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Beijing Entertainment

Beijing offers a lot of entertainment for every visitor! Next to amusement parks and the zoo, other entertaiment can be divided in:

Beijing Travel Beijing food and parks
Beijing Travel Beijing nightlife and karaoke
Beijing Travel Beijing opera and performances
Beijing Travel Beijing sports and shopping

Beijing amusement parks

Beijing boasts a lot of parks, but the three major amusement parks are Beijing Amusement Park, Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park and Beijing Happy Valley of which Beijing Happy Valley is most recently opened. The parks compete together in order to get the most customers. Beijing Happy Valley for example contains the six best rides of Asia. If you are planning to go to Beijing and are looking for hotels in Beijing, can provide you with the optimal accommodation!

Beijing Amusement Park
Located in the Chongwen district, this park opened its doors in 1987. Beijing Amusement Park park has a lot to offer for young and old. The notice boards have an English and Chinese description. The park offers several sorts of attractions; from thrilling rides to carnival-style games, all for a very reasonable price. In the near future a few new modern rides are due to open. The park also has two restaurants which serve Shandong and Sichuan food.

Location: 19 Zuoanmen Neidajie, Chongwen district. (Chinese: 北京游乐园左安门内大街19号) Open daily from 9am to 4.30pm (last ticket 3.30pm). Admission: Adults and children over 1.4m 120 yuan (about 12 pounds), adult age 60 and over and children over 1.2m 80 yuan (about 8 pounds). Children under 1.2m go free.

Shijingshan Amusement Park
This theme park opened on September 28 in 1986 and is located in the West of Beijing. The park is accessible via Line 1 of the Beijing Subway and has its own stop called Bajiao Amusement Park Station (Chinese: 八角游乐园). The park features several steel roller coasters and lots more. The best ride is said to be the Shenzhou Roller Coaster, with 888m of track and going 80km/h with twists, turns and loops. The park also has a copy of the London Bridge. Even though the admission fee is quite cheap, visitors are to pay money for each individual ride.

Location: 25 Shijingshan Lu, Shijingshan district. (Chinese: 石景山游乐园石景山路25号) Open daily from 8.30am to 5.30pm. Admission 10 yuan (1 pound).

Happy Valley
Entertainment park
This amusement park was opened in 2006 and is located in the East of Beijing. The park is operated by Beijing OTC, which is part of the Shenzhen OCT Holding Group. With 580,000 square metres this is the biggest amusement park of all. The park is divided into six areas: Wild Fjord, Atlantis, The Lost Maya Kingdom, Aegean Harbor, Shangri-La and Ants Kingdom, each providing their own related attractions. Ant Kingdom is especially made for children. It is also an option to go around the park by train or motorized scooters.

Location: East Fourth Ring Road Jingshen Expressway Intersection, Chaoyang district (Chinese: 北京欢乐谷东四环小武基北路). Open daily from Monday to Friday from 9am to 7.30pm; Saturday and Sunday from 8.30am to 7.30pm (4.30pm last ticket sale). Admission: Adults and children over 1.4m 160 yuan (about 16 pounds), adults of 65-69 and children over 1.2m 80 yuan (about 8 pounds). Adults over 70 and children under 1.2m free.

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Beijing Zoo and aquarium

The Beijing Zoo (Chinese: 北京动物园) Beijing Zoo is situated in Beijing Xizhimen West. Short after the founding of the People’s Republic of China the Zoo’s name was Western Suburbs Park. The areas of the park have a classic look, similar to many Chinese gardens with flowers and natural scenery containing trees and pools. Since 1955 the zoo has rapidly developed. The zoo covers more than 50,000 square meters with a variety of wild and rare animals of China. The zoo also also serves as a zoological research centre which studies rare animals from different continents.

The zoo has over 7,000 creatures of 600 different species from all over the world and the buildings in the zoo are divided into 30 large halls, with a monkey hall, panda hall, lion and tiger hall, elephant hall and many more. In the zoo you can find bears, lions, tigers, pandas, elephants, birds, giraffes, gorilla and much more. Next to animals the zoo also contains many different trees and plants. The Beijing zoo also has an Ocean Hall, which was opened in 1999. It is the biggest ocean hall in China (35,000 square meters) with a wide range of fish species. The ocean hall is located in the north-east of the zoo. The shape of the hall, an ocean trumpet shell, makes visitors associate the hall with the sea. The Ocean hall has several zones: The Reading Hall, Ocean Library, Ocean Theatre, Shark Hall and Tropical Rain Forest Hall. The hall also provides a entertaining sea animal show and dynamic ocean bottom.

Location: 137, Xizhimenwai Avenue, Xicheng District, Beijing Opening time: (Winter) 07:30 – 17:00, (Summer) 07:30 – 18:00 (Spring and Autumn) 07:30 – 17:30. Bus: 7,15,19,27,45,332,334,347,380,102,103,105,111,812,808 and T4. The admission fee is 15 yuan (about 1,50 pounds, excluding 5 yuan for panda), 8 yuan for students and children.

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