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Beijing Attractions

Beijing one of the world's largest and most vibrant cities is full of rich Chinese history and features a blended mix of Asian cultures. This city is perfect for tourists who want to enjoy a blend of ancient traditions and modern-day marvels. There are a variety of things to do in Beijing for people of all ages.

The Great Wall of China is one of the top spots to visit. As such you should begin your Beijing journey by visiting the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Part of many Beijing excursions

this part of the wall has been greatly preserved throughout the centuries. While it is a bit further from the center of Beijing than other sections the area is rarely crowded making for a great outing with your family.

While the Palace of Museum itself is one of the best local places to visit during your trip the Hall of Great Harmony located within the museum is a must see for everyone. The Hall of Great Harmony features ancient architecture artifacts temples and a large number of statues originally sculpted centuries ago.

There are a large amount of Beijing tours available to ensure you don’t miss any of the must-see spots of the area. As such make sure the tour you choose includes a stop at the Temple of Heaven. This historical religious structure built in 1420 was originally used by emperors to pay respects to their Gods from the heavens. Now the Temple of Heaven stands as one of the main tourist focal points and one of the great attractions in Beijing. Don't forget to schedule a visit to this wonderfully preserved historical site.

To take advantage of all the wonderful Beijing activities available to visitors Expedia recommends you carry a map at all times. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to take your family to one of the most exciting cities in Asia and book your vacation today!

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Discover neighborhoods in Beijing

Dongcheng

Explore the eclectic commercial street and its enormous mall amid the fascinating sights in the heart of Beijing’s historic center.

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Fengtai

Discover a bustling district where you can get a real feel of everyday Beijing life as well as enjoying impressive historic, cultural and entertainment attractions.

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South Chaoyang

Visit a museum about local history and traditions, attend a spectacular dance show and relax in the park by a vast lake.

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