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PENINSULA x NET-A-PORTER

December 17, 2015
The Peninsula Hotels has established an innovative and exclusive partnership with online luxury fashion retailer and publisher NET-A-PORTER.com to create a series of stylish mini guides to the world’s most dynamic gateway cities.

The exclusive style savvy bite-sized guides will be published permanently on the respective hotel’s section of The Peninsula website (peninsula.com), and featured in the travel section of NET-A-PORTER.com’s fashionable The Edit magazine (net-a-porter.com/peninsula) during the week of launch.

Each mini guide provides guests with unique insider knowledge, shopping, cultural events, style, fashion tips and dining suggestions to make the most of their time in the ten Peninsula cities.

Read more on here, and enjoy! 

Check out some of our recommendations when you are visiting Beijing:

Upcoming Events

Soak up some Beijing's best museums and exhibitions near The Peninsula Beijing.

  • Admire the tranquil surroundings of Ritan Park and the Temple of Sun. Here, watch kite-flying displays and locals practicing tai chi. 6 Ritan Bei Lu, Chaoyang district. 
  • Explore Beijing's Si Huan Market as part of the Peninsula Academy's Taste and Sounds of Beijing package. Try Imperial pastries at Huguosi Xiaochi, one of the city's oldest patisseries, and sample specialty tofu and sorghum (Chinese wine) at traditional soybean drink stalls.
  • Visit the In88 shopping centre next to the hotel where a three-metre SnowPage display will be on show. Guests and visitors can buy their own charity SnowPage toy at The Peninsula Boutique counter and all proceeds from SnowPage sales will be donated to the Make-A-Wish foundation. 

Shops & Markets

Take home the chicest souvenirs from the markets and shops in-and-around The Peninsula Beijing.

  • Visit Parkview Green Fangcaodi for its incredible glass architecture - alongside being an incredible art space, it also functions as one of Beijing's best shopping malls. 9 Dongdaqiao Lu, Chaoyang district. 
  • Immerse yourself in Chinese tea culture at Wuyutai Tea Shop, and take home a selection of their fragrant specialties, before heading next door to find the ice cream stand which is known for its jasmine and Matcha flavours. 186 Wangfujing St, Dongcheng.
  • Visit the treasure trove of store that is Radiance for one-off Asian antiques, incredible lights, silk paintings and other interior delights. 118A, Shunhuang Lu, Sunhe Xiang Chaoyang District.
  • Explore Wangfujing Shopping Street to get a sense of the real Beijing, which is home to the Sanlitun Village shopping mall. This is a place to experience the city like a local. 

Eateries & Bars

For the ultimate gourmet experience, take a culinary tour and try the hottest restaurants near The Peninsula Beijing.

  • Try the Najia Garden Restaurant for a spectacular dinner of traditional Manchu cuisine including delicacies like venison stew. 
  • Savor some of the city's best dim sum at Lei Garden. Make sure you order the custard tarts at the start of your meal as they always run out. Beijing, Dangcheng, Jinbao St, 89, +86 10 8522 1212.
  • Visit Chuan Bar for fiery Sichuan specialties. If you want something less spicy, try the delicious beef ribs. 5 Gongyuan Toutiao, near Jianguomennel Dajie, Dongcheng district.
  • Experience the taste of Da Dong's award-winning roast duck. Other favorites include the inoovative chicken and strawberry dish. 1-2 Nanxincang Shangye Daxia, 22A Dongsishitiao, Dongcheng district.

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