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
    232 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Historic Site, Scenic Lookout, Popular
    Popular withAdventureHistoryOutdoorsy

    Being one of the wonders of the world, it was on the top of the list to visit. My 3rd wonder to visit. One day soon, I'll return here to ...

  • 2
    Forbidden City (紫禁城)

    Forbidden City (紫禁城)

    Ranked #2 overall in Beijing things to do
    212 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Castle or Palace, Popular
    Popular withHistoryAdventureFamilies

    its the most attractive tourist attraction in beijing,everyone come to beijing will visit it.and there are lots of places worth to visit like hutongs and beihai park,you can ask a ...

  • 3
    Summer Palace (颐和园)

    Summer Palace (颐和园)

    Ranked #3 overall in Beijing things to do
    189 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Castle or Palace, Popular
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyArtsy

    Huge garden, lake and palaces. It was imperial summer retreat in Qing dynasty. Especially famous for it's long hallways.

  • 4
    Tiananmen Square

    Tiananmen Square

    Ranked #4 overall in Beijing things to do
    145 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark, Plaza
    Popular withHistoryAdventureArtsy

    Tiananmen Square is must visit spot as this is China Government Conference Place, here you can visit Late Mao's and feel the great and grand earth of this place.You can ...

  • 5
    Temple of Heaven

    Temple of Heaven

    Ranked #5 overall in Beijing things to do
    111 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Temple
    Popular withHistoryArtsyAdventure

    Situated to south of Beijing's central district is the beautiful Temple of Heaven. This Daoist temple is set on a vast property that is dotted with buildings, shrines, parks, recreation ...

  • 6
    Mutianyu Great Wall (慕田峪长城)

    Mutianyu Great Wall (慕田峪长城)

    Ranked #6 overall in Beijing things to do
    85 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Historic Site, Scenic Lookout, Popular
    Popular withAdventureHistoryOutdoorsy

    On our way home to Phoenix from Thailand, we had an 8hr layover in Beijing. We decided not to waste this opportunity and for about $100 each we were headed ...

  • 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
    75 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Art Gallery, Neighbourhood
    Popular withArtsyStudentsHipsters

    Seriously cool place. Very different view of Chinese art. There is a budding modern art scene budding in this city and it's all coming from 798. Many galleries, café's galore, ...

  • 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
    Sports, Stadium
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesArtsy

    Simply called as "Birds Nest", If you wanna experience the Stadium this is for you

  • 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
    72 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Historic Site, Scenic Lookout, Popular
    Popular withHistoryAdventureOutdoorsy

    I have always wanted to traipse along the great wall. When I finally was given the opportunity, I jumped on it lickety split. To make this an even better experience, ...

  • 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
    Shopping
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesHipsters

    Really nice place, there's a small street where all sorts of typical Chinese snacks are sold, really lights up in the evening. As a plus they have forever 21!!

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