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Places to visit in Beijing

When you travel to Beijing, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Beijing, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Beijing to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Beijing things to do can include exploring Beijing attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Cultural Attractions

If you are visiting a place cultural importance, you must visit the 798 Art Complex. Lying in the northeast corner of the city, this place is named after the 798 factory which were built in the 1950’s. The 798 Art zone covers an area of 0.6 square kilometres. This area is characterized by modern art, and it is the exhibition center of Chinese culture and art. This area attracts tourists from all over the world as it is lined with design studios, galleries, a

Forbidden City

Also known as the Imperial city, it was built by the Ming dynasty and was the residence of emperors for almost 500 years. The Forbidden City is one of the 7 heritage sites recognised by UNESCO. It is located in the heart of Beijing and is entered through the Tiananmen gate. This city has over 9000 rooms and spans over 250 acres. Almost all of the architecture here seen here dates back to the 18th century in the Qing Dynasty. It is advisable to wear comfortabl

Places

Known to be the heart of China, Beijing has a plethora of architectural treasure, museum to galleries, grand opera, cafes, clubs and snack sheds and more,  the city has become the hub of cultural cool. Beijing has an assortment of historical places as well as natural places to see around. 

Famous Landmarks

There several famous landmarks in Beijing with the Badaling Great Wall being one of them. The Badaling Great Wall and it is one of the most popular places of attraction. It is also the best-preserved and also the most accessible sections of the Great Wall of China. The National Grand Theatre of China which is described as "The Egg" by local folks due to its shape is a major landmark in Beijing as well. This opera house in Beijing looks like an egg floating on wate

For Kids

Apart from Beihai Park, there are a lot of options for the kids in Beijing. Beijing has an indoor aquarium which is the largest inland aquarium in Asia. Fundazzle is another place where the toddlers can enjoy their time. Especially on a rainy day, the kids can play for hours. If you are visiting in the summer months, a must visit is the Splash recreational Club which has both indoor and outdoor swimming activities or Le Cool which is an indoor ice-skating ring. An

Natural Attractions

Bejing is well known for its natural attraction and it is definitely worth exploring.  You must visit the Xiangshan Park which is located in the Haidian District. Also, known as the Fragrant Hills Park, this park covers an area of 395 acres and consists of a beautiful pine-cypress forest, maple trees and hills, smoke trees, persimmon trees. This park also has landscaped areas with traditional architecture along with cultural relics. The Fragrant Hills Park is

Beihai Park

Located just to the northwest of the Forbidden City, Beihai Park was once the winter palace for emperors. The two things not to be missed here is the park and the city around it. The city has a jade vase which is said to be the only thing which left from the rulers during the rule of the Yuan Dynasty. The park is also host to a large lake, the biggest and prettiest lake in Beijing. Almost two-third of the park is the lake. Tourist can hire a boat to travel along t

Beijing Capital Museum

Any trip to Beijing is incomplete without visiting its museums. There are numerous museums around the city. Located in FuxingmenwaiDajie, Beijing’s New Capital Museum is now open to the public. Catering to a maximum of 13 concurrent exhibitions, this 5 storey mansion needs your time as it takes 5 hours to scape the whole structure. The museum is based on the concept of human and cultural heritage. 

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