Beijing Hotels near Xuanwu
Xuanwu is a charming district in Beijing that has seen significant growth since the 2008 Olympic Games. After hosting thousands of tourists and participants, the quality of the hotels, roads, and public transportation rapidly improved. Now, the district is well connected to other parts of Beijing and offers visitors a variety of upscale accommodations and entertainment options. Some of the most popular sights include ancient Chinese buildings and the Peking Opera. Xuanwu also houses several parks, temples, museums and a mosque. Travellers to this area of the city will find a plethora of activities and luxurious places to stay. ... Read more »
Xuanwu Top 3
- Visit the birthplace of Peking Opera in this district of Beijing and attend a show at the Huguang Huguang Theatre and Lao She Teahouse; this type of opera is quite different from Western operas, as it usually quite simple without elaborate costumes or singing.
- Go to the nearby Olympic Park in Chaoyang District, and check out all of the stadiums and arenas used in the 2008 Olympic Games.
- Stop by the Fayuan Temple in Xuanwu; this is the oldest temple in Beijing and is now the site of the Chinese Buddhist Academy.
Visitors can get to Xuanwu by using the subway line Metro One, which passes through the Olympics Sports Centre to Lake Park. From Beijing International Airport, travellers can take tourism shuttle buses (operating lines 1, 8, 15, 28, 30, and 56) to Xuanwu and its surrounding districts. A new metro line, line 4, will run through this district so be sure to check and see if it is running when you visit. For travellers who are visiting nearby tourist sites like the Forbidden City or Tiananmen Square, Xuanwu is just a short walk away.« Hide