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
    220 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Historic Site, Scenic Lookout, Trekking
    Popular withHistoryAdventureOutdoorsy

    Great Wall is very beautiful!If you go there,you'll see all buildings in Beijing.And I think you'll like this fell and enjoy it!

  • 2
    Forbidden City (紫禁城)

    Forbidden City (紫禁城)

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

    Pretty cool place for sure! The history and architecture was spot on but it did get a little repetitive. By the time you get into the "wives houses" you get ...

  • 3
    Summer Palace (颐和园)

    Summer Palace (颐和园)

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

    Beautiful place to relax and imagine yourself as Emperor. Well designed and maintained. There are a couple of locals playing erhu (chinese violin) here as well.

  • 4
    Tiananmen Square (天安門廣場)

    Tiananmen Square (天安門廣場)

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

    It was an amazing experience wandering around this massive square observing people doing their stuff.

  • 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 of Heaven great place 2 go i was there 20 years ago it was great :)

  • 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

    It's for sure one of the most amazing human art! It did take efforts to walk up and down the hills and towers; some people consider it's enough to just ...

  • 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 withArtsyStudentsHipsters

    This is a great area to get a grasp of Beijing's thriving art scene. Street art is everywhere, galleries all around, bohemian cafes... There's a lot to stir some inspiration ...

  • 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

    It is a great and unique stadium. Tt has been opened as a great tourist attraction. And also serving as the center of international or domestic sports competition and recreation ...

  • 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

    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
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Landmark
    Popular withFoodiesNightlifeHipsters

    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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