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Experiencing Beijing

Experiencing Beijing

Beijingers are hospitable

China is well renowned for its rites and etiquettes, and as the ancient saying goes, “it is such a delight to have friends coming from afar”. Over the years, Beijing has inherit this excellent tradition giving a friendly, warm invitation of the “Welcome to Beijing” to people all over the world. Beijingers value etiquettes and feelings and always lend a warm hand to foreign friends in need and care for you and help you as if you were their family member.

In Beijing, everyone seems as if they were family members due to their value etiquettes and feelings of needing and caring for everyone around him or her. They are always willing to lend a helping hand to foreign friends who are unfamiliar about Beijing. Especially, after 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the spirit of Olympic volunteers has taken root here and is spread to become a common practice. After the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the spirit of Olympic volunteers has greatly been enhanced and spreads throughout the continent as a common practice.

The king demeanor of five dynasties and the capital style of the country have been integrated into the bloods of the Beijing people. The polished personality of Beijingers helps to cultivate generous attitudes and eases their style of behavior as well as giving a warm, friendly and merciful positive attitude.

Beijing has a safe, convenient, healthy and comfortable study environment

Beijing boasts good public security and low crime rates.The convenience of transportation by bus and train extends in all directions and the fares are at low costs. Communications are fast and convenient as the Internet is widely popular and international direct-dial telephones are able to reach more than 200 countries and regions. Many public banks and postal networks are developed as well. Moreover, there are numerous amounts of public libraries, bookstores and art venues reflecting the Chinese culture. Shopping is made easy with the wide range of super markets and shops with different levels and scales.

Beijing also has a reputable name for delicious foods from all over China. In Beijing, there are approximately 600 star hotels and 170 parks. The forest green rate has reached 51.6% and health clubs are all over Beijing. It is worth mentioning that most of the venues of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games were built in Beijing, of which six venues were built in the colleges and universities. If you were studying in one of the relevant universities, you certainly would have the opportunity to experience the beautiful Olympic Games in the venue.

Beijing is an international metropolis with unique fashion charm

Beijing serves as a base of foreign embassies in China and representatives offices of major international organizations. It has gathered a large number of regional headquarters of multinational enterprises, eventually leading Beijing in becoming a financial center city with international influence. Out of the World Top 500 enterprises, Beijing Central Business District (referred to as CBD) alone has 117 enterprises in the list. The number of foreigners, who come to study, work, live and settle down in Beijing, is increasing as the years go by. They live in harmony with Beijingers and have become a part of the population of this municipality. They live in peace and harmony with the Beijing settles and have become a part of this municipality population.

In Beijing, delight yourself with delicious coffee and red wine, or watch the popular movies of the synchronized release in the world. Enjoy live performances of the top bands and artists all over the world. In addition, you can purchase the latest goods from internationally famous brands in zero time difference. Simultaneously, you are able to buy authentic Chinese silk materials, wear unique hand-made embroidery shoes and cycle your very own tricycle to the nearest theater to witness the Peking opera while drinking tea. There are so many ways you can experience the ancient interests and modern appeals of Beijing that can’t be experienced elsewhere.

Beijing is a famous city with rich culture and a long history

Beijing has a history of over 3,000 years that has been proved by words and cultural relics. Beijing serves as the capital of the Liao, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. A millennium of historical culture and the halos of the prosperous age of the five dynasties dwell within this municipality. Beijing retains its historical reminiscence with over 7,300 cultural relics and historic sties It is also said that each and every brick or grass in Beijing has a legendary tale of its own.

So far, Beijing retains a distinctive style of the ancient Imperial City: the Forbidden City, the largest palace in the world with a deep history of over 600 years. There is a north-south axis with the Forbidden City running through its center with symmetrical buildings laying in the east and west, interlinking with the main capital and well bedded over a square-like pattern of the city. The whole municipality is surrounded by high mountains and girdled by flowing rivers, and its streets are orderly as a chessboard, integrating the traditional Chinese spirits of Confucianism and Taoism into the construction of the capital.

Beijing is the first choice for you to study

The Chinese language is one of the six official working languages of the UN and is the language with the most users in the world. There are many Mandarin dialects in today modern Chinese language and it serves as the national commonly used language, which is based on Beijing standards. Hence, learning and studying Chinese in Beijing gives you a better standard of Chinese pronunciations and obtain double the results with half the effort.

Experiencing Beijing
Many international students chose to study in Beijing because of its unique program structure. In addition to regular classes, many international students seize the opportunity to explore the city of Beijing and gain a better understanding of its culture so as to maximize their immersion in the Beijing lifestyle. The schools many occasionally organize cultural activities to enrich they’re Beijing experience with lifelong memories.

Chinese Teahouse
You will experience China’s exquisite tea culture in a tour to a first class teahouse in Beijing, where the serene environment will make you feel thousands of years back into ancient Chinese history. As part of the famous tea serving ceremony, along with traditional Chinese musical instrument performance, all the while enjoying the sensational aroma and taste of original Chinese tea.

Silk Market Shopping
You can explore one of the most famous shopping areas in Beijing and find an amazing variety of Chinese style gifts for your family and friends. Practice your Mandarin speaking skills through bargaining with Chinese traders and interacting with local people.

Pan Jia Yuan Antique Market Shopping
The most famous antique market in China where you can shop for goods of a variety that defies your imagination, ranging from genuine ancient personal artifacts and delicate traditional craftworks to refined Chinese paintings and graceful Chinese traditional costumes.

Peking Opera Performance
Experience the ambience of a traditional Peking opera theater, which holds more than two hundred years of history. Be part of the audience of a classical Peking opera performance by top Peking opera masters while enjoying various types of Chinese tea and snacks of China.

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