Beijing, alternatively romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is the world's most populous capital city, with over 21 million residents within an administrative area of 16,410.5 km².
The Forbidden City is a palace complex in central Beijing, China. It houses the Palace Museum, and was the former Chinese imperial palace and state residence of the Emperor of China from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty, between 1420 and 1924.Learn more Book this experience
The Palace Museum is a national museum housed in the Forbidden City at the core of Beijing, China. It was established in 1925 after the last Emperor of China was evicted from his palace, and opened its doors to the public.Learn more Book this experience
The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest.Learn more Book this experience
Tiananmen Square or Tian'anmen Square is a city square in the centre of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen located to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City.Learn more Book this experience
The Ritan Park is a public park located in Chaoyang District, Beijing, China. It is within the Jianguomen area. The nearest Beijing Subway station is Yong'anli on the Beijing subway Line 1.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Wangfujing is a shopping street in Beijing, China, located in Dongcheng District. The majority of the main area is pedestrianised. Since the middle of the Ming Dynasty there have been commercial activities in the area.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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The Beijing Zoo is a zoological park in Beijing, the capital of the China. Founded in 1906 during the late Qing dynasty, it is the oldest zoo in China and oldest public park in northern China.Learn more Book this experience
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The Beijing National Aquatics Center, also officially known as the National Aquatics Center, and colloquially known as the Water Cube, is an aquatics center at the Olympic Green in Beijing, China.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Prince Gong's Mansion, also known as the Prince Kung Mansion, is a museum and tourist attraction located in Xicheng District, Beijing, just north of the Shichahai Lake. It consists of large siheyuan-style mansions and gardens.View on Google Maps Book this experience
The CCTV Headquarters serves as the headquarters for China Central Television that was formerly at the old China Central Television Building located at 11 Fuxin Road some 15 km to the west.Learn more Book this experience
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798 Art Zone, or Dashanzi Art District, is a complex of 50-year-old decommissioned military factory buildings boasting a unique architectural style that houses a thriving artistic community in Dashanzi, Chaoyang District of Beijing.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Wangjing SOHO is a complex of three curvilinear asymmetric skyscrapers in Wangjing in Beijing, China, between central Beijing and Beijing Capital International Airport.Learn more Book this experience
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Beijing Language and Culture University, colloquially known in Chinese as Yuyan Xueyuan, has the main aim of teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreign students.Learn more
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Peking University, is a major research university in Beijing, China, and a member of the elite C9 League of Chinese universities. It is perennially ranked as one of the top academic institutions in China, Asia, and worldwide.Learn more
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The Summer Palace is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in Beijing. It was an imperial garden in the Qing dynasty. Mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, it covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometres, three-quarters of which is water.Learn more Book this experience
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The Marble Boat, also known as the Boat of Purity and Ease, is a lakeside pavilion on the grounds of the Summer Palace in Beijing, China. It was first erected in 1755 during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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The Marco Polo Bridge or Lugou Bridge is a stone bridge located 15 km southwest of Beijing city center in the Fengtai District. It bridges the Yongding River, a major tributary of Hai River.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Beijing is an enchanting city and an essential stop on a trip to the Middle Kingdom, China. The administrative centre of the regime since the 15th century, Beijing is home to sumptuous imperial palaces, including the renowned Forbidden City, as well as temples, reminders of China's theological wealth. To immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Beijing, you should lose yourself in the narrow streets of the Ming and Qing dynasties. For art fans, the Espace 798, a hybrid between a gallery and a workshop, will thrill its audience. Beijing is full of priceless historical treasures that are a must-see: the Great Wall of China, the temples and of course the imperial tombs.
This is the most famous strategic military defense construction in the world. Visiting the Great Wall, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the history of this construction that is considered a symbol of China. The Great Wall has a total length of about 6,700km (the length of the Great Wall in Beijing is about 629km).
Located in the center of Beijing city, this place has a large space, visitors coming here will enjoy a wonderful scenery. This place is the palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties with the largest scale and most intact preserved in the world. Stepping inside the Forbidden City, you will admire the unique architecture of the Chinese royal court.
Visiting Tiananmen Square during the Beijing tour, you will be overwhelmed by this massive construction, around the square are planted with many beautifully styled ornamental plants, you should visit the square in the early morning. Walking while breathing in the fresh air, it will give visitors a feeling of relaxation and peace separate from the noisy and bustling city outside.
Beijing not only has the most luxurious and magnificent tourist attractions or the most modern buildings, but also hidden in it the small alleys and ancient streets, which have existed side by side with the capital for thousands of years. Beijing tourists leisurely renting bicycles here will encounter the old town of Hutong.
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