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Have your camera ready for the awe-inspiring religious sites of Beijing. The tranquil site of the Confucius Temple is a must-see and wander the Hall of Great Accomplishment.

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Beijing in detail

Beijing (your cruise port would be Tianjin) is city awash with lively neighbourhoods, transformed practically overnight ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games, there’s plenty for overseas visitors to enjoy. Whether you’d like to unwind and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of day-to-day life, or head to the landmark attractions - Beijing won’t disappoint.

Have your camera ready for the awe-inspiring religious sites of Beijing. The tranquil site of the Confucius Temple is a must-see, wander the Hall of Great Accomplishment a dedicated shrine to the great Chinese teacher, Confucius, himself. Other highlights are the 18th-century Buddhist Big Bell Temple, home to 400 historic bells and gongs, and the unusual, circular Temple of Heavens, whilst those with an interest in ancient ruins should head to the Old Summer Palace site with its collection of idyllic parks. Would you rather embrace contemporary Beijing? Stop by the world’s biggest public square, Tiananmen Square which is based in the heart of the modern city.

As you explore Beijing city, the sweet and savoury scent of their cuisine is sure to tease you. Don’t forget to have taste! Try the extra spicy Sichuan dishes or a bowl of Shaanxi noodles.

  • Time Zone GMT + 8
  • Currency Renmimbi - Yuan (CNY)
  • Language Chinese
  • Population 20.1 million

Beijing Weather

  • Temperature
  • Rainfall

temperature degrees centigrade

Jan
-3.5
Feb
-1.5
Mar
5
Apr
13.5
May
19.5
Jun
24
Jul
26.5
Aug
25
Sep
20
Oct
13
Nov
5
Dec
-2

rainfall in mm

Jan
4
Feb
5
Mar
8
Apr
18
May
33
Jun
78
Jul
224
Aug
170
Sep
58
Oct
18
Nov
9
Dec
3