As a branch of East Morning Sun Youth Hostel, the Temple of Heaven International Youth Hostel has the convenient location with enjoyable surroundings, good facilities with budget price, as well as great services with wonderful tours' arrangement...
Surrounded by three parks, the Temple of Heaven, the Longtan Lake Park and the Beijing Amusement Park, the hostel is located by the side of the Second Ring Road in the south of Beijing with Bianyifan Roast Duck Restaurant and other Chinese restaurants near by. In the meanwhile, it is also easy to find supermarkets, stores, banks and post offices in the neighborhood. Behind the noisy street, a lovely garden is in the front of the hostel, where you can relax in the fresh air and feel the comfortable and peaceful atmosphere. It is only 5 minutes walking distance to the Temple of Heaven where Emperors worshiped their ancestors in the ancient time. Today many people practice Taiji (Shadowing boxing) there in the early morning, and you will probably get a chance to learn a bit. Not far away from the hostel, Longtan Park is free to get in and a fantastic place to have a picnic by the side of the lake, you can share your traveling experiences with friends...
There are a lot of buses available to the Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Liulichang Culture Street, as well as the Qianmen bus & subway center. What's more, it is easy to take a bus to:
1. The Pearl Market----- you can buy something for your families, friends.
2. The Silk Market------ same as the Hongqiao Market (Pearl Market in Chinese) where you can find something with cheaper prices.
3. Panjiayuan Antique Market-----you can find Chinese antiques, paintings, calligraphies and some other souvenirs...
4. Wangfujing Street-----the famous shopping street with malls; the well known Night Market, where there are various traditional Chinese food and enjoy yourself.
If you are bored taking buses to these places, just get a bike from our hostel since they are all reachable by bike.
With favorable neighborhood, the five-floor hostel building has elevator and common room where you can read books, magazines, play chesses, cards and so on. What's more, you can find both Chinese and western restaurant in the hostel with English menus, offering tasty food, make you feel like staying home. In the western bar, you can watch DVDS, meet friends share your traveling experiences....There are international call facilities and security lockers, big enough for cameras and lap-tops. The tourist information office in the lobby offers free traveling information about Beijing and beyond. In the mean while, our hostel offers a wide range of accommodation types to fit all levels of budget. Further discounts can also be offered for long-term guests:
1, Free for sending to the train stations for the one who has stayed above 5 days.
2, Free entrance ticket of the Temple of Heaven for the one who has stayed above 3 days.
The services we provide here will bring you convenience:
-Airport pick up (please contact us 48 hours in advance)
Free services that we offer here:
-Travel information in Beijing and beyond
-Internet (including a spare connection for lap-tops); CD Burning.
-English magazines and news papers.
-Chinese language learning----our staff can teach you useful Chinese words and you can also practice your Chinese with any of them.
-Postcard and letters sending
-Train station picking up service (if you need this service, please contact us in advance, tell us the arrival time, station, train number, etc..)
-Flight confirmation (in the Tourist Information Office)
Tours are organized in the hostel by the experienced Travel Service------Travel Compass Tourist Information Office.
Trips and services offered:
Siamtai the Great Wall
Hiking on the Great Wall from Jinshanling to Simatai
Huanghua the Great Wall
The Great Wall at Badaling and the Ming Tombs
The Great Wall at Mutianyu and the Ming Tombs
The Great Wall at Huanghua and the Ming Tombs
The Great Wall at Mutianyu
The City Tour to TianĄŻan Men Sqaure, The Forbidden City, the Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven.
The Evening Shows:
Beijing Opera, Chinese Acrobatic Show, and Chinese Kungfu Show.
Come on, our friends, welcome home!
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