Explore a lush urban park and a former royal garden located northwest of the city at Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan). Built during the 11th century, the park holds the title as one of largest gardens in China, and it houses many important historical palaces, traditional temples, and elaborate pavilions.
798 Art Zone (Chinese: 798艺术区; pinyin: 798 Yìshùqū), or Dashanzi Art District, comprise a complex of 50-year-old decommissioned military factory buildings boasting a unique architectural style, located in Dashanzi, Chaoyang District of Beijing, that houses a thriving artistic community.
Air Koryo has an office in the Swissôtel Beijing in Dongcheng District. Beijing's current master plan designates Dongcheng as one of the city's four core zones. To enhance the district's combination of commercial and cultural attractions, it calls for giving priority to service and high-tech industries within it.
Situated in the northwest of Beijing City, Summer Palace, 15km from downtown, is the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China, greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests such as Kunming Lake, Longevity Hill, Seventeen-Arch Bridge.
Tiananmen Square was designed and built in 1651, and has since been enlarged by four times its original size in the 1950s. Near the centre of the square stood the "Great Ming Gate", the southern gate to the Imperial City, renamed "Great Qing Gate" during the Qing dynasty, and "Gate of China" during the Republican era.