Destination: China: Beijing
Home to nearly twenty million people, Beijing is a superpower capital to see. To say that Bejiing is like visiting the future is true, because there’s no doubt that China will have enormous influence on world affairs. To understand where we are going, you must see it, but be prepared for disorientation. Go now to feel the energy of the rapid change and be sure to spend time seeing some of its World Heritage sites and digging beneath the surface.
Also in this report:
The city’s best hotels under Where to Stay, authentic restaurants under Where to Eat, sights not to miss under What to See & Do, a guide to the shopping scene under Where to Shop, and great guides and insider recommendations in Indagare Intelligence.
INDAGARE TOP TEN
SLEEP…at the sleek new Park Hyatt if you want chic rooms, snap-to service and a central location
EXPERIENCE…the contemporary art on display in the Dashanzi Art District
SPLURGE…on a stay at the Aman at the Summer Palace and overnight in an historic monument in supreme comfort
EAT…at the Capital M and enjoy incredible views of Tianamen Square and the Forbidden City
DRINK…a cup of tea at Green T House, owned by musician and artist JinR
VISIT… the Great Wall with William Lindsay, a Brit who once ran the length of it
SEE…the city through the eyes of designer Kai-Yin Lo
SHOP…for pearls at the market
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