Forbidden City in Beijing, China
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Cruisereise fra Beijing (Tianjin), China

One day isn’t enough to experience the best of Beijing, a beautiful ancient city that beckons with wonders. Make sure you pencil in plenty of time to experience the endless marvels that await ahead of your cruise from Beijing. About an hour and a half away from the city you’ll find the iconic Great Wall of China, a must-visit destination while you’re in the area — it’s one of the Seven Wonders of the World, after all. To score awe-inspiring views, climb to the top of Widow’s Peak, the highest point in this portion of the wall. For more rich history, head to the grand Forbidden City complex, which served as the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. There you can join an unforgettable tour back in time led by an expert guide. And unwind as you stroll through the peaceful Imperial Garden, located behind the aptly named Palace of Earthly Tranquility.
Nasjonalt språk Mandarin
Valuta som godtas Renminbi (CNY)

Things To Do in Beijing (Tianjin)

View of the Eye of Tianjin in Beijing, China

Open Your Eyes

View of the Eye of Tianjin in Beijing, China

View of the Eye of Tianjin in Beijing, China

Open Your Eyes

With panoramic views of the city, there's no question as to why the Tianjin Eye is the city's number one attraction. Grab your camera and step onto the Ferris Wheel on Yongle Bridge along the Haihe River. On a clear, sunny day, you can see for miles.

Lantern colorful pavilions in an old colonist city called Tianjin in Beijing China

Ride Back in Time

Lantern colorful pavilions in an old colonist city called Tianjin in Beijing China

Lantern colorful pavilions in an old colonist city called Tianjin in Beijing China

Ride Back in Time

Wu Da Dao, or the Five Great Avenues, is a history buff's dream. Board a horse-drawn cart and transport yourself back into time to see how colonists lived in Tianjin. Home to historical villas from the last two centuries, the Five Great Avenues is a section of the city begging to be explored.

China's largest Catholic Church inspired by Roman and French architecture
China's largest Catholic Church inspired by Roman and French architecture

Cultures Collide

A product of the golden age and northern China's largest Catholic church, the XiKai Church was built in 1916 and is still in use today. Visit the church to admire the Roman- and French-inspired architecture, or catch a service in English or Chinese during your Beijing cruise.

Xiao Long Bao Steamed Buns Cuisine in Beijing, China
Xiao Long Bao Steamed Buns Cuisine in Beijing, China

Local Cuisine

Follow your nose to Tianjin Goubuli for a goubuli steamed stuffed bun — the mouth-watering snack is stuffed with chicken and accompanied by sesame oil, soy sauce and ginger. Or, if you're looking for something sweeter, sink your teeth into a ma hau, a fried dough twist deep-fried in peanut oil and stuffed with bean paste.

Shopping through asian markets in Beijing, China
Shopping through asian markets in Beijing, China

Shopping

Wander to the Tianjin Shenyangdao Antique Market to test out your haggling skills during your Beijing cruise. You'll find jade jewelry, porcelain items and copper handicrafts. Afterwards, find your way to Ancient Culture Street for silks, animal-shaped Weiji kites and Niren Zhang, the painted clay figurines that are traditional to the Tianjin area.

Innsidetips
Innsidetips
1 Make sure you have your passport with you when changing money — you won't be able to without it.
2 If you're planning on taking a taxi anywhere, have your destination written in Chinese to make things easier in case your driver doesn't speak English.

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