Tiananmen Square – Symbol of China

Tiananmen SquareMutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square Day Tour from US$ 63/pax
Badaling Great Wall, Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City Day Tour from US$ 54/pax
Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven & Summer Palace Day Tour from US$ 52/pax
1 Day Bus Tour: Badaling Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square for US$ 40/pax

Courtyard 7 Beijing is one unique and comfortable hotel which located not far from Tiananmen Square. Tiananmen Square has known as the largest public square in the world. With a total area of 440,000 square meters, this big square can hold one million people at the same time.  It is 880 meters from north to south, and 500 meters from east to west, and at past it was used as the forbidden area during Ming and Qing Dynasties. It means that no one allowed enter or leave the area without emperor’s permission.

The Square was opened to public in 1911. Over several hundred years, in front of the Tiananmen, many democracy meetings and demonstrations were held. Located not far from Forbidden City, today Tiananmen Square has also become one of the must visit attractions in Beijing. Around the Square, there also has another interesting historical site such as, Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, Monument to the People’s Heroes and others.

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1 Day Tour: Forbidden City, Hutong

1 Day Tour: Forbidden City, HutongCourtyard 7 Beijing is one hotel that located close to Hutong Beijing area. If you want visit Hutong and Forbidden City, here we offer the tour line that suitable for you. If you interest, get the online reservation in our website. In this one day tour, first tour guide will pick you up at the hotel and transfer to Tiananmen Square which is the largest public square in the world. In the same time, the Square can hold in total one million people. After let the visitors have sightseeing around the Square transfer to Forbidden City that located not far from the Square.

Forbidden City was used to be the living and offices area for emperor in Ming and Qing Dynasties. Tourists can know better about China’s history and old ancient architecture of imperial palace during the tour. Forbidden City is also known as the best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world. After that, we will have lunch and go to Hutong. Tourists will able taking the rickshaw and explore Hutong old courtyard Beijing. Know how exactly the culture and lifestyle of local people in Beijing. After explore Hutong, tour guide will bring you back hotel and the tour end!

Here, we also offer one day Hutong tour that might more suitable for you:
1 Day Hutong Tour (Rickshaw Tour) from US$ 57/pax
1 Day Tour: Hutong, Lama Temple, Olympic Stadiums from US$ 54/pax
2 Days Beijing Tour Package C (without hotel) from US$ 94/pax

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Forbidden City, the Imperial Palace in Ming and Qing Dynaties

Forbidden City1 Day Bus Tour: Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace for US$ 30/pax
1 Day Bus Tour: Badaling Great Wall, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square for US$ 40/pax
2 Day Beijing Tour Package – Bus Tour B (without hotel) for US$ 60/pax
3 Day Beijing Tour Package – Bus Tour A (without hotel) for US$ 85/pax

Courtyard 7 Beijing is one of the strategic hotels that located not far from Forbidden City. It was used to be the living and offices area for the emperors in Ming and Qing Dynasties. 24 emperors, 14 of the Ming and 10 of the Qing, ruled the country from here over a span of nearly 500 years. It was listed by the UNESC0 as a world cultural heritage site in 1987 and also known as the largest wooden cluster in existence in the world today.

Forbidden City was separated become two parts, the Inner Court and the Outer Court. The Inner Court or also called Back Palace was the living area for the emperor and family. And the Outer Court was the offices area and also become the place that held lots of important events in Ming and Qing Dynasties. Now, Forbidden City is become one of the most attractive tourists attractions in Beijing.

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1 Day Tour: Hutong, Lama Temple, Olympic Stadiums

Courtyard 7 Beijing that located close to many interesting attractions in Beijing for example, Lama Temple, Forbidden City, Wangfujing Shopping Area, Confucius Temple, Hutong Bar street and others is one of the strategic hotel that attracts lot of tourists. One interesting attraction that interesting to visit is Lama Temple. Here one of Lama Temple tour that you can choose:

Lama Temple1 Day Tour: Hutong, Lama Temple, Olympic Stadiums

Price From: US$ 54( 340 CNY )

Departure: Daily
Tour Duration: about 8 hours
Pick-up place and time: Your Downtown Hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am
Finishing place and time: Your Downtown Hotel around 6:00pm
Payment Method: Cash, Credit Cards, Wire, Western Union
Tour Guide Language: English, other language speaking guide (French, Japanese, Spanish etc.) is available, if need, please contact us!
Feature: 1 Day private tour covers the historic Hutong area on rickshaw bicycle, ride to the residences via many narrow streets, Lama Temple, Olympic Stadium, Confucius Temple and Beijing Zoo with private tour guide accompanied.

 Here one of our customer’s reviews for this tour:

Amazing experience in tour Beijing! Hutong in Beijing travel is so fantastic. Lama temple, an ancient architecture, were not so crowded and you could still find a spot to take beautiful pictures. And Olympic Stadiums are also magnificent attractions. I love the whole day Beijing travel with tour guide Tracy. She is a professional tour guide and told us interesting stories about tour. Thanks.

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Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar StreetIf you want visit Beijing on your holiday and experience more traditional life of Chinese and know better their life style, Courtyard 7 Beijing will be your ideal place to stay. Courtyard 7 Beijing is located in Dongcheng District, located close to Beijing’s famous attractions for example, Lama Temple, Houhai Bar Street, Nanluoguxiang, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and other attractions around. Courtyard 7 Beijing features Chinese traditional style rooms with antique furnishings. If you stay here, then you will able to visit those attractions easily. One favorite attraction for guests of Courtyard 7 Beijing is Houhai Bar Street.

With location that not far from Courtyard 7 Beijing, the guests will able to visit this place to spent their spare time when coming to Beijing. Houhai Bar Street is the favorite place that attracts lot of local people and foreign tourists to hanging out and spent the time together with friends or family. Along the street, there full with bars, cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops and others. Almost in every cafe provides life music. Lot people will enjoy the atmosphere and music there. It is a very worth place to visit at night. Visitors are also able to enjoy the beauty view of the lake beside.

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Nan Luo Gu Xiang

Nan Luo Gu XiangCourtyard 7 Beijing is located in Dongcheng District, close to some tourist attraction for example Wangfujing Street, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Nan luo gu xiang, Bell and Drum Tower and other attractions. One of the interesting places you should visit when you stay in Courtyard 7 Beijing is Nan Luo Gu Xiang. Nan Luo Gu Xiang north entrance is about 500 meters east of the Drum Tower on Gulou East Street.

Nan Luo Gu Xiang is a little street over 1 kilometer long is offers with cafes, bars, restaurants, and shops selling traditional crafts and souvenirs. Nan Luo Gu Xiang is one of the oldest hutongs in Beijing, if you want to visit there, Courtyard 7 Beijing will offers you the very convenient way to go there. Nan Luo Gu Xiang has history more than 700 years has been one of the capital’s 25 cultural and historical protection areas since 1990.  It is one of the best preserved areas in downtown Beijing, with more than 30 hip cafes, restaurants, clothing and handicraft shops, attracting many foreign and local youths. The visitors should take some pictures with the beautiful and unique architecture of the street. Courtyard 7 Beijing offers the very close and convenient location for the guests to visit Nan Luo Gu Xiang. Courtyard 7 Beijing will never disappointed you with their service and make your holiday more colorful.


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Courtyard 7 Beijing

Courtyard 7 BeijingCourtyard 7 Beijing is located in Dongcheng District, also closed to Wangfujing Street only 3 kilometers from hotel, Forbidden City, and Bell and Drum Towers, also nearby the Lama Temple and Olympic Park. Set in a Beijing’s 300-year old courtyard style, Courtyard 7 Beijing features Chinese traditional style rooms with antique furnishings. Located in the Nan luo gu Xiang Area, it offers free internet access. The hotel has English and Japanese speaking staffs.

Featuring designed views of the Chinese style of courtyard and garden, guestrooms also designed with wooden furniture. Courtyard 7 Beijing in the each room also offer free mineral water, coffee or tea bags, and a TV with cable channels. Courtyard 7 Beijing offers the laundry service and dry cleaning. The guests also can ask the staffs to help them arrange some trip around Beijing and car hire arrangements. Courtyard 7 Beijing also has restaurants with Chinese and Western cuisine. Courtyard 7 Beijing offers a chargeable shuttle service to Beijing Capital International Airport, 22 km away, also offer a chargeable shuttle service to Beijing West Railway Station, 8 km away. For you like to feel the old China style of the hotel, with antique furnishings, Courtyard 7 Beijing is the best hotel for you to stay.

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Former Residence of Song Qingling

Beijing Shichahai area is one of the famous places for tourists in Beijing. For tourists in Courtyard 7 Hotel Beijing in this area, it is a must to have a visit. There are many famous scenic spots in this area such as the Prince Gong Mansion, Yinding Bridge and Song Qingling Former Residence.

Song Qingling Former ResidenceSong Qingling Former Residence is a worth visiting place for tourists in Courtyard 7 Hotel Beijing. You only take less than ten minutes can get there by car. Since this area has beautiful old Beijing characters, you can walk there to enjoy the beauty on the way. If you like to experience the old Beijing life, just choose the Courtyard 7 Hotel Beijing to stay.

Song Qingling Former Residence with winding corridor, water side hall, pavilion, lake, stone and verdant trees is an elegant, quiet and exquisite courtyard. The residence covers more than 20000 square meters and has almost 5000 square meters construction area. The residence was the mansion garden of Puyi’s father. The main architectures there remain the original layout and characters there. Some of them also combine western cottage characters. Guests from Courtyard 7 Hotel Beijing said they have deep impression to the residence.

Living in Courtyard 7 Hotel Beijing, you can fully enjoy yourself in Shichahai area at night. Courtyard 7 Hotel Beijing welcomes to your reservation.


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Beijing Drum Tower

There are many places of interest around Courtyard 7. Beijing Drum Tower is one of them. Beijing Drum Beijing Drum TowerTower, which is the time inquiry service in the ancient time, is in north of Dianmenwai Street on the axle wire and close to Courtyard 7. The Beijing Drum Tower Street near Courtyard 7 was the oldest commercial area in Beijing . According to the construction principle at that time, the Beijing Drum Tower Street which is in the right astern of imperial city is one of the most important parts since the capital of Yuan dynasty has set up. The both sides of the Beijing Drum Tower were crowded with merchants and people. In the lane, there are many courtyards of  influential official and simple but elegant houses of ordinary people.

After the protective repairment of the Beijing Drum Tower Street around Courtyard 7, many old and famous shops were attracted to here by its reputation and 242 shops enter and garrison successively. The shops stand shoulder to shoulder and attract many tourist. The lively scenery irradiates elegant demeanour of the old city.

The Beijing Drum Tower near Courtyard 7 open at 9 o’clock am and end at half four pm every day. The price of entrance ticket is 10.The Drum Tower is on the stop of subway 2, so it is very convenient to get there.

Beijing Drum Tower and Courtyard 7 are waiting for you.

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Courtyard 7

Courtyard 7, located in the area of Nan Luo Gu Lane, is close to Houhai BCourtyard 7ars Street, and Wangfujing business area. Courtyard 7 Beijing has convenient transportation , 3kms from Tiananmen Square, 25kms from Beijing Capital International Airport. From Qing dynasty, the history of Courtyard 7 was connected with some historical celebrities. The late Qing dynasty, the Empress Dowager Cixi bestowed this courtyard on one of her minister, who was of the fourth rank.

Courtyard 7 owns standard room, special room, deluxe room, suite, superior room with complete facilities such as telephone, TV, internet, water heater, etc. There is carving bed, arhat bed, and some antique furniture in these bright and elegant rooms. The special featured restaurant of Courtyard 7 provides new modern French dishes and Chinese dishes. Seating in Courtyard 7, you will feel the atmosphere of Chinese and Western culture. Courtyard 7, you can not only taste the delicious food, but also can enjoy the mood of pure land in such a busy city. Courtyard 7 also sets complete housekeeping, you can enjoy your life in it trustingly.

Living in Courtyard 7, you will taste the life temperament and interest of old Beijing. Courtyard 7is a good place for travelling in Beijing and looking for history.

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