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Learn Mandarin in Beijing, China!
Capital of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing is generally known as the political, cultural, and educational heart of modern China.
For students learning Mandarin, Beijing offers an incredible insight in the cultural life of China, from colourful traditional operas and theatre plays, to museums filled with beautiful collections of ancient arts and craft. Countless numbers of ancient palaces, temples, pagodas, museums, and parks are scattered across the city, catering for the interests of all visitors.
Many attractions to explore in Beijing!
Sports fans will be able to view the stadium that hosted the 2008 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games while wildlife lovers will be fascinated by the 6000 species on display at the Botanical Garden or might enjoy visiting the Beijing Zoo, mostly famous for sheltering the giant panda.
Students from all over the world come to Beijing to study, try local cuisine, enjoy traditional coffee shops and lively nightlife.
Paradise for food lovers
In Beijing, students can enjoy a vast variety of foods from local Beijing cuisines to exotic cuisines. One of the most recommended food to try is the Peking roast duck, number one representative of Beijing food, also known as “the first dish to taste in China”. Students can also enjoy the traditional teahouses and the flourishing nightlife.
Immerse yourself in Beijing’s heritage and culture!
Right in the historical centre of Beijing, students learning Mandarin can visit the Forbidden City, huge palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties, which now contains the Palace museum. The gardens and park surrounding the palace are often described as masterpieces of Chinese garden art. This area is also of main political significance in modern China.
Many famous sites are located nearby, such as Tiananmen Square, the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of China, the Monument to the People's Heroes and the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong. The outskirts of Beijing too offer several must-see sites including the Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, and the Great Wall of China.