Ideally Situated Hotel in Beijing near the Forbidden City
Dedicated to providing you a relaxing, productive visit to China, the Park Plaza hotel in the Wangfujing district of Beijing also offers convenience to top attractions such as Tiananmen Square and the Temple of Heaven. Set aside time to explore the juxtaposition of old and new that define modern Beijing, where contemporary Chinese culture navigates the balance between an incredible number of businesses in high-rise buildings, an intricate freeway system and ancient cultural sites such as the nearby Forbidden City. For everything from souvenirs to clothing, be sure to walk to Wangfujing Shopping Centre, only 500 meters away.
Attractions near the Park Plaza include:
- The Forbidden City (1km)
Located in the very center of Beijing, the Forbidden City is a public museum today that highlights its history as the former home and center of power for 24 emperors spanning the mid to latter Ming and Qing dynasties.
- Grand National Theatre (2km)
Beijing's futuristic opera house crouches behind a moat near Tiananmen Square. Designed by French architect Paul Andreu, the Grand Theatre stages top-bill orchestras, opera, ballet and drama in its striking translucent dome.
- The Great Wall (80km)
With a history of over 2,000 years, the Great Wall's most significant construction took place in the 14th and 15th centuries. Polished with recent restoration, the Badaling section is the most accessible and most visited part of the wall.
- National Stadium (15km)
Known as the "Bird's Nest," this stadium was the center of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
- Pearl, Silk and Antique Market (3km)
The famed Silk Market houses a vast array of Chinese antiques, art and crafts items.
- Summer Palace (15km)
This Chinese Imperial garden is ranked among the most highly regarded classical gardens in the world.
- Temple of Heaven (5km)
Originally built in 1420 for the emperor to pray for good harvests, all the present buildings at Temple of Heaven are of the later Qing Dynasty. The main building, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, is regarded as the epitome of sacred Chinese architecture and has been adopted as a popular symbol of Beijing.
- Tiananmen Square (2km)
This must-see Beijing attraction is home to Tiananmen Tower, the Monument to the People's Heroes, Great Hall of the People and Mao Zedong Memorial Hall.
- Wangfujing Shopping Centre (500m)
Beijing's famous shopping district is less than half a mile away.
Services near our Beijing Lodging:
- Beijing International Capital Airport
Distance from hotel: 25km
- Beijing Railway Station
Distance from hotel: 2km
- Bank of China
Distance from hotel: 100m
- Dongdan Post Office
Distance from hotel: 500m
- Beijing Union Hospital
Distance from hotel: 500m