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Home / Destinations / Beijing / Wangfujing Shopping StreetLocation: Wangfujing Business Street (or Wangfujing Dajie) lies in Dongcheng District, the center of Beijing. Here and Forbidden City are 1 kilometer apart. It is a beautiful walking street.Departmens & Shops in Wangfujing Here is the well-known Beijing Department Store, the famous Dong’an Market, the biggest arts and crafts shop in China, the biggest Xinhua Bookstore, the Foreign Languages Bookstore, Lisheng Sports Shop and Medical Appliances Shop. Also, here are some famous old shops, such as Shengxifu hats shop, Tonghesheng shoes shop, New World silk shop, Hengteli watchmaker’s shop, Baicaoshenrong drugstore and Jiguge historical relic shop, etc.Wangfujing Night At night, when Wangfujing street turns on its ever increasing number of neon advertising signs, even more crowds flock to soak up the atmosphere. The neons can now be compared to those of any major city in the world and are very popular with the tourists, especially those coming from less developed parts of China. Most shops stay open till around 9pm and sometimes an impromptu night marketWangfujing Snack Street (The snack market is already closed since June 24th, 2016.) The street can be found west off Wangfujing Dajie. This place has corner of restaurants and stalls with colourful banners and bursting with flavors. It is the best place to hoover up Xinjiang or Muslim Uighur staples such as lamb kebabs and flat bread. Also enjoy spicy noodles, Lanzhou noodles, Shandong pancake and spicy Sichuan food.There is just about everything available and quiet a few things you wouldn’t imagine like silk worms and tasty scorpions. But the dim sims and noodle dishes are just amazing and with the amount of people visiting this street the food is just so fresh. The street is jam packed with small stalls down each side of the road selling dumplings, interesting things on skewers and some real specialties including luzhohuoshao which is stewed pig intestine with wheat cakes and another favorite zhaguanchang which is a fried sausage which is served in garlic sauce- they are actually very tasty. If you would like something a bit more interesting you will be sure to find a boiled sheep’s head or even some tasty tripe- but trust me the dim sims are good and the good bits of the animal would surely go in them? There is a huge variety of foods something and there is something to suit everyone.Cinemas in Wangfujing Sun Dong An Cinema City 新东安影城 5/F, Sun Dong’an, 138 Wangfujing Dajie, Wangfujing 王府井大街138号新东安市场5层 6528-1838, 6528-1988 ext.103 www.b-cinema.cn 6528-0987 (fax) Open 10am-10:30pm Shows the newest flicks in town, both Chinese and foreign. Conveniently located on the fourth and fifth floor of the Sun Dong An next to the food mall. There is also a Starbucks and McDonalds on the ground floor. Makes dinner and a movie with the kids easy. RMB40-50.Wangfujing Catholic Church Wangfujing Catholic Church, known as the Eastern Church, is located on famous Wangfujing Avenue in Beijing. It was first established in 1655. Originally an apartment for two foreign priests during Emperor Shunzhi’s reign in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the priests subsequently built a small church on the open ground. Later several earthquakes and wars gradually destroyed the church. It was rebuilt in 1904. After the 1980 restoration in 1980, the church reopened. Because of its geographic location, the Eastern Church faces west. It follows the Romanesque style of architecture, with strong pilasters and one high and two low vaults displaying a grandiose architectural style.Address: 74 Wangfujing Dajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing Tel: +86 10 6524 0634 r Opening hours: Daily 5 :00-11:00 How to Get There: Take Subway and get off at Wangfujing Station. Free AdmissionHotels in Wangfujing Street5 Star Hotel Beijing Hotel Grand Hyatt Hotel Beijing Holiday Inn Crown Plaza Beijing Penisula Palace Hotel Beijing – Palace Hotel 4 Star Hotel North Garden Hotel Beijing Novotel Peace Hotel Beijing3 star Hotel Fuhao Hotel Beijing Taiwan Hotel Beijing Tianlun Songhe Hotel Beijing 2 star Hotel Dong Si Fu Yuan Guest House Beijing Lishi Hotel BeijingTravel Tips: 1. Visitors can take a sightseeing bus at south end of the street which runs through Wangfujing Dajie and Nanheyan Dajie. Tourist guide on the bus can introduce the history and main scenic spots along the street in detail. The bus runs 50 minutes altogether with 8 stops. 2. Bus Route: 10, 20, 37, 41, 59, 120, 126, 203, 205, 420, 802 (get off at Wangfujing Stop) Subway: Line 1 (get off at Wangfujing Stop) 3. Getting to Wangfujing is pretty easy. You can take the subway and get off at the Line 1 Wangfujing station. Alternatively, you can of course take the taxi. Show the following to the driver: 王府井大街 In Beijing RECENT RECENT COMMENTSTRAVEL TIPSLike Us On FacebookBooking EssentialsContact UsEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +86 133 3103 9261 Skype ID: intochinatravel WhatsApp: +86 13331039261WordPress Theme by WPZOOMCopyright © 2017 Into China Travel. All Rights Reserved
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Dali is also the capital of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture in northwestern Yunnan Province, served as the connection between Kunming and Lijiang.In the 4th century, Bai ancestors here thrived and spread many tribal clan. In the time of 8th to 10th century, Dali was the medieval capital of both the Bai kingdom Nanzhao and the Kingdom of Dali. With such a long history, Dali is one of the oldest cultural birthplace in Yunnan with historical and cultural sites to explore. Dali is renowned as land of wonder, both natural and manmade. Silver Cangshan Mountain and Jade Erhai Lake are famous in Dali that travelers should never miss them during your Dali visit. Located between the magnificent Cangshan Mountain and elegant Erhai Lake are Dali Old Town, Three Pagodas, Xizhou Ancient Town, Zhoucheng and Butterfly Spring, etc. All of the attractions will give you historical and cultural feast. For more attractions info, please see all Attractions in Dali.Dali Old Town is a historic town with rich culture and Bai ethnic characters. Wander leisurely to explore city gates, old towers, old streets, temples, museums, shops and bars...It is the symbol of Dali located at the foot of Cangshan Mountain. It was first built in the time of Nanzhao Kingdom and Dali Kingdom in 9th and 10th century.Cangshan Mountain is with nineteen peaks and eighteen streams. Enjoy breathtaking view at the top of the mountain and along amazing Jade Cloud Road.Erhai Lake (Ear-shaped Sea), reputed as "Pearl of Plateau", is the second largest highland lake of Yunnan. Cruising and cycling are recommended way to enjoy Erhai Lake scenery.Dali has a subtropical highland climate with warm and rainy summers and short, mild and dry winters because of its low latitude and high elevation. The annual average temperature is around 16°C, and the average temperatures of Spring and Summer stay around 13°C~24.5°C and the average temperatures of Autumn and Winter keep around 6°C~19°C. Dali is a comfortable destination which can be visited all the year round, especially in beautiful spring time (March to May). There is a saying going "The best scenery of Dali falls in March" and travelers can enjoy the breathtaking natural scenery and lively Bai ethnic festivals. July to September is the rainy season and make sure you bring umbrella and thin coat when come in this season and to take coat, cappa when visit the Xiaguan Area for the wind is heavy. >>see details about Dali climate, weather & season to goTransfer to DaliTravelers can take flight, train and long distance bus to get to Dali. Dali Airport is located in the southeast of Erhai Lake, about 13 kilometers from Xiaguan and 30 kilometers to Dali Old Town. Convenient flights are connecting Dali with Kunming, Xishuangbanna in Yunnan Province; and Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Nanjing, Shenzhen, etc. There are several daily schedules for flights from Kunming to Dali with 50 minutes' transfer. Dali Railway Station is located in the south of Erhai Lake in Xiaguan, about 26 kilometers from Dali Old Town. It is a common choice to travel between Kunming / Lijiang and Dali by train. There are seven daily K trains from Lijiang to Dali, taking around 2 hours. And eight daily K trains are available from Kunming to Dali and many travelers choose overnight train which usually board the train around 22:00~23:30 and get off Dali Railway Station in the early morning, taking about 7.5 hours on the train. Travelers can reach Dali by long distance bus either from Kunming, Lijiang or other places in Yunnan.Transfer around Dali Besides use our private car service, travelers can take Dali sightseeing buses to Dali Old Town, Three Pagodas, Cangshan Mountain, Shuanglang, etc; if weather and physical condition permit, it is recommended to rent a bike cycling around Erhai Lake. Moreover, taking a cruise sailing on Erhai Lake adds more leisure into your trip. To check more transfer info, please see how to get to and around Dali. You never need to worry about your accommodation in Dali. No matter you want to stay in the new town area in Xiaguan, or want to stay in Dali Old Town, or even accommodate in the beautiful fishing village around Erhai Lake, you are bound to a lot of choice. For travelers who have one or two nights in Dali, it is recommended to stay in Dali Old Town for there are hotels and hostels ranging from luxury 5 star (Dali Regent Hotel recommended, located close to the East Gate), comfortable 4 star (Dali Landscape Hotel recommended, located close to Foreigner Street in the center of Dali Old Town) to budget hostels. Feel free to tell your needs and requirements to our professional travel consultants, they are here ready to help and book your ideal hotels. We have collected some very useful Dali maps including Dali Tourist maps, Cangshan Mountain Map and Erhai Lake Map to help you have a better understanding about Dali and its attractions. For more maps, please check 2016 Overall and Detailed Dali Maps.Dali Tourist MapErhai Lake Travel MapCangshan Mountain Travel MapBesides Lijiang, there are some other hot destinations in Yunnan, like Lijiang, Shangri-la, Kunming, Yuanyang and Jianshui, etc. Check the travel guide of each destination and discover now! China is vast and diverse. You can choose your favorite destination among more than 70 tourist destination and regions. Following are 4 popular destinations you may get interested in. Check all destinations in ChinaChinese Name: 大理Chinese Pinyin: dà lǐPopulation: 0.61 millionLanguage: Mandarin, Bai & Yi LanguageTel Code: 0872Zip Code: 671000Time Zone: (UTC+8)Usually, travelers would like to spend 2~4 days in Dali. They plan to cover all the highlighted attractions with memorable activities designed, like Dali Old Town (walk for leisure), Three Pagodas, Cangshan Mountain (walking or hiking), Erhai Lake (cruising or cycling), Xizhou Ancient Town (Bai architecture and Three Courses of Tea), Zhoucheng (traditional tie-dyeing technique), etc.Actually, Dali is served as a break for Yunnan trip and travelers can continue your exploration in Kunming, Lijiang, Shangri-La, Yuanyang, Jianshui and Dongchuan Red Land in Yunnan. DaliKunming / Stone Forest / Kunming / Dali DaliKunming / Dali / Lijiang Kunming / Dali / Lijiang / Shangri-LaStart planning your tailor-made holiday to China by contacting one of our specialists. 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