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Top 10 Beijing Shopping Malls

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Plan your Beijing tour? For many, Beijing is a shopping paradise. For your convenience, We’d like to select for you the top 10 shopping malls in Beijing and guarantee that you will not leave empty-handed.

If you are not interested in shopping at high-end Beijing shopping malls, where everything seems to be overpriced at fixed prices, you may explore the top 10 markets in Beijing.

Note: We have offered subway information on how to get to the following shopping malls. You may use the Beijing subway map to guide you to get to these malls. Happy Shopping in Beijing!

Top # 01:The Malls at Oriental Plaza 东方新天地
The Malls occupies a total area of 130,000 sq. m. and is an integral part of Oriental Plaza – one of the largest commercial complexes in Asia. Situated in the heart of Beijing, the complex is located between Gold Street (Wangfujing Street) and Silver Street (North Dongdan Street).

The Malls at Oriental Plaza

The Malls is a popular shopping destination for both local residents and visitors alike.Add: No.1 East Chang An Avenue, strategically located along Wangfujing Street, Beijing
Tel: 85188888-2272
Web: www.orientalplaza.com/eng/
Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00

Subway: take subway line 1 and get off at the station of Wangfujing (王府井), exit from the Exit A

Top # 02: Beijing Yintai Center 北京银泰中心
Beijing Yintai has a total construction area of about 350,000 square meters. Its complex is composed ofthree main buildings – Park Hyatt Beijing, Park Hyatt Penthouses and Park Hyatt Residences. Its architect is John Portman & Associates. Located right in the center of the CBD, it’s sure to be huge hit among working professionals.

At the base, a large podium connects the three towers, providing lobbies, meeting facilities, shops, and restaurants. With Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Hermes, more than 50 international brands such as Cartier contract settled, as well as a number of top brands of China’s flagship stores.

Add: 2 Jianguomenwaidajie, Chaoyang District,Beijing China
Opening Hours: 11:00am-9:30pm
Tel: 010-85172828, 85172929
Web: http://www.yintai-centre.com/beijing/CN/index.php

Subway: take subway line 1 and get off at the station of Guomao (国贸), exit from Exit D

 

Beijing Yintai Center

Beijing Yintai Center

Top # 03: Solana – Beijing Lifestyle Shopping Mall 蓝色港湾
Solana Lifestyle Shopping Park is like a small town coming from the European by air. It is a perfect blend between commercial civilization and the natural landscape and is full of innovation and surprises.

As a water shortage city of Beijing, SOLANA has a superior hydrophilic environment on its three sides, the south and east are teeming with the water from Chaoyang Park, and the north from Landmark Lake.

If not in person, you are hard to believe that there is such a beautiful environment in the city center! Solana houses more than 1,000 international brands, with dozens of retail shops, restaurants as well as a lively bar and clubs.

Solana – Beijing Lifestyle Shopping Mall

Add: 6 Chaoyang Park Road
Tel: 010 5905-6565
Opening Hours:

Mon-Thu 11am-9:30pm, Fri-Sun 11am-10pm

Web: www.solana.com.cn

Subway: Take subway line 10 and get off at the station of Liangmahe (亮马河), exit from Exit B, then have a long walk to the east along Liangma Qiao Road (亮马桥路), till the second traffic light, then turn south, down to the northwest corner of Chaoyang Park where Solana is located.

Top # 04: The Place 世贸天阶
The Place is mainly composed of the huge screen in the middle and two luxury buildings on its both sides. People walk around under the screen enjoying the space art, high technique, lighting. The Place is alao a place for luxury shopping and gourmet experience.

There are several open-air bars for you to relax. The Place is a blend of shopping mall, office building, Space Art and Fashion. The Place is designed by Jeremy Railton. He is also the designer for the world largest electric screen in Las Vegas. Two four-story malls house Tourneau, China’s largest watch boutique, D&G, Ferrari and English-language bookstore Chaterhouse.

The Place at night

Add: 9 Guanghua Lu, Beijing
Tel: 010 6587-1188
Web: www.theplace.cn

Subway: Take subway line 1 and get off at the station of Yonganli (永安里), exit from the exit B, then walk to the north along Dongdaqiao Road (东大桥路). After the first crossroad, you will see the Place on your right hand.

Top # 05: Jinyuan Yansha Shopping Mall 金源时代购物中心
The mall has a nickname of “Great Mall of China”, mainly due to its total area of 6 million square feet with six floors, 1.5 times the size of the Mall of America.

The mall has 230 escalators, over 1,000 shops, restaurant space the size of two football fields, and a skating rink…. This mall is designed to create a stable, happy, middle-income consumer class.

Add: 1 Yuanda Road, Haidian District, Beijing
Tel: 010-88872987
Opening hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Subway: take subway line 10, get off at the station of Changchun Qiao (长春桥) ,then walk to the west along Changchun Qiao Road (长春桥路)and Yuanda Road (远大路), you will see the mall on your right hand.


Jinyuan Yansha Shopping Mall

Jinyuan Yansha Shopping Mall

Top # 06: Capital Land Mall(Xizhimen) 凯德MALL(西直门店)
Located to the Northwest of Xizhimen Bridge on the north-west corner of the second ring road. It consists of three Grade-A office towers and a mega-shopping mall covering over 260,000 sqm.

It is the largest single complex building in the wetern part of Beijing at the present. The complex is close to No.02 Subway, No.04 Subway and No.13 Light Raiway. There are about 40 public buses passing by. It has a commanding the landscape, regarded as the first “Total Sunhine office Building”.

It has large-scale supermarkets, international brand shops, beauty and fitness, recreational, kindergartens, the foreign fast food, food court and food and drink, and more stars KTV…

Add: No.1, Xizhimenwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100044,
Tel: 86 10 5830 1008 Fax: 86 10 5830 1599
Opening Hours: Daily 10am-10pm
Subway:  take subway line 2 or line 4, get off at the station of Dongzhimen (东直门), exit from the Exit A 2

Jiamao Shopping Mall

Jiamao Shopping Mall

Top # 07: The Gate City Mall 新中关购物中心
The Gate City Mall is one of the leading fashion shopping centers in Zhongguancun area. The Gate City Mall is easily accessible by subway as it’s directly linked to Line 10’s Haidian Huangzhuang station.

Besides popular fashion brands like IZZUE, b+ab, CK Jeans, Miss Sixty, FCUK and G-STAR, this shopping mall also provides a wide variety of tasty food from different cuisines and movies at the Jinyi International Cinema.

Add: 19 Zhongguancun Dajie, Haidian District, Beijing
Tel:8248-6688
Web: www.thegate.cn

Opening Hours: 10am-10pm
Subway: take subway line 10 or 4 and get off at the station of Haidian Huangzhuang (海淀黄庄), exit from Exit D, then walk to the north along the Zhongguancun Avenue (中关村大街), you will see the mall on your left hand.

The Gate City Mall

The Gate City Mall

 Top # 08: Sanlitun Village 三里屯Village

This eye catching innovative building is compoased of two parts – the south and north. The Village South houses the popular fashion brands such as Uniqlo, Steve Madden, Esprit, Mango, the Apple Store and Adidas’flagship store, also including 30 restaurants and a multi-plex cinema.

The more high-end Village North boasts a number of upscale labels and local designer boutiques, covering Emporio Armani, Montblanc, Diesel, Shanghai Trio and more.

Add: Courtyard 19, Sanlitun Road, Sanlitun

Tel: 6417-6110(The Village Sorth), 6417-7110(The Village North)
Web: www.sanlitunvillage.com/eng/Pages/index.aspx

Opening Hours: 10am-10pm

Subway: take subway line 10 and get off at at the station of Tuanjiehu (团结湖), and exit from Exit D, then walk north to Gongti Beilu (Worker’s Stadium North Road) and turn left and walk to the market at Gongti Beilu (Worker’s Stadium North Road). You will see the Sanlitun Village on your right hand.

Top # 09 Xidan Joy City 大悦城

It is the biggest shopping mall in Xidan. Xidan Joy City has 13-story complex equipped with the world’s longest escalator. It also has the largest digital cinema in China and the largest cosmetic shop in Beijing. Find Zara here as well as FAB, Uniqlo, Next, Motivi and Honeys.

Add: 131 Xidan Beidajie, Xicheng District, Beijing
Subway: take subway Line 1, get off at the station of Xidan (西单), exit from the exit F1

Xidan Joy City

Xidan Joy City

Top # 10: Beijing SKP ( 北京SKP)
If you are a high-roller with over numerous international brands. They also boast the largest Gucci flagship store in Asia. There are also some good restaurants in the mall.

You will see the higher-end as well as a number of mid-range labels that carry the basics, seeing the season’s latest first hand (Marni, Anna Sui…). There is a good florist in the basement near the bread shops.

Add: No.27, Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100025
Tel: +86 10 6530 5888
Web: www.shinkong-place.com/web-en/index.html
Opening Hours:
Mon – Sun: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Subway: Take subway Line 1, get off at the station of Dawanglu (大望路), exit from Exit A

Tip: Hassle-free Beijing Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for Beijing guided tours:

Beijing Highlight Day Tour from US$59 P/P
(Tiananmen + Forbidden City + Mutianyu Great Wall)
Beijing Classic City Tour from US$65 P/P
(Tiananmen + Forbidden City + Temple of Heaven + Summer Palace)
Beijing Excursion Tour from US$59 P/P
(Mutianyu Great Wall + Ming Tomb)
Beijing Hutong Highlight Tour from US$59 P/P
( Hutong + Rickshaw)

Mutianyu Great Wall Half Day Tour from US$55 p/p
Hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Day Tour from US$69 p/p

Mutianyu Great Wall Layover Tour from US$65 p/p
Beijing Highlight Layover Tour from US$75 p/p

Further Readings


Top 10 Beijing Markets

Top 10 Beijing Souvenirs
Top 10 Beijing Handicrafts
Top 10 Beijing Shopping Malls favored by China Film Stars
 Top 10 Attractions in Beijing
How to Visit Forbidden City
How to Visit Temple of Heaven
How to Visit Summer Palace
How to Visit Ming Tombs
How to Visit the Great Wall of China
How to Visit Tiananmen Square
How to Visit Hutongs
How to Visit Olympic SitesTop 10 Markets in Beijing
Top 10 Shopping Malls in Beijing
Beijing Shopping

Wangfujing Night Snack Street
Qianmen Commercial Street
Beijing Huguosi Street

Any questions, just drop a line.

Top 10 Beijing Souvenirs

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Plan your Beijing tour? Back home after traveling abroad, people are transformed mentally. And most people would like to buy some local souvenirs as a physical reminder of their dream travel.

So what should people buy in Beijing and bring home as gifts or souvenirs? This question is quite controversial because different people have different choices of buying things as souvenirs.But one thing is all agreed that it is advisable to purchase local specialities or things typical of Beijing.I have summed up below  the top 10 souvenirs typical of Beijing.  Hopefully this top 10 list will help you find your favorite  souvenirs from Beijing.

1. Cloisonne Things (景泰蓝)
Cloisonne is a unique art form that originated in Beijing during the Yuan Dynasty (1271 – 1368). Cloisonne(enamel formed in patterns of copper wire) is an art form developed in the 15th century.

Now this traditional handicraft unique to Beijing features a colorful range of varieties shaped in various models including  furnace, tripod, and quadripod, ash-tray, stationary and lantern. Among them, the blue glazed ones with golden colour are most colorful.

Where to buy:

Silk Market, Yaxiu Market, Beijing Art and Crafts Store at Wangfujing Street

 Cloisonne Things

Cloisonne Things

2. Jasmine Tea (茉莉花茶)
Jasmine tea, a kind of scented tea is a tea variety typical of China. It originated in the Song Dynasty, grew in the Ming Dynasty, and became popular in the Qing Dynasty.The high-quality jasmine tea is made from green tea and scented with fresh jasmine flowers. It is one of  best flower tea varieties. For buying jasmine tea, go go Zhang Yiyuan. It has many branches with its headquarter at Dashilan 22, Qianmen, Xuanwu District.

 Jasmine Tea

Jasmine Tea

3. Shengxifu Hat (老字号盛锡福)
Sheng Xifu is  a time-honored hat store. It was founded 1911.  The caps made by “Sheng Xifu” are handmade and famous for their selection of materials and craftsmanship.

Many former Chinese leaders such as Mao Zedong, Liu Shaoq, .Zhou Enlai, Chen Yi and Jiang Zemin,and foreign leaders such as Jin Richeng (Chairman of North Korean), Su Jiaonuo(president of Indonesia), and Sihanoc(infante of Kampuchea ) have once ordered their hats in Sheng Xifu

Where to buy:

Dashilan 34, Qianmen, Xuanwu District

Shengxifu Hat

Shengxifu Hat


4. Neiliansheng Cloth Shoes (老字号内联升)
Founded during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) by Zhao Ting, the cloth shoe shop has an auspicious name “neiliansheng” which literally means “unstopped promotions in official ranks” in Chinese.

After the founding of new China, many Chinese leaders including Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping also wore the cloth shoes of Neiliansheng.

Neiliansheng’s fame can be ascribed to its high quality products. Making a multi-layer sole takes seven steps. Stitched by thin linen threads, the soles are made of 100 per cent white cotton.

Where to buy:

Dashilan 34, Qianmen, Xuanwu District

Neiliansheng Cloth Shoes

Neiliansheng Cloth Shoes


5. Ruifuxiang Traditional Chinese Gown(北京瑞蚨祥)
The Ruifuxiang is a time-honored silk store. In 1863, the Mengs opened Ruifuxiang Silk Store in Beijing. The name Ruifuxiang alludes to the “Qingfu”, a legendary insect that could bring wealth.

The first national flag of People’s Republic of China raised in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on 1 October 1949 was made by Ruifuxiang silk. Ruifuxiang produces complete set of silk products, including high-class silk and satins as well as coarse cloth. Among them, Ruifuxiang Men Traditional Chinese Gowns are world famous.

Where to buy:

Wangfujing Street 190, Dongcheng District

Ruifuxiang Traditional Chinese Gown

Ruifuxiang Traditional Chinese Gown


6. Zhongguo Jie (Chinese knots) (中国结)

The Zhongguo Jie literally means Chinese knots. It is a kind of art knotting. It is given as a sign for wishing people health and happiness year by year.Chinese knotting is a decorative handicraft arts that originated as a form of Chinese folk art in the Tang and Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD) in China.It was popular in the Ming and Qing Dynasty (1368-1911 AD). The art is also regarded as Chinese traditional decorative knots.

Where to buy:

Silk Market, Yaxiu Market, Hongqiao Market

Zhongguo Jie (Chinese knots)

Zhongguo Jie (Chinese knots)


7. Beijing Lord Rabbit Figurines
Lord Rabbit figurine is regarded as a typical symbol of Beijing local culture. It is a unique artwork that depicts a cute rabbit in a powerful pose.

It was once used for worship on the Mid-Autumn Day. It has become a children’s toy with a type of decoration. In the local shops of Beijing, they are one of the most popular products.

It is said that Lord Rabbit first emerged in the late Ming dynasty. Beijingers from that period had a tradition of making clay rabbits for worship.

Where to buy:

Nan Luo Gu Xiang 80, Dong Cheng District

8. Old Beijing Paper Cut
Paper cut is the picture cut out on a paper with scissors. The art of paper-cut may be traced back to a period as early as the ancient Southern and Northern Dynasties (420 AD – 589 AD).

The patterns are often designed from events in the jubilant festivals, bumper harvest of the folk opera, children or animals and others. They are very beautiful and interesting, and are widely popular among Chinese people.

Where to buy:

Nan Luo Gu Xiang 110, Dongcheng District

Beijing Paper Cut

Beijing Paper Cut


9. Peking Opera Masks
The art of facial makeups in Beijing Opera boasts a long history. Masks are used by performers when they act or dance. In Beijing Opera, the most representative of Chinese operas, facial makeups are limited only to the roles of “jing” and “chou”.

A chou is featured by his white-painted nose which produces a comic effect and there are relatively few facial makeup patterns for a chou role. There are a large number of facial makeup patterns for jing in Beijing Opera, namely, “whole face”, “three-tile face”, “quartered face”, “six-division face”, “tiny-flowered face” , “lopsided face” , etc.

Where to buy:

Silk Market, Yaxiu Market, Hongqiao Market

Peking Opera Masks

Peking Opera Masks


10. Er guo tou (Chinese Firewater)

Er guo tou is also called “Chinese white liquor” or “Chinese vodka”). It is a type of baijiu (distilled liquor) made from sorghum, which is 56% alcohol by volume.

Er guo tou is often inexpensive, and very much popular among blue-collar workers in Beijing. It is probably the most commonly drunk baijiu in Beijing, and is typical of Beijing.

 Er guo tou (Chinese Firewater)

Er guo tou (Chinese Firewater)

Add on:
Top 10 Beijing Markets
Top 10 Beijing Shopping Malls
Top 10 Beijing Handcrafts

06611Tip:  Hassle-free Beijing Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for guided tours to Beijing:

Beijing Highlight Day Tour from US$59 P/P
(Tiananmen + Forbidden City + Mutianyu Great Wall)
Beijing Classic City Tour from US$65 P/P
(Tiananmen + Forbidden City + Temple of Heaven + Summer Palace)
Beijing Excursion Tour from US$59 P/P
(Mutianyu Great Wall + Ming Tomb)
Beijing Hutong Highlight Tour from US$59 P/P
( Hutong + Rickshaw)

Mutianyu Great Wall Half Day Tour from US$55 p/p
Hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Day Tour from US$69 p/p

Mutianyu Great Wall Layover Tour from US$65 p/p
Beijing Highlight Layover Tour from US$75 p/p

Further Readings


Top 10 Attractions in Beijing
How to Visit Forbidden City
How to Visit Temple of Heaven
How to Visit Summer Palace
How to Visit Ming Tombs
How to Visit the Great Wall of China
How to Visit Tiananmen Square
How to Visit Hutongs
How to Visit Olympic Sites

Top 10 Markets in Beijing
Top 10 Shopping Malls in Beijing
Beijing Shopping

Wangfujing Night Snack Street
Qianmen Commercial Street
Beijing Huguosi Street

Any questions, just drop a line.

Top 10 Hot Spring Resorts in Beijing

Saturday, December 29th, 2018
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Plan your Beijing Spa tour? One of the popular attractions are the hotspring resorts dotted around the outskirts of Beijing. Most of the hot spring resorts are clustered around Xiao Tang Shan in Changping District of Beijing.

The waters from these hot spring resorts are believed to be therapeutic and a soak or a sip in the waters could cure almost any ailment. Mineral-rich natural springs are set on a comfortable temperature for pools and tubs, and parks, frequented by locals and travelers.

As international travelers, you won’t miss one of your must-to-do activities – Hike or walk on the Great Wall of China. You may combine your Great Wall hiking with your relaxing soak into the waters of a hot spring resort, creating a perfect Beijing trip.

1. Jiuhua Spa & Resort (北京九华山庄温泉度假村)
Built on the original site of the formerly imperial hot spring resort, Jiuhua’s Xiaotangshan Hot Spring (Xiao Tang Shan Spa Resort), is one of China’s four major hot springs, abundantly rich in minerals and elements which are beneficial to the wonders of medical treatment. Rejuvenate Your Spirit at the Hot Spring.

The unstable microelement in the water will form something of pellicle on the skin. It has a good effect on curing skin disease, pigment deposition, The Jiuhua hotspring comes from 1230 meters underground, and the temperature of the hot-spring keeps around 40. It has modern outdoor Jacuzzi type hot tubs and indoor pools inside rooms.

Add: Xiaotangshan Town, Changping District, Beijing 北京市昌平区小汤山镇
Reference price: RMB220
Tel: 010-61782288
How to Get There:
Self-drive: Drive along Badaling Expressway and get off at Beiyuankou (北苑口)of Xiaotangshan, then drive 2km and you will see the Daliushu Roundabout (大柳树环岛), then turn right for 500m, total 40km.

Jiuhua Spa & Resort

Jiuhua Spa & Resort

2. Longmai Hot Spring Resort 龙脉温泉度假村
“Longmai” literally means “the Pulse of a Dragon”. The Longmai Hot Spring Resort is located not far from Jiuhua Spa & Resort, and both of them are built on the original site of the formerly imperial hot spring bathing area.

The waters of the Longmai Hot Spring Resort is composed of 56 minerals and micro-elements necessary for one’s body. The hot spring has effective treatments on arthritis and respiratory disease. Frequent soaks in the waters will make your skin fine and smooth, unique effects on your beauty maintenance.

There are 80 pools nestled in the bamboo forest with much privacy. In all these featuring pools, you are able to enjoy happy privacy. It has both indoor and outdoor hot spring pools.

The indoor hot spring hall takes an area of 20,000 square meters with a plethora of water activities including Water Amusement, 3m Springboard, Sauna, Hot spring pools, man-made waves, drifting, Alpine slide, children’s park, high-temperature sand, beach bathing, slab bathing, milk bathing, aloe bathing, Spa slat bathing, medicinal bathing, mint bathing and more.

Add: Xiaotangshan Town, Changping District, Beijing 北京市昌平区小汤山镇
Reference price: RMB100
Tel: 010-61782666, 61782458, 61793838, 61793888, 61782465
How to get there:
Self-drive: Drive along Badaling Expressway and get off at Beiyuankou (北苑口)of Xiaotangshan, then drive 2km and you will see the Daliushu Roundabout (大柳树环岛), then turn to the west for 500m.

 Longmai Hot Spring Resort

Longmai Hot Spring Resort

3. Tianlongyuan Hot Spring Resort 北京天龙源温泉度假村
Tianlongyuan Hot Spring Resort is a large leisure resort with a construction area of over 40,000 square meters, which can accommodate approx.3,000 people. It is located on the travel route between Badaling Great Wall and the site of the Ming Tombs.

This huge hot spring resort is often chosen as a night activity following a day’s tiring trip to the Badaling Great Wall, the Ming Toms or back from skiing on the Snow World Sk Resort or the Badaling Ski Resort.

Tianlongyuan Hot Spring Resort has an 1200 square -meter indoor area for showering and sauna, 2,000 square meters for hot spring bathing, and 10,000 square meters for water-theme amusement. It is also equipped with the skating rink, table tennis, Billiard room, Bars, tea houses, KTV, Massage room, VIP rooms and restaurants of varous sizes.

Each night an impressive show is available, a huge performance of ice, fire, water, beauty fish, singing and dancing, and Water Curtain Movie. 20,000 people can ejoy the amazing performance.

Add: 29 Nankou Road, Chanping District, Beijing
Tel: 010-80100088
How to get there:
Public Transport: Take bus 919 from Deshengmen Bus Terminal and get off at Changping, then take a local bus to Beijing Tianlongyuan Ho Spring Resort.
Self-drive: Drive along Badaling Expressway and get off at the Exit No.13C. along the Xiguan Roundabout (西关环岛) and you will get to the resort 2km west of the Xiguan Roundabout.

Tianlongyuan Hot Spring Resort

Tianlongyuan Hot Spring Resort

4. Fengshan Hot Spring Resort 凤山温泉度假村
Fengshan Hot Spring Resort is a 4-star resort-type hotel. It is located to the south of Mangshan Mountain and to the west of the Ming Tombs Reservoir, perched between the green mountains and sapphire waters. Bestowed with miniral-rich hot springs, Fengshan Hot Spring Resort has been turned into a shangri-la, separated from the hustle and bustle of the city.

This garden hotel is composed of service items including meeting rooms, hot spring therapy, amusement facilities, drinking and beverage, dining and hotel accommodation. Its 21,000 square-meter hot spring paradise features a typical hot spring with 72 kinds of items. The hot spring comes from the 3800 meters deep undeground. These hot springs containjing a few elements and minirals, which are good for one’s health.

Add: East of the Reservoir Road, Changping District, China
Hotel Room Rate: RMB 480
Tel: 010-60711188
How to get there:
Public Transport: Take bus 919 (支线) from Deshengmen Bus Terminal and get off at the Fenghuang Winter Resort.
Self-drive: Drive along Badaling Expressway and exit at the Exit 13C. Continue to drive to the east and turn too te north at the reservoir

Fengshan Hot Spring Resort

Fengshan Hot Spring Resort

.5. Beijing Jinyu Badaling Spa Resort (北京金隅八达岭温泉度假村)
Beijing Jinyu Badaling Spa Resort is located in Yanqing District, about 80km north of the Beijing dwontown. It is adjacent to the Badaling Great Wall, Longqing Gorge, Wild Duck Lake, Shijinglong Ski Resort, Songshan other tourist attractions. It is a leisure complex including spa, business conference reception, leisure and entertainment.

The Resort covers an area of about 200,000 square meters with the Guishui River crossing through. The hot spring water originates from 2,000 meters underground with outlet temperature reaching 54 ℃. The warm waters is of good quality and rich in fluorine, sulfur, iron, silicon and many other kinds of mineral substance and microelements needed by human body.

The hot spring resort is a unique spa park with an area of 6,000 square meters. It has 32 indoor and outdoor hot spring pools. And the Resort also has more than twenty different-sized conference rooms and multi-functional halls equipped with advanced simultaneous interpretation equipment and other facilities, suitable for both domestic and international professional meetings. Meanwhile, the recreation center has many leisure and entertainment activities, such as table tennis, badminton, tennis, beach volleyball, real CS, KTV, swimming, fishing, skating, boating, etc

Reservation Tel:010-69148833
Add:Yanqing County, Beijing
Beijing Bus Route: Take Bus 919 (Deshengmen to Yanqing) at Deshengmen and get off at Guandong (关东), then change fo Bus No.920 and get off at the final stop.
Self-drive Route: No. 62 Exit on Beijing-Xizang Expressway – northward from Yingchengzi Toll Station – Yingbin Roundabout, then passing through 6 traffic lights, you will arrive at the resort.

Beijing Jinyu Badaling Spa Resort

Beijing Jinyu Badaling Spa Resort

6. Chunhuiyuan Hot Spring Resorts (春晖园温泉度假村 )
The resort has the same springhead – Xiaotangshan hot spring. Xiaotangshan has been famous for its hot springs for over 300 years. Local legend has it that the imperial family of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) went there to relax. People have used hot spring water in therapeutic baths for more than 200 years to treat rheumatism and other ailments. For foreign tourists, this is perhaps one of the most memorable cultural experiences and it will certainly spoil you.

Stay overnight at Chunhuiyuan Hot Spring Resort is a good idea to escape the busy city life and rewind yourself. At present there are three kinds of accommodations – Lakeside Villa, Villa Hotel and Chunhuiyuan Warm Spring Hotel. Each room of the hotels has a private hot spring indoor bath pool. Lakeside Villa is a row of one floor building by a small lake with 20 rooms. Each room is well furnished with an indoor private hot spring bath pool. You can reserve a room with with a full size outdoor Jacuzzi style tub. experience complete relaxation and renewal in my stays.

Add: Yu Village, Gaoliying, Shunyi Bridge. 北京市顺义区高丽营镇于庄
Tel: 010-69148833, 69186869, 69180005
Public Bus: Take bus 942 from Dongzhimen Transport Hub and reach its final terminal
Self-driver: Drive along Jingcheng Expressway and get off at the stop of Huosha Road (火沙路).

Chunhuiyuan Hot Spring Resorts

Chunhuiyuan Hot Spring Resorts

7. Hongfu Hot Spring Leisure City (温都水城) 
Hongfu Hot Spring Leisure City is a 5-star hot springs hotel, about 20km north of Beijing city center. It is located on the north of Wenyu River, the mother river of Beijing. More than a luxury hotel, Hongfu Hot Spring Leisure City is a green and leisure tourist mecca incorporating a huge water amusement park, therapuetic mineral waters, sightdeeing tourism and business meetings.

The hot water city is equipped with facilities & services designed to hold weddings, family gatherings, reunions, retreats, meetings, trainings and much more.

Add: 55 Wangfu Street, BeiQijia Town, Changping District, Beijing
Tel: 010-81788888,81781111
Reference Price: RMB198
How to get there:
Public Bus: Line 839, 803 and get off at Hongfu Community
Self-drive: Drive along Badaling Expressway and get off at the exit of Huilongguan (回龙观出口), then drive east to the resort, 1km east of Huilongguan Community.

Hongfu Hot Spring Leisure City

Hongfu Hot Spring Leisure City

8. Flowery Bay Magnetic Spa Resort 花水湾磁化温泉度假村
Flowery Bay Magnetic Spa Resort is located in Gaoying Town, Shunyi District, Beijing. It is ringed by the fruit trees in large numbers with picturesque environment and beautiful views. It is the only natural magnetic hot spring resort. The magnetic waters has impressive treatment effects on the diseases including heart disease, arthritis, respiratory disease, rheumatism.

The Hot Springs Resort & Spa also offers many lodging options, a wide range of recreational options and an abundance ofspa and sparkling mineral water pools.

Add: Gaoying Town, Shunyi District, Beijing
Tel: 010-010-69456668
How to get there:
Public Bus: take bus 942 from Dongzhimen Bus Terminal directly to Flowery Bay
Self-drive: Drive along Jingcheng Expressway and get off at Bai Ma Road (白马路), continue to drive on the right and follow the sign to the resort.

Flowery Bay Magnetic Spa Resort

Flowery Bay Magnetic Spa Resort

9. Nan Gong Spring Season Hotel Beijing (南宫温泉度假酒店)
Nan Gong Spring Season Hotel is a 5-star standard hot spring hotel. This tourism and leisure hotel is located in Wangzuo Town, Fengtai District, Beijing.

Nan Gong Hot Spring Water World has an international standard swimming pool, waves making pool, water amusement garden,hot spring massage pool, frifting and water playing slides. In addition, there are available wooden board bathing, gym, sauna and many more.

Add: 39 Fugong Road, Wangzuo Town, Changping Strict, Beijing
Tel: 010-83315566、83393928
How to get there:
Bus lines: Bus line 321 (from Liuli Bridge), 339 and 662; 983 (Zhongguancun)
Self-drive: Drive along Jinggangao Expressway(京港澳), and get off at the exit 19A and continue to go for a 3-km.

Nan Gong Spring Season Hotel Beijing

Nan Gong Spring Season Hotel Beijing

10. Beijing Longxi Hotspring Resort 北京龙熙温泉度假村
Beijing Longxi Hotspring Resort is a five-star holiday hotel. It is located in Daxing District of Beijing, adjacent to the Beijing-Kaifeng expressway. Beijing Longxi Hotspring Resort has a large golf res. It also has move ten large, medium-size and small meeting rooms as well as multi-functional halls.

There are 274 sets of luxurious guest rooms and eight villas with different styles, which are comfortable, elegant and full of the breath of times. And in four dining halls with various styles, you can make a taste of healthy and nutritious Chinese and foreign food, and truly experience the fashionable, healthy, leisure and elegant atmosphere.

The highlight of the resort is the 10000 square meters Hot Spring World. There are totally 41 hot spring pools in outdoor and indoor buildings. Of the 41 pools , there are 16 medicinal pools.

Add: 8 Shunjing Avenue, Panggezhuang, Daxing District, Beijing.
Tel: 86-10-89282222

Beijing Longxi Hotspring Resort

Beijing Longxi Hotspring Resort

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06611Tip:  Hassle-free Beijing Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for guided tours to Beijing:

Beijing Highlight Day Tour from US$59 P/P
(Tiananmen + Forbidden City + Mutianyu Great Wall)
Beijing Classic City Tour from US$65 P/P
(Tiananmen + Forbidden City + Temple of Heaven + Summer Palace)
Beijing Excursion Tour from US$59 P/P
(Mutianyu Great Wall + Ming Tomb)
Beijing Hutong Highlight Tour from US$59 P/P
( Hutong + Rickshaw)

Mutianyu Great Wall Half Day Tour from US$55 p/p
Hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Day Tour from US$69 p/p

Mutianyu Great Wall Layover Tour from US$65 p/p
Beijing Highlight Layover Tour from US$75 p/p

Further Readings


Top 10 Attractions in Beijing
How to Visit Forbidden City
How to Visit Temple of Heaven
How to Visit Summer Palace
How to Visit Ming Tombs
How to Visit the Great Wall of China
How to Visit Tiananmen Square
How to Visit Hutongs
How to Visit Olympic Sites

Top 10 Markets in Beijing
Top 10 Shopping Malls in Beijing
Beijing Shopping

Wangfujing Night Snack Street
Qianmen Commercial Street
Beijing Huguosi Street

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