Beijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylife
Beijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylife Beijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylifeBeijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylifeBeijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylifeBeijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylifeBeijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylifeBeijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylife
Beijing Central Axis City Walk : to explore the old and the new citylife

Duration:1 DAY

Tour Type:City Hiking Tour

Best Time to Go:Spring & Autumn


Highlights:Beijing Central Axis

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Whenever people start to talk about Beijing, traditions, history, are always the prior topic. In the meanwhile, the city has expanded one of the largest cities in the world and has very diversified lifestyle of east and west, old and modern, imperial and folk.

And the Central Axis is great access for you to understand the complexity, diversity and richness of the city of Beijing.

Beijing Central Axis refers to the axis of symmetry of the east-west buildings in Beijing, also called the Dragon Vein. It is the first choice for people who would like to learn about the local history and culture authentically and deeply.

The central axis of the old Beijing city starts from Yongdingmen (Permanent Stability Gate) in the south and ends at the Bell Tower square. The total City walking or hiking(if you prefer) distance is about 17km/11miles. We will visit much of Beijing's iconic attractions on the way: Qianmen Avenue, Beijing Fun, Tiananmen Square, The city moat of the Forbidden City, Hutong area, Jingshan Park, Shichahai, Drum Tower and the Bell tower.

In addition to this, we set 2 drink stops on the way, Beijing flagship store of Starbuck and Local draft beer as after drink.

Specific Itinerary

9:00 Greet your local and knowledgeable guide at Exit A, Yongdingmenwai subway Station to commence your city walking with Central Axis.

You start walking to Qianmen, exploring Beijing Fun, the New Chinese lifestyle area. You can c(Beijing flagship store, square. On your own expense), and visit Wework Beijing.

10:30 You pass through some unique Hutongs and old Legation Quarter, and head to The city moat of the Forbidden City, or we take detour to explore around the old diplomatic area of Dongjiaominxiang, then head back to the city moat to go Jiaolou Restaurant to have lunch here.

13:00 After lunch, you walking up to the hill in Jingshan Park, there is the best point to overlook the Forbidden of City.

15:00 Keep walking to Shichahai where you can through some famous or hidden Hutongs. It will show you an ancient city.

17:30, Finally, you will go to the end of the Central Axis – the bell tower square. Our guide will take you to a secret draft bar (on your own expense) if you would like to go, or give you some recommendation according to your interest.