock-climbing are also available.
Food and drink
While dining in Beijing, even the most experienced of Beijing visitors will get tantalized. The reason is that the city is filled with so many delicacies all from through the country that it is too difficult to make a decision. As the capital of China, Beijing has developed its own culinary identity- Beijing Cuisine.
Join the throngs at Hongqiao Market to haggle for pearls, high-tech gadgets and brilliantly colored silks or tailor-made clothes at Ya Show Market. The mood is more up market in designer-lined Wangfujing, where the Arts & Crafts World Mansion stocks Chinese crafts from jade to intricate wood carvings. Bordering the hutongs and centered on remodeled Qing dynasty siheyuan courtyard houses, Liulichang Xi Jie is an atmospheric street to pause for tea and shop for antiques, name chops and calligraphy brushes.
24-hour China Call Center
Tel: +86 4008 071 787 (Mandarin, Cantonese)
+86 4001 589 689 (English)
Tel: +86 010-65050315
Address: Room 704, SK Tower, A6 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100022, China
Beijing Airport Office
Tel: +86 15011555744
Address: Room 12, 1st Floor, Hilton Hotel, Beijing Capital Airport, No.2 Sanjing Road, Shunyi District, Beijing 101312, China
Beijing Cargo Office
Tel: +86 010-53269318
Address: Room613,Plaza G, HangCheng Building, No.2, JinSui Road, ShunYi District, Beijing, China
Tel: +86 021-60509685
Address: Room 2110, 21 Floor, Xianlesi Plaza, 388 Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China
Shanghai Airport Office
Tel: +86 021-68339885 / +86 18117315785
Address: Room 2-B1-M10, Terminal2, Pudong Airport, Shanghai, China
Shanghai Cargo Office
Tel: +86 021- 68356536
Address: Room 325A, No. 168 Suhang Road, Pudong International Airport, Shanghai, China
Tel: +86 020-87621101
Address: Room 502, 5th Floor, Guangdong International Building Podium, Yuexiu District Central City Road 339, Guangzhou 510030, China
Guangzhou Airport Office
Tel: +86 020-3654 6729 / +86 152 1881 8729
Address: Room W108, Pullman Hotel, Baiyun International Airport, Guangzhou
Guangzhou Cargo Office
Tel: +86 020-36066253 / +86 020-36069230
Address: Shibao Office, 3rd Floor, No.38 Helong 8th Road, Taicheng Village, Renhe Town, Baiyun District, Guangzhou, China
Tel: +86 028-85505765
Address: Room 802, POLY CENTER North Tower, NO.7 Lingshiguan Road, Wuhou District, Chengdu 610000, China
Chengdu Airport Office
Tel: +86 028-85207375/6, +86 17760523379
Address: Room L350, 1st Floor, Terminal 1, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Chengdu Cargo Office
Tel: +86 028- 64402498/+86 18688396786
Address: Room # 1505, 15th Floor North Tower, Poly Center, No. 7 Lingshiguan Road, Chengdu, China
Starting January 1, 2013 Ethiopian airlines operation at the Beijing Capital International Airport will be served from Terminal 3. This move is as part of Star Alliance strategy of moving under one roof to simplify air travel to customers, which will further simplify connection times throughout the Star Alliance network within China and in the Region.
Now, Ethiopian customers flying to Beijing will have seamless connection to other cities within China and other neighboring countries like Shanghai, Fuzhou, Incheon, Narita, Taiwan, and hundreds of other destinations while earning and burning their miles across Star member carriers.
This will provide access to Air China Lounge for Ethiopian Cloud Nine and ShebaMiles Gold passengers and better connections to flights operated by Air China (Domestic and International), Air Canada, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Austrian Airlines, Egypt Air, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.
Beijing Capital International Airport Map