The 2018 Beijing International Youth Tourism Festival closed recently. During the closing ceremony, “ten tourist routes for international young people visiting the Beijing central axis” were released, distinctively showing the long history and cultural charm of Beijing’s central axis.
With the theme of “Travel along the central axis of Beijing, feel the history”, the 2018 Beijing International Youth Tourism Festival opened on July 10 and it ran for more than three months.
Nearly 100 young students and tourists from more than 30 countries and regions including the United Kingdom, France, the United States and Russia participated in five themed activities to visit the scenic spots, ancient gardens, neighborhoods and hutongs, celebrities’ former residences, time-honored brand shops and new urban landscapes along the central axis and experience Beijing’s imperial city culture, folk arts and folk customs.
During the festival, based on personal visits, in-depth experiences, online selection and street interviews, the youths from home and abroad worked out ten tourist routes in Beijing on five themes of history, art, customs, trends and development such as the imperial culture tour route, ancient architecture tour route, art tour route, Beijing Opera charm tour route, museum tour route and hutong tour route.