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Thing to do:
 - wall at mutinyahu
 - Ming vase company (or silk or other companies...)
-summer palace
-forbidden city
-tain'anmen square
-silk/pearl/ yaxiu antique markets
-Panda zoo
-Drum tower, nightly acrobatic shows,
Kong fu show,
Back lake,
Hutong area?
-Olympic park (birds nest, cube) ,
-Chairman Mao?

Only place to eat:
dinis restaurant -( chabad)
(www.kosherbeijing.com)

Places to stay;
St Regis (downtown chabad) with bowling! And Massage across the street .
Westin (chaoyang)-near chabad,
Rosemary
Shrangila, trade west town

Get around:
-car service +8613051258776
(They are unofficial but good service and prices.)
-yellowcar John <johnyellowcar@hotmail.com>
( The price will be around 1000 rmb for everything (gas,toll,parking) except ticket and food.
reocmmendtions from : www.tripadvisor.com  )

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #225 on: December 04, 2016, 04:07:20 AM »
It depends on the time of year. Now it will be dark around 5:30p so that's not enough time. The imperial Palace is probably closed as well, but Tiananmen Square could be open (there's security so you can't just walk in). Maybe the markets are open? Honestly that not the best time of day to visit. Keep in mind the traffic is insane especially at rush hour. Your return trip to the airport should be quite traffic free though.

Ye. realized that it ain't the best time of day. We're traveling thru in early Jan....but that's the routing we have on air china, so we're kinda stuck with this anyway....i guess we'll just check out the markets and go to dini's for food

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #226 on: December 04, 2016, 10:14:00 AM »
Ye. realized that it ain't the best time of day. We're traveling thru in early Jan....but that's the routing we have on air china, so we're kinda stuck with this anyway....i guess we'll just check out the markets and go to dini's for food
That's probably your best bet. Also be prepared for really long customs lines with no J/F priority lines for customs when leaving PEK on CA.

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #227 on: January 06, 2017, 12:22:45 AM »
Loosely related... Has anyone dealt with this before? http://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/2017/01/05/air-china-ticket-problems/

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #228 on: January 06, 2017, 12:26:02 AM »
Loosely related... Has anyone dealt with this before? http://liveandletsfly.boardingarea.com/2017/01/05/air-china-ticket-problems/
I booked and successfully flew on Air China via Aeroplan last January. No issues.

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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #229 on: January 19, 2017, 12:26:54 PM »
Anyone planning on going to PEK in the next few weeks?
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Re: Beijing Master Thread
« Reply #230 on: January 19, 2017, 12:46:34 PM »
Anyone planning on going to PEK in the next few weeks?
I was there almost a year ago exactly, but don't have plans to be there this year. Why?

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