Beijing Attraction

Read the following introductions for attractions in Beijing. You will know the top attractions there and you can also get to know the city attractions by category.

Top Beijing Attractions

Architecture

Beijing 798 Art Zone

Beijing 798 Art Zone

Covering 230,000 square meters, Beijing 798 Art Zone assembles many cultural elements such as galleries, design studios, art exhibition spaces, artists' studios, cultural companies, fashion shops, restaurants etc. operated by people from both China and other counties and regions around the world.

Famous Ancient Towns

Cuandixia Village

Cuandixia Village

Ancient land of Beijing, Chuandixia village is an ancient and well-preserved mountain village filled with many historical relics and an architecture of outstanding beauty. The village is also holding the name of the Potala Palace in Beijing due to its unique construction style.

Historical Relics

Forbidden City

Forbidden City

As China's symbol like Great Wall, the Forbidden City is the most important masterpiece of Chinese history and culture. The Museum was for centuries the imperial place for 24 emperors since Ming Dynasty and is the place where millions of preserved historical relics have been collected and displayed.

Local Residential Houses

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

The Houhai Bar Street in the famous Shichahai area of Beijing is a place where traditional Chinese and westernculture hits. Started in 2000, now over 120 bars make it one of the most bustling places and an ideal choice in the evening for people who visit Beijing and prefer killing time in a bar.

Mausoleums/Tombs

Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Ming and Qing dynasties witnessed a resplendence of the imperial tombs, which reflect supreme burial system of Chinese feudal society, Chinese feudal viewpoints on the universe, life and death, morality, conventions, the highest levels of program planning and the art of architecture of feudal eras.

Palaces

Summer Palace

Summer Palace

Summer Palace holds its name to perfection as it was where emperors and imperial family used to retreat in summer away from the heat. This ancient royal garden consists of palaces, temples, gardens, pavilions, lakes and corridors fully radiating the natural beauty and grandeur of imperial gardens.

Temples, Monasteries and Mosques

The Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven

One of the symbols of Beijing and a place of worship of emperors in Ming and Qing dynasties, Temple of Heaven is famous for its large-scale and amazing architecture. It is a complex of Taoist buildings even bigger than Forbidden City figuring as the largest ancient sacred place of worship in China.

Museums

Beijing Zoo

Beijing Zoo

Originally an imperial garden in Ming Dynasty, the reconstructed Beijing Zoo is the oldest zoo with most rare animals in China feeding more than 20000 animals of over 900 varieties, e.g. giant pandas, elephas maximuses, panthers, snub-nosed monkeys, albino tigers, crested ibises, Yangtze alligators.

Waters(rivers, lakes, waterfalls)

Appreciating Willows along the Chang River

Appreciating Willows along the Chang River

Considered as The Imperial River inBeijing,ChangRiverwas a waterway must be passed when the imperial family went to royal palaces and gardens in the western suburb In Ming and Qing dynasties. Lines of willows and peaches were planted on sides of the river and greatly added charm to the river.

Natural Attractions

Beijing Huaibei International Ski Resort

Beijing Huaibei International Ski Resort

The Beijing Huaibei International Ski Resort is located 70 kilometers from Beijings city center, and it has the longest run in the entire Beijing ar...

Gardens

Beihai Park

Beihai Park

With original construction built in Liao Dynasty almost one thousand years ago, the Beihai Park located in the center of Beijing is one of the oldest and well-preserved imperial gardens existing in China at present. It is a park centering on the Beihai Lake and consisting of four sightseeing areas.

Mountains

Jingdong Grand Canyon

Jingdong Grand Canyon

Seen as a pearl inlayed at the junction of Beijing,Tianjin and Tangshan, Jingdong Grand Canyon is where forest-covered mountains, caves, pools, waterfalls and streams gather. The landscapes are linked by a winding stream, and thatched cottages, tents and hammocks are prepared in the pine forest.