Beijing Attractions

Beijing attractions are second to none in China, with famous tourist spots of various types, historical, cultural, scenic and modern. The top sights are the Great Wall sections (Badaling, Mutianyu, Simatai, Jinshanling and others), the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, Tian'anmen Square, and the Summer Palace.

Popular attractions in Beijing are listed below according to customer rating, with photos and descriptions. For more information, click on the attraction. See a full alphabetical list with ratings and entrance fees, or search by attraction category or name. Our Beijing Tours let you see the best of Beijing on tried-and-tested schedules.

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Questions and Answers About Beijing Attractions

coalo 2013-05-09
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how is transport in beijing

Very good, very convenient, also very crowded.

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-05-10
Lizzy 2013-04-09
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Hello I''m Lizzy from USA. I will be visiting Beijing in May. I would like to shop in a local market where things are NOT too expensive I''m looking to buy everything from souvenirs to clothing, shoes, luggage, purses etc. What places would you recommend?Thank you!
Dear Lizzy, We listed many options on our website for reference, please click: http://www.chinahighlights.com/beijing/shopping.htm Lussie Lu replied on 2013-04-09
Joeri 2013-02-19
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Hello! I will be in Beijing for only one day (Sunday, March 4 2013). Can you advise one or two nice things to do?

Hi Joeri, we have many one-day tour in Beijing, e.g. one day Mutianyu Great Wall tour, one day Forbidden City tour, one day Hutong tour, etc. Please click here to see what you are interested in: http://www.chinahighlights.com/beijing/1-day-tour.htm

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-02-19
Erika 2013-01-12
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Hye there..Could you help me to plan for my trip. Will be 4 adults and 1 toddler-age 2 years . We are planning to stay 7 days and 6 nights on last week of dec. been thinking free and easy . T
Dear Sir or Madam, May I know what is your destination? Would you like to visit Beijing only, or you also would like to travel other cities? Which kind of hotels do you prefer, 3,4 or 5 star? Will you travel in Dec,2013? Please feel free to let me know your plan, I will design an itinerary for you. My e-mail is lussie@chinahighlights.net Here are some tour packages for reference. Please click: http://www.chinahighlights.com/tour/ Lussie Lu replied on 2013-01-14
Susan 2012-12-29
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Can you recommend a guide and car company for a tour of beijing and its highlights as well as the great wall. We (6 people) are coming in via cruise (Tiajin). Thanks, Sue

Hi Susan, yes, we are very glad to arrange it for you. When will you need it, please? How many days will you stay in China? Are there any kids or elderly people in your group?

Whitney Liao replied on 2012-12-31
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