Great Bell Temple
Originally called Juéshēng Temple, this famous shrine was once a pit stop for Qing emperors who came here to pray for rain. Today the...
Ringed by a red wall on the southeastern corner of Suzhou Jie (off the Third Ring Rd), the Ming-dynasty Wànshòu Temple, or Longevity...
Known previously as Zhēnjué Temple (真觉寺; Zhēnjué Sì), the distinctive Indian-styled Wǔtǎ Temple (Five Pagoda Temple) is a hugely...
UME International Cineplex
Posh multiplex that shows the latest movie releases, but check they haven't been dubbed into Chinese.
Make sure you try the pineapple rice at this unpretentious and popular restaurant (get here early or book ahead). It specialises in the...
Friendship Hotel information
Lonely Planet review
The venerable Friendship Hotel has a great Olympic-sized pool, now sadly enclosed, costing ¥100 for a day or however long you stay.