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Beijing Attractions

Beijing, China, has a large variety of cultural attractions to offer, and is therefore very popular among tourists. Things to do in Beijing are plentiful. tripwolf helps you find the best things to see in Beijing. Below we listed the best sights and museums in Beijing according to tripwolf's travel community. tripwolves katharina, fliegertiger and enzenhofer have favorite sights in Beijing.

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  • Forbidden City

    45 votes

    Sight

    Explore the cultural history of the area around the Imperial Palace. Opened in June 2003, the Impe...

  • Summer Palace

    29 votes

    Sight

    A public park and UNESCO world heritage sight. Though it has twice been under seige, today the Sum...

  • Tiananmen Square

    29 votes

    Sight

    The site of 1989's notorious pro-democracy protests. The largest city square in the world was orig...

  • Yonghe Temple

    17 votes

    Sight

    A temple dedicated to the Yellow Hat Sect of Lamaism. Though this is technically a Tibetan Buddhis...

  • Beihai Park

    14 votes

    Park / Zoo

    An imperial garden built over 1,000 years ago, which used to be part of the Forbidden Palace. By d...

  • Hutongs in Beijing

    13 votes

    Sight

    A slice of Beijing's history that is quickly disappearing. Hutongs are slim to very narrow roads a...

  • Temple of Heaven

    13 votes

    Sight

    address:, opening hours:Mon–Sun: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

  • Wangfujing

    13 votes

    Sight

    A stroll through Beijing's modern shopping district is a must. Wangfujing is a converted pedestria...

  • Olympic Green

    8 votes

    Sight

    The Olympic Green (simplified Chinese: 北京奥林匹克公园; traditional Chinese: 北京奧林匹克公園; pinyin: Běijīng À...

  • Mutianyu

    6 votes

    Sight

    A lot less crowded than the Badaling section and just as well restored. The hike is longer compar...

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