Beijing - city on the move
Beijing: the 2008 Olympic Games have put the capital of China in the spotlight.
Book a hotel and prepare yourself before the journey of your life by visiting
On this site about Beijing and the 2008 Olympics, you can read more about Beijing and China, its history, cultural treasures and tourist attractions. There, along with the Olympic history, you will also find information about Chinese food, opera, national martial art and sport wushu, and many other topics, useful tourist information included.
Climate and Weather
Beijing is under influence of humid continental climate, and have four distinctive seasons. It characterizes by hot, humid summers with monsoon rains, and cold, dry winters. Springs can be windy; the best season for a visit is autumn, with lots of sunny days and moderate humidity and temperatures.
Currency: Chinese renminbi, also known as Yuan (CNY).
Time zone: UTC (GMT)+8.
Driving: on the right side of the road (except Hong Kong and Macao).