Sacrificial Temple of Heaven

Regent Hotel Beijing sits in the convenient location in Beijing, is close to various attractions of Beijing, and is one of the ideal choices for tourists and businessmen staying in Beijing.

Temple of Heaven

1 Day Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven from US$ 58/pax

1 Day Tour: Badaling Great Wall, Temple of Heaven from US$ 42/pax

1 Day Tour: Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace Tour from US$ 44/pax

1 Day Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace from US$ 52/pax

As the largest and most well-preserved sacrificial building in China, Temple of Heaven attracts lots of visitors every day. It was the place where the emperors in Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests. Since its completion in 1420 until to Qing Dynasty, there are 22 emperors held 654 sacrifices here in the 500 years. Covering an area of 273 hectares, it is four times larger than the Forbidden City, is the largest altar in the famous four altars in Beijing including the Temple of Earth, the Temple of Sun and the Temple of Moon. Temple of Heaven is divided into two parts as well as the Forbidden City separated by a circle wall, including the Outer Altar and Inner Altar, and the main buildings are in Inner Altar, on the north-south axis. One of the most interesting place in it is the Echo Wall is 3.72 meters high, 61.5 meters in diameter and 193 meters in circumference. If a person whispers close to the wall in any point, his voice can be heard distinctly in any other point along the wall.

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Beijing Center Spots

Situated at Jinbao Street, Regent Hotel Beijing is welcomed among foreign tourists, offers the comfortable service and environment and also the easy transportation to the most famous spots and places in Beijing. And it is close to the two landmarks of Beijing – Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City.

Tiananmen SquareOccupying an area of 14 hectares, Tiananmen Square is big enough to hold half a million people at same time, and measuring 865 meters north to south, and 500 and 370 meters east to west on the northern and southern ends respectively, but it is famous as the largest public city center square and the surroundings.  It was named after the Tiananmen (literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) which stands on its north side, separating it from the Forbidden City. As the happening place of several key events in Chinese history, it has iconic significance as a cultural symbol. Now, it still is the gathering place for some magnificent festivals, and also the place holding the flag-raising and flag-lowing ceremonies in everyday. Along the west side of the Square is the Great Hall of the People. Along the east side is the National Museum of China; along west side is the Great Hall of the People, and separated by the Changan Avenue which is used for parades, lies between the Tiananmen and the Square, the Forbidden City sits its north.

Forbidden CityNext to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City is one of the symbols of Beijing. Covering an area of 720,000 square meters, Forbidden City owns almost 10,000 rooms generally, is home to 24 emperors from Ming Dynasty to Qing Dynasty since the third emperor of Ming Dynasty had moved capital from Nanjing to Beijing. Now, Forbidden City is famous for the best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest palatial structure in the world, attracts amounts of tourists from home and abroad to visit it. Divided into Outer Court and Inner Court, it has definitely functions, the Outer Court is used for working and Inner Court is used for living for the family members of emperors. Different with the old functions, Forbidden City is the scenic spot in Beijing, and also known as the Palace Museum, collecting the treasures of royal China and displaying them to visitors.

Related Routes:

1 Day Tour: Badaling Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City from US$ 54/pax

1 Day Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace from US$ 52/pax

2 Days Beijing Tour Package A (without hotel) from US$ 91/pax

3 Days Beijing Tour Package A (with hotel) from US$ 227/pax

 

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Where to Visit near Regent Hotel

Jinbao Shopping CenterRegent Hotel Beijing, located at Jinbao Street, Dongcheng District, offers comfortable living environment and well-reputed service, is first choice in Jinbao Street.

Beijing Jinbao Street lies at the north of Changan Street and sits at the east of Forbidden City, starts at Wangfujing business circle and ends at Jinguomen. The More important thing is Jinboa Street connects the Wangfujing core business area to CBD, and makes a times road for times. Jinbao Street is the panel point of Wangfujing, CBD, embassy area and Jianguomen business area, making the Beijing business circle more complete and giving ancient imperial city new blood. In Feb. 2009, Jinbao Street is flourishing, because the luxury Gucci set its 8th store in Jinbao Place Shopping Center which is a paradise of luxuries. With the entrance of many international luxurious brands, Jinbao Place Shopping Center becomes the world-level top business facility, focuses on the pure top-level consume circle and conforms to the development progress of Beijing as the world-level core city, brings the whole Wangfujing business circle to a higher history peak. At the Jinbao Street of 730 meters, you will see many luxurious car exhibition halls including graceful Rolls-Royce, dynamic Ferrari, elegant Maserati, enthusiastic Lamborghini, luxurious Bugatti, gentle Aston Martin, etc. All these things show the luxury and outstanding of Jinbao Street as the world-level business street in China. It is must a sight banquet in Beijing tour!

Sits at center of Beijing, Regent Hotel Beijing is surrounded by many hutongs and lanes. Shijia Hutong, lies near Regent Hotel Beijing, named after a rich family local. Starts from Nanxiaojie in east to Dongsi South Street in west, Shijia Hutong is managed by Chaoyangmen Street Office, featured with strong cultural art smells which is not only from Shijia Primary School, the old artists add the strength of culture to the ordinary Hutong living in the dormitories of the People Art Theater. The Shijia Hutong is an old and famous hutong with beautiful environment and elegant smell. The dormitories of Beijing People Art Theater are located in the 56 of Shijia Hutong, is a cultured Sihe Yard originally with many cherryapple trees. Walking in it, you would like this special Beijing hutong tour.

Besides these famous attractions, Beijing gathers its essences to these ordinary hutongs, maybe some are rebuilt to be wide street, but still keeps its old atmosphere.

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Chairman Mao Memorial Hall

Chairman Mao Memorial Hall

If you want to visit Beijing in your next holiday, it will become your ideal choice that you pick. The hotel is one of the most important things that you must prepare before the vacation. One the most famous and ideal hotel for you is Regent Hotel Beijing. Regent Hotel Beijing which provides 500 luxurious guests rooms is located in a prime position within walking distance of the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Wangfujing shopping district. To reach those Beijing’s famous attractions, guests of Regent Hotel Beijing only need 10 minutes. One of the interesting attractions that Regent Hotel Beijing’s guests will visit on their holiday is Mao Memorial Hall. This Memorial Hall is attracts not only the local people but also the foreigners from all around the world.

First, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall is located in south Tiananmen Square. It will be the good choice to visit this memorial hall if you want to visit Forbidden City too. This Memorial Hall is the final resting place of Mao Zedong, the chairman of the Communist Party in China. Completed in May 1977, it is just 8 months after the death of Mao Zedong (1893-1976). After his death, the body was embalmed and construction of a mausoleum began. As with most mausoleums, strict rules are enforced for visitors which include no talking, no smoking, no shorts or miniskirts. Mao Memorial Hall which located close to Regent Hotel Beijing is the must place to visit if you come to Beijing. The visitors include Regent Hotel Beijing guests will experience the unique and magical experience to directly see the Chairman Mao’s body embalmed.

Chairman Mao’s Memorial Hall is 260 meters long and 220 meters wide with the total area of 57,000 square meters. The main body is 105.5 meters long and 33.6 meters tall. The Memorial Hall visitors include guests of Regent Hotel Beijing are allowed to enter the hall, but forbid to take pictures or video inside the hall. Visitors also don’t allow bring their bags and slippers inside. The memorial hall will keep opening to the public with free entrance ticket. The mausoleum is open from 9:00am to 3:00pm to both Chinese and foreign tourists.

If guests of Regent Hotel Beijing visit Tiananmen Square, they also can visit other attractions near that area including, Beijing National Museum, Monument to the People Heroes, Great Hall of People and others. The strategic location of Regent Hotel Beijing is make the visitors more enjoy the holiday. Welcome to Regent Hotel Beijing!!

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Regent Hotel Beijing

Regent Hotel Beijing

The five-star Regent Hotel Beijing provides 500 luxurious guests rooms and is located in a prime position within walking distance of the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Wangfujing shopping district. From the hotel is only 10 minutes walking to reach those famous tourist attractions. Regent Hotel Beijing offer to you the best location and convenient transportation during your holiday. Regent Hotel Beijing rooms separate with many different types of rooms include deluxe room, premium room, executive room, presidential suite, imperial suite and others. Each room is spacious and boasts modern features and stylish amenities for example, flat screen TV, DVD player, wi-fi internet access, coffee tea makers, daily newspaper, and others. All room types are with Forbidden City View or Hutong View.

Regent Hotel Beijing is also offer lots of hotel facilities such as, indoor swimming pool, some restaurants, fitness center, jacuzzi, sauna, 24 hours front desk, hair salon, coffee shop, bar, laundry services and other hotel facilities. The hotel guests can also relax in the Jacuzzi, or spa at Serenity Spa offers a wide range of care and treatment for your soothing. Regent Hotel Beijing also provides the tour desk, to help the tourist or guests who want travel around in Beijing. The staffs will help you to arrange your trip.

The Regent Hotel Beijing offers the choice of five restaurants. You enjoy the use of Western food, delicious Italian and Cantonese specialties, and a variety of barbecue. Located in the three-story lobby, Crescent Lounge offers a spot for morning coffee, afternoon tea, or evening cocktails. Other dining options include a restaurant serving a-la-carte and buffet-style meals, a steakhouse, and a Cantonese restaurant. 24-hour room service is also available. Meeting and event facilities at Regent Hotel Beijing include a ballroom and conference rooms totaling over 11,000 square feet of space. A business center is available, and wireless high-speed Internet access is offered throughout the hotel. Regent Hotel Beijing is an ideal place for you and never makes you disappointed when you stay in the hotel.

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Wangfujing Catholic Church

Wangfujing Catholic ChurchWangfujing Catholic Church is located at Wangfujing Street, and close to Regent Hotel Beijing. Regent Hotel Beijing, a 5-star hotel, is situated at Jinbao Street of Dongcheng District. Wangfujing Catholic Church is one of the Beijing four catholic churches, established by two missionaries come from Italy and Portugal.

Covering an area of 10,000 square meters, Wangfujing Catholic Church is key cultural relic of protection unit of Dongcheng District. Living in Regent Hotel Beijing, you will have good chance to visit Wangfujing Catholic Church which is the most famous church. With the reformation of Wangfujing Street, the real face of Wangfujing Catholic Church was discovered. Of course, it attracts many people including guests in Regent Hotel Beijing.

Grey European pinnacle architecture gives mystery because of its long history. The new square of Wangfujing Church has strong human colors surrounded by trees. Under the background relieves against surroundings, Wangfujing Church becomes a scenic spot in Wangfujing Street. Tourists including guests in Regent Hotel Beijing can have a rest on the seats which are set both sides of square in the front Wangfujing Church. In the south of Wangfujing Church, there is grassland that covers an area of 1000 square meters will complete in recent times. It will be a garden with flower, tree and other plats. Because it plants rose in a majority, it has a good name-Rose Garden. A manmade spring flows from Rose Garden and flows along with the south of square. The whole Wangfujing Church near Regent Hotel Beijing is higher than ground, which shows its difference. According to people, the Wangfujing Church was designed according to western Christianity church, so it has a grape cellar underground of Rose Garden.

If you have free time in Regent Hotel Beijing, you can walk to Wangfujing Street to enjoy this typical European construction. Living in Regent Hotel Beijing, you would feel the same feelings at home.

 

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Luxurious Jinbao Street

Jinbao Street

Beijing Jinbao Street near Regent Hotel Beijing lies at the north of Changan Street and sits at the east of Forbidden City. Jinbao Street starts at Wangfujing business circle and ends at Jinguomen. The More important is Jinboa Street connects the Wangfujing core business area to CBD, and makes a times road for times. Jinbao Street is the panel point of Wangfujing, CBD, embassy area and Jianguomen business area, making the Beijing business circle more complete and giving ancient imperial city new blood. Tourists most come from Regent Hotel Beijing are attracted by its luxury. If you live in Regent Hotel Beijing, you visit this famous street conveniently. Tourists including guests in Regent Hotel Beijing will travel around these shopping areas of Beijing.

Covering an area of 630,000 square meters, Jinbao Street near Regent Hotel Beijing includes four luxurious hotels, four office buildings and many top-level apartment service hotels. At the Jinbao Street of 730 meters, you will see many luxurious car exhibition halls including graceful Rolls-Royce, dynamic Ferrari, elegant Maserati, enthusiastic Lamborghini, luxurious Bugatti, gentle Aston Martin, etc. All these things show the luxury and outstanding of Jinbao Street as the world-level business street near Regent Hotel Beijing even in China. If you are a car lover and live in Regent Hotel Beijing, you must sizes the chance to visit all the luxurious cars in exhibition halls.

Jinbao Place Shopping Center is another luxurious mark of Jinbao Street. As a top-level shopping center, Jinbao Place Shopping Center sits at the heart of Jinbao Street and surrounded by many luxurious hotels. The pure but article appearance combined with the elegant inner space, Jinbao Place Shopping Center expresses its luxurious providentially, and it is also an ideal choice for tourists including Regent Hotel Beijing.

 

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Beijing Capital Theater

Capital Theater

Regent Hotel Beijing, a 5-star hotel, is located on the Golden Street of Dongcheng District. Regent Hotel Beijing is surrounded by many famous scenic spots, buildings and interesting places. Living in Regent Hotel Beijing, tourists can get any scenic spot easily.

Capital Theater sits at flouring Wangfujing Street and close to Regent Hotel Beijing. It is convenient tourists in Regent Hotel Beijing in distance. It is a professional theater which belongs to Beijing People’s Art Theater. Capital Theater is the first theater to playing drama and used to perform large performance, Opera and movie at same time. Capital Theater was built by Lin Leyi in 1954.

It takes example by the architectural style of Europe and Russia and shows the perfect combination of oriental and western architectural art. Living in Regent Hotel Beijing, you can also enjoy the performances in Capital Theater and perfect architectural style. It gives tourists in Regent Hotel Beijing feeling of solemn and elegance. According to its build time, the style is without exception. In theater, it has strong feelings of Central Asia style in Tashigan Theater. The plane and external form of Capital Theater are similar to Tashigan Theater, but it shows the traditional characters of China in architecture and decoration. The symmetrical and solemn modern build has strong Chinese architectural style.

Capital Theater is the closest theater to Regent Hotel Beijing. Capital Theater covers an area of 0.75 hectare and 15,000 in building area. It plat distribution is complete and main parts are distributed in axile wire. The central of front hall is a square hall and space for clothes, toilet and stair are in both sides. The second floor is circle lounge and third floor has banquet of music hall. Audience hall is rectangle with 24m in width, 26m in length and 12.5m in height. It has 1320 seats for audiences totally, among which there are 900 stalls and 402 floor seats. The tiring-room and waiting-place are behind of stage. There is a spacious rehearse room in backstage. The VIP room is on the side of stage with independent passageway and different with audiences.

Besides Capital Theater, there are many famous attractions around Regent Hotel Beijing such as Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Wangfujing Shopping area, etc. Tourists live in Regent Hotel Beijing can visit all of these attractions of Beijing easily.

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National Museum

National Museum

The high temperature does not reduce the enthusiasm of Beijing tours. Regent Hotel Beijing is a very popular hotel among foreign tourists. As a 5 star luxury hotel, every guest room of Regent Hotel Beijing is equipped with advanced facilities. So during the busy travel season, Regent Hotel Beijing is full of guests every day.

Located in the city center, Regent Hotel Beijing enjoys very good surroundings, so being a guest of Regent Hotel Beijing you will have a lot of good places to visit and things to do. National Museum of China is located in the east of Tiananmen Square south of east Changan Street. It is a comprehensive museum which shows the Chinese cultural history systematically. The National Museum was reconstructed from March 2007 to the end of 2010 which cost 2.5 billion yuan. And it was reopen on March 1st 2011 with the total area of 191,900 square meters equipped with the most advanced facilities in the world.

National Museum is the academic issue and research institution with the collection of ancient, modern cultural history of science and information. It is very popular among tourists of Regent Hotel Beijing. There are 620,000 cultural relics and a professional conservation, restoration team and world-class equipment in Beijing National Museum. The basic display in Beijing National Museum is about the history of China. Through the organization of the historical, archaeological, cultural and other aspects of a variety of topics on display, as well as temporary exhibitions, permanent exhibitions and donations international exchange exhibitions and other forms of exhibitions, it shows to the public of the long history and culture of China. By a high level of history, archeology, heritage science, National Museum constantly enrich and deepen the public understanding and awareness of history and culture and museum career. Living in Regent Hotel Beijing and visiting National Museum, you will learn more about China.

With the comprehensive display, Beijing National Museum shows the brilliant Chinese culture to the whole world. For tourists of Regent Hotel Beijing, if you are interested in Chinese culture you should not miss the chance to visit Beijing National Museum during your Beijing travel.

Easy online booking service offered by Regent Hotel Beijing every day. With the comfortable environment and high quality of service, Regent Hotel Beijing is an ideal hotel to live in during your tour of Beijing.

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Beautiful Zhongshan Park

Zhongshan ParkIf you want to travel in Beijing, you must choose a suited hotel first. A convenient and comfortable hotel can make your travel much easier. The Regent Hotel Beijing is a best choice if you want to know about Beijing ancient culture. Living in the Regent Hotel Beijing, you will feel the ancient atmosphere of courtyard. Around the Regent Hotel Beijing, there are many famous places to visit. Zhongshan Park near the Regent Hotel Beijing is one of them. Living in the Regent Hotel Beijing, you can enjoy beautiful scenery in Zhongshan Park. 

Zhongshan Park Beijing is in the west of Tiananmen, it has 22.5 hectares. It is good for visitors in the Regent Hotel Beijing. The Zhongshan Park Beijing was the Xingguo Temple in Liao, Jin, renamed as Wanshouxingguo Temple in Yuan. In 1421, when Mingchengzu built places of Beijing, he rebuilt it to Sheji Forum. The Zhongshan Park Beijing was the place to sacrifice in Ming, Qing dynasty. The Zhongshan Park Beijing near the Regent Hotel Beijing was turned into the Central Park in 1914. The body of Mr. Sun was placed here, in order to commemorate Sun, some patriotic people renamed it as Zhongshan Park.

The bronze statue of Mr. Sun was placed at the door of Zhongshan Park Beijing ceremoniously at the end of 1993. The height of bronze statue is about 3meters, and his grave looks, deep vision make command respect. The bronze statue was carved by famous sculptor-Professor Zhushao Zeng and gave as a present by two institutes. The day of unveiled the bronze statue ceremony, the government representative of Canada and somebody attended the ceremony and made address: The name of Mr. Sun to be with the name of Chinese nation; The bronze statue of Mr. Sun to be with Chinese of Vancouver; The thought of Mr. Sun to be with the peace and progress all of world. The Zhongshan Park Beijing near the Regent Hotel Beijing is the epitome of Chinese country, the fruit of Chinese culture.

 You are lucky in the Regent Hotel Beijing, because you can visit Zhongshan Park easily. Around the Regent Hotel Beijing, several parks like Zhongshan Park. Not only you can enjoy the beautiful scenery in different parks, but also can you know about sihe yard culture in the Regent Hotel Beijing.

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