In Chinese, "Hutong" is the transliteration from Mongol in 1267, more than 700 years ago. As a product of a profound history, it represents the historical feature of Beijing.
The Great Wall of China is the collective name of a series of fortification systems generally built across the historical northern borders of China.
Ever since Emperor Qin united China in 221 BC, Beijing has played an important role in north China.
As a city with long and profound history, Beijing contains numerous ancient temples of different sizes, waiting visitors to explore charming stories behind them.
As an international metropolis, Beijing enjoys a high reputation among the educational field with a batch of prestigious universities and abundant resources.
Beijing is a city with vastly different climates, and its four seasons are very distinct, with the landscape changing to match each of them. Many attractions and events are more suitable at certain times of the year, and of course it's best to read these before you go!
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The Shijinglong Ski Resort is located in Yanqing District, about 75 km from the urban area. Opened in 1999, it is the first ski resort around Beijing.
The World Grape Expo Park is the largest grape-themed expo garden with the most grape varieties and the most abundant display contents in China.
Located in Yanqing County, the Longqing Gorge is located 85km from urban Beijing. The gorge, integrating tender water and cliffy rocks is popular in all seasons.
Since the late October, the Mutianyu Great Wall Scenic Area has greeted the best viewing period of red leaves.
Labagou Primeval Forest Park, a national AAA scenic spot, is located in Huairou District of Beijing.
Baiquan mountain scenic area, located in Huairou District, Beijing, is 70 kilometers away from the urban area. It takes about an hour and a half to drive here.
At the foot of the Simatai Great Wall in Miyun District, Beijing, there is a small town called Gubei Water Town (Beijing Water Town).
Located in Yaoqiaoyu Village, Xinchengzi Town, Miyun County, it is in an ancient castle, which has been well preserved for hundreds of years.
Miyun Reservoir, because of its beautiful scenery, has attracted numerous tourists and become one of the famous tourist scenic spots in the east of Beijing.
Changping Beishan Mountain is the nearest mountain to Changping District, where patches of red leaves are visible along the road.
Qikong Bridge Flower Sea is near Shisanling Reservoir, which used to be a sandpit. The flower sea is cultivated with over 20 plant species, whose flowering phases cover all year around.
Mangshan in autumn, wrapped in a layer of the red coat, looks like a red python crawling in the distance.
The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games' rowing, kayaking, marathon swimming, and paralympic rowing sports were held in Water Park, where 32 Olympic gold medals were won, fulfilling the Chinese people's century-old Olympic goal.
It is a key node in Shunyi District's eastern development belt and a model for the development of modern tourism agriculture in the capital.
It is a notable war site where the Chinese people fought against Japanese invaders during World War II, and it was erected to memorialize the brave Jiaozhuangdu people's use of tunnel warfare during the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and the Liberation War.
Jinhai Lake Scenic Spot has a wide variety of colorful trees, including more than 10 varieties, such as smoke tree and acer truncatum
Jingdong Great Limestone Cave is located in the east part of Heidouyu Village in Pinggu District, 90 kilometers away from downtown Beijing.
Huangsongyu National Forest Park is located in the northeast of Pinggu District, covering an area of more than 60 square kilometers.
The main peak of Baihua Mountain is 1,991 meters above sea level, and the highest peak is 2,049 meters above sea level.
Shuanglong Gorge, known as "the Little Jiuzhaigou in the west of Beijing", is hidden in the green mountains and valleys of Mentougou.
Miaofeng Mountain Scenic Spot, located in Mentougou District, Beijing, is one of the most famous mountains in Beijing and a tourist attraction in the suburb of Beijing.
The Temple of Heaven is where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties "sacrificed to heaven" and "prayed for the grains."
In late October, the Chinese parasol tree leaves herald the approach of autumn, the ginkgoes are yellow, and the maple leaves are crimson, as if painted in the sunlight.
The Wuta Temple has been described as the most unique site in the city to spend fall.
The Zhoukoudian site is located in Fangshan District, about 50 kilometers southwest of downtown Beijing.
The scenery here today has not changed much from a thousand years ago and is still popular.
Although appreciation of red leaves in autumn has been an essential annual tourism project, you will still be surprised by a kind of amazing beauty of red leaves climbing the Pofeng Mountain
It is the second anniversary of the official operation of Daxing airport. There are rich cultural and artistic landscapes and unique garden scenery.
It used to be a messy business market, but now it has been transformed into a comprehensive ecological park with the theme of natural forest, which is Suncun Park in Daxing District.
There are not many visitors in Daxing New Town Riverside Forest Park, and probably only residents living nearby know this place, which makes it a perfect place to wander around on weekends.
Universal Beijing Resort is an anticipated theme park destination featuring several all-new attractions, rides, shows, dining, stores, hotels, events and guest service.
Dongjiao Wetland Park is located at the junction of Tongzhou, Shunyi, and Chaoyang districts in Beijing, with a planned area of 89,000 mu.
The park is composed of the drama building, central square, Peking Opera sculpture, Yunguang Lake and other scenic spots.
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