Monday, 24 April 2017

Beijing - Drum Tower & Dongcheng North (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Beijing - Drum Tower & Dongcheng North

This hútòng-rich neighbourhood is the most pleasant area in which to stay. Book yourself into a hútòng hostel or a beautifully converted courtyard hotel, then wander around the lanes of this charming neighbourhood, getting pleasingly lost.

lose yourself in the maze-like network of historic hútòng

stroll the incense-filled halls and courtyards of Lama Temple, Beijing’s largest and most impressive Buddhist temple

listen to a drumming performance inside the magnificent ancient Drum Tower, before climbing its equally impressive neighbouring Bell Tower

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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