The Forbidden City was the seat of Imperial power for 500 years, and it is now one of China s major tourist attractions
Experience Beijing culture from clothing, food, housing and transportation.
As a city with long and profound history, Beijing contains numerous ancient temples of different sizes, waiting visitors to explore charming stories behind them.
The Great Wall of China is the collective name of a series of fortification systems generally built across the historical northern borders of China.
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!
"BLANC DE CHINE - Dehua White Porcelain Exhibition" showcases over 400 ancient to modern Dehua Blanc de Chine works at the National Museum of China. It features traditional masterpieces, ancient treasures, and contemporary artist creations, highlighting the exquisite porcelain-making skills and innovation of Dehua porcelain. The exhibition defines and presents the unique charm of "China White" through chromatographic analysis. Dehua porcelain sculptures mainly depict Daoist and Buddhist figures, mythological legends, and historical allusions, with diverse themes and expressive techniques.
"Loong Diving in the Ocean: The Ancient Ocean in Triassic Guizhou" exhibition showcases 50 well-preserved ichthyosaur fossils, highlighting their evolution and the ecological changes during the Triassic period. Visitors will gain knowledge in paleontology and enjoy a visually stunning experience.
The Chinese Academy of History and the Chinese Archaeological Museum attract many visitors to explore China's rich civilization. Located on Beijing's Central Axis, the academy's building resembles an ancient cauldron and houses China's first archaeology museum. It showcases valuable cultural treasures, highlights socialist core values, and promotes ancient Chinese governance wisdom. The museum aims to become a cultural hub and a national image museum that shares China's story with the world.
Beijing offers various scenic areas to explore in autumn. Fragrant Hills Park, with its beautiful Biyun Temple, provides a cultural experience. Western Hills National Forest Park offers stunning views of Beijing, while Beijing Phoenix Ridge Nature Reserve is known for its fresh air and tea gardens. Yunmeng Hills Scenic Area combines the beauty of several famous mountains, and Heilong Pond Natural Scenic Area showcases waterfalls and ponds. Tianmen Mountain Scenic Area features a spectacular karst cave, and Yudu Mountain Scenic Area offers a peaceful retreat in nature.
The 2023 Beijing China Art International Fair opened with over 400 cultural relics and art pieces on display. The fair will continue until September 30th, featuring 10 key events and offering a cultural feast. The highlight of the opening day was the cultural relics exhibition, showcasing a record number of artifacts. The exhibition spans multiple dynasties and includes porcelain, jade, furniture, and statue art. An online trading experience area is also available, allowing collectors to browse and purchase cultural relics and art pieces.
Badaling Great Wall was officially opened to tourists in 1958, the earliest section of the Great Wall to be opened to tourists and receives the largest number of visitors
As one of the three grand gorges in the suburbs of Beijing, Longqing Valley is reputed as the “small Three-Gorges” and “small Li River”
Songshan Tour Area is famous for its natural landscapes
It is one of the famous Great Wall attractions in Beijing, and is the essence of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty.
Important ancient temple in northern Beijing.
Yanqi Lake is located at the foot of Yanshan Mountain by the Great Wall, where flocks of geese often come to roost in the spring and autumn every year, hence its name.
Yunmeng Mountain is one of the most well-known, picturesque mountains in suburban Beijing, and the topography of the forest park is extremely unique
Constructed under the supervision of Qi Jiguang, a famous general in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it is the only part of the Great Walls that still has the original appearance of the Ming Dynasty.
The Changyu Wine Chateau is a resort that offers numerous amenities to choose from while on vacation
As the former site of Pingxi Mansion during the Yongzheng period of the Qing Dynasty, Wave Town has a long history of three hundred years.
Yinshan Pagoda Forest is the National Park of China, one of “Eight Great Sights of Yanjing” during Ming and Qing Dynasties.
With a total area of 280 mu, the Longmai Hot Spring is rich in geothermal resources with the countryu0027s premier light hot spring underground.
The Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park was once used for the rowing, canoeing and 10 km open-water swimming events in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
It is a key node in Shunyi Districtu0027s eastern development belt and a model for the development of modern tourism agriculture in the capital.
With a total area of around 1,900 hectares, Hanshiqiao Wetland Park is a nature reserve located in the eastern plain of Beijing.
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.
Located in the Liujiadian Town of Pinggu District, Yaji Mountain is 363 meters high. It was highly regarded by the royal family as a Taoist fairy palace.
Originally named Huiju Temple, the temple is commonly known as the Jietan Temple because of the largest Buddhist altar in China.
With a history of over 1700 years, Tanzhe Temple is the oldest ancient temple in Beijing. There is a folk proverb that u0022 First there is Tanzhe Temple, then there is Beijing Cityu0022.
Baqi Cave is known as the u0022 Magic Cave Wonder of Heaven and Earthu0022. The ancient cave is deep with a length of 1,350 meters, and is famous for its unique folded u00228u0022 shape and eight wonders.
The Beijing Zoo mainly exhibits China’s wild and rare animals The Giant Pandas are one of the most popular exhibits, but other popular animals include the Sichuanese golden, yaks, enormous sea turtles, polar bears from the North Pole and so forth.
The Summer Palace is the largest existing and the best-preserved royal garden in China, was one of the “Three Hills and Five Gardens” in the western suburbs of Beijing.
The Temple of Heaven is the largest ancient worship complex in China, where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshiped the Heaven. It is a must-see attraction on a one-day trip to Beijing.
In 1992, this temple was selected as one of the u0022Worldu0027s Best of Beijing Tourismu0022 as the temple with the largest number of stone sutra plates in the world.
It is the first geopark in China with natural landscape of karst caves as its theme.
Saint Lotus Mountain Tourist Resort is a 4A Tourist Scenic Spot. Among the tourist resort, there is a natural cave named Saint Water Cave that has a spring that flows around all year.
Located in a vast forest in the Yufa Town of Daxing District, the Beijing Wildlife Park is a large natural ecological park that integrates animal protection, wildlife domestication, breeding, as well as science popularization education.
This park is located in Daxing District. It is Nanhaizi Park. It is one of the four country parks in Beijing and the largest wetland park in Beijing.
Chinese Culture Garden is a theme park focusing on spreading Chinese culture and strengthening patriotism education.
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.
Universal Beijing Resort is an anticipated theme park destination featuring several all-new attractions, rides, shows, dining, stores, hotels, events and guest service.