Sightseeing in China
Bishushanzhuang, the imperial gardens, lakes and palaces in Chengde, including the Refreshing Mist-Veiled Waters Pavilion and Wanshuyuan (the Garden of Ten Thousand Trees); traditional products sold in the Yuyuan Shopping Centre in the Old City, Shanghai; the Imperial Palace Museum (the Forbidden City), overlooked by the ancient man-made hills of Jingshan Park, in Beijing; the National Museum of China in Beijing; a glimpse of life in old Shanghai in the Old City, where narrow streets and small, old-fashioned dwellings still exist; the Three Gorges Dam near Chongqing (Chunking); the temples of Chengde, including Xumifushoumiao (the Mount Sumeru Happiness and Longevity Temple, inspired by the Tibetan home of the sixth Panchen Lama but having a roof leafed with a ton of gold), Putuozongchengmiao (the Small Potala Temple, copied from Lhasa's Potala Palace) and the Puning Temple with its huge, gilded statue of Guanyin, a female Buddha noted for her compassion; and the Temple of the Town Gods, the site of fairs since the 15th century, in Shanghai, are a few of the attractions and sights of China.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Beibei hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, in the Iguassu National Park, Brazil, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau and the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.