The Chang An Grand Hotel is located in the 3rd Ring in the southeast corner of Beijing city near the Jinghu and Jingha Expressway, 30 minutes from the Beijing Capital International Airport and just 5 minutes from the famous Central Business District (CBD), 15 minutes from the Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area (BDA). The hotel is adjacent to Beijing Antique City which is China’s largest curio and folk art market. Other area attractions include the Panjiayuan Flea Market, Capital Library (one of the Beijing's largest libraries) and Longian Park.
Within 15 – 45 minutes you can experience the historic sites of Beijing from the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Lama Temple, Prince Gong Mansion, Summer Palace, Ming Dynasty City Wall Ruins Park and for true Chinese culture a stroll through the Hutongs are not to be missed. A day excursion to the Great Wall or the Ming Tombs can be arranged through the Concierge desk.
For your cultural experience visit the re-opened National Art Museum of China, take in a concert at the Great Hall of the People or enjoy a stroll through the Dashanzi art district of 798. For something more contemporary don’t miss the Olympic Green of the Beijing National Stadium (Bird’s Nest) and Water Cube from the 2008 Olympics or a visit to the Beijing Zoo and Aquarium.
Nearby there are plenty of nightlife options with shopping, dining and karaoke bars in Sanlitun Village, Lotus Bar Street or the quaint lakeside area of Houhai. For bargain shopping be sure to make time for the Hong Qiao Pearl Market, Silk Market, Russian Market or Wangfujing but bring another suitcase for all your treasures.