Things to do in Beijing

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    Great Wall of China (万里长城)

    Great Wall of China (万里长城)

    Ranked #1 overall in Beijing things to do
    218 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Outdoors,Hiking and Nature,Historic Site,Scenic Lookout,Trekking
    Popular withHistoryAdventureOutdoorsy

    I'm tour guide , I go to Great Wall so many times,every time I come here,I just feel amazing,how can they built the wall like this!

  • 2
    Forbidden City (紫禁城)

    Forbidden City (紫禁城)

    Ranked #2 overall in Beijing things to do
    207 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Tours, Classes and Rentals,Historic Site,Landmark
    Popular withHistoryAdventureFamilies

    Truly an amazing place full of fantastic history and amazing photo opportunity

  • 3
    Summer Palace (颐和园)

    Summer Palace (颐和园)

    Ranked #3 overall in Beijing things to do
    186 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Outdoors,Historic Site,Park
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyAdventure

    I had visited this location both during the rain and on a sunny day. This place is not only beautiful but also created a great atmosphere for family. Although there ...

  • 4
    Tiananmen Square (天安門廣場)

    Tiananmen Square (天安門廣場)

    Ranked #4 overall in Beijing things to do
    141 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryArtsyAdventure

    A Square with a tragic history. Definitely worth the visit. What is really interesting is that if you ask young Chinese people what happened there they won’t be able to ...

  • 5
    Temple of Heaven (天坛)

    Temple of Heaven (天坛)

    Ranked #5 overall in Beijing things to do
    110 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Outdoors,Historic Site,Temple,Landmark,Park
    Popular withHistoryArtsyOutdoorsy

    The temple is inside a park, before you get to it you walk through this park where you can see this long corridor where older chinese gather around to play ...

  • 6
    Great Wall at Mutianyu (慕田峪长城)

    Great Wall at Mutianyu (慕田峪长城)

    Ranked #6 overall in Beijing things to do
    81 reviews
    Outdoors,Scenic Lookout
    Popular withAdventureOutdoorsyHistory

    One of the world’s wonders and must visit if you’re in Beijing. Mutianyu section allows you to take a ski lift up and slide down, or simply take the cable ...

  • 7
    798 Art Zone (北京798艺术区)

    798 Art Zone (北京798艺术区)

    Ranked #7 overall in Beijing things to do
    74 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Shopping,Entertainment,Historic Site,Landmark,Art Gallery
    Popular withArtsyStudentsTrendsters

    a fantastic place where you can meet all the arstitic friends and enjoy yourself,just won't regret!

  • 8
    Bird Nest National Stadium (国家体育场)

    Bird Nest National Stadium (国家体育场)

    Ranked #8 overall in Beijing things to do
    86 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Performing Arts,Sports,Historic Site,Landmark,Stadium
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesArtsy

    Very cool to see in person, especially at night. Yet another example of Chinese investment in infrastructure.

  • 9
    Great Wall at Badaling (八达岭长城)

    Great Wall at Badaling (八达岭长城)

    Ranked #9 overall in Beijing things to do
    71 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Outdoors,Historic Site,Monument,Scenic Lookout
    Popular withHistoryAdventureOutdoorsy

    This part of the wall is visited by thousands of tourists every day, and it makes a peaceful visit to the wall near impossible. Having said that the Badaling Section ...

  • 10
    Wang Fu Jing Shopping Area (王府井)

    Wang Fu Jing Shopping Area (王府井)

    Ranked #10 overall in Beijing things to do
    54 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Shopping,Landmark
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeTrendsters

    For an evenig stroll this area is fine, but for shopping it is not. The shops are overpriced, it can get crowded and Wangfujing Street itself turn into a circus ...

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