Bank Branches near Tourist Areas in Beijing

Beijing Travel Guides / March 21, 2017
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Some travelers in China prefer to exchange currency at Chinese banks because they offer better rates than independent money changers. This is due to the strict regulations of the Chinese government.

If you don’t mind filling up some forms and waiting for your turn to engage service, check out branches of major banks like Bank of China, Bank of Beijing, and China Construction Bank.

Below is a list of reputable banks that you can find near popular tourist spots in Beijing like the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and Temple of Heaven.

Recommended bank branches in the vicinity of Forbidden City
1) Bank of Beijing near the Forbidden City
– This is located at the eastern side if the Forbidden City
– Address: 97 Beiheyan St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing, China
– Phone: +86 010-65220219
– Opening hours: Daily 09:00 – 17:00

2) China Construction Bank near the Forbidden City
– This is located at the eastern side if the Forbidden City
– Address: 9 Shuaifuyuan Hutong, DongDan, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing, China
– Phone: +86 010-65228396
– Opening hours: Daily 09:00 – 17:00

Recommended bank branches in the vicinity of Tiananmen Square
1) Bank of China near Tiananmen Square
– This is just 1 minute on foot to the west of Mao Zedong Mausoleum
– Address: 17 Xijiaomin Alley, Xicheng Qu, Beijing, China
– Phone: +86 010-66036020
– Opening hours: Daily 09:00 – 17:00*
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2) Bank of Beijing near Tiananmen Square
– This is 7 minutes to the south of Mao Zedong Mausoleum
– Address: Qianmen West Heyan St., Xicheng Qu, Beijing, China
– Phone: +86 010- 63012115
– Opening hours: Daily 09:00 – 17:00*

Recommended bank branches in the vicinity of Temple of Heaven
1) Bank of China near Temple of Heaven
– This is on the north side of Temple of Heaven Park
– Address: Ciqikou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
– Phone: +86 95566 (Hotline)
– Opening hours: Daily 09:00 – 17:00*

2) Bank of Communications near Temple of Heaven
– This is on the eastern side of Temple of Heaven Park
– Address: 12 Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
– Phone: +86 010-67197195
– Opening hours: Daily 09:00 – 17:00*

* Opening hours might differ, so it is best to call the branch before visiting.

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