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Ranked #31 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Parks; Outdoors

The Zhongshan Park (in honour of Sun Yat-sen) is a very nice, peaceful park located north from Tiananmen square. In the park itself there isn't a lot to do next to stopping at the... more »

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Ranked #32 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Architectural Buildings; Museums
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Ranked #33 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Parks; Outdoors

Ritan Park is one of Beijing's finest. This is one of the most beautiful and scenic spots in Beijing. The view is best  here in summer at about sunset. There is a tradition to... more »

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Ranked #34 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: History Museums; Museums
Fantastic building filled with exhibitions and amazing displays. 5 floors of unique Chinese art not to be missed.
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Ranked #35 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Architectural Buildings; Museums
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Ranked #36 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Biking Trails; Shops; Tours; Cultural
Owner description: Dating back about one thousand years, these neighborhoods of narrow, twisting streets represent the “real life” of Beijing,... more » Owner description: Dating back about one thousand years, these neighborhoods of narrow, twisting streets represent the “real life” of Beijing, where passageways connect to courtyards of traditional compact homes. Pedicab tours of the hutongs are popular tourist attractions that normally include the Drum Tower, courtyard neighborhoods and Prince Gong's mansion. « less
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Ranked #37 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Architectural Buildings; Castles; Historic Sites; Gardens; Cultural
Tea parties and musical performances are held at this grand palace, home to royalty during the Ming dynasty.
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Ranked #38 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Museums
Owner description: Originally built in 1302 and used as a place for sacrifices to Confucius during the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, this... more » Owner description: Originally built in 1302 and used as a place for sacrifices to Confucius during the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, this former temple lost its religious function during the “bourgeois revolution” in 1912 and currently houses the Capital Museum. « less
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Ranked #39 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Museums
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Ranked #40 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cultural
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Ranked #41 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Cultural
Owner description: Built in the Soviet neoclassical style, this imposing building on Tiananmen Square is where the People’s Congress meets and... more » Owner description: Built in the Soviet neoclassical style, this imposing building on Tiananmen Square is where the People’s Congress meets and other important government and diplomatic meetings take place. « less
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Ranked #42 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: This lovely wooded park is a favourite of Beijingers, especially in autumn to see the maple trees with their striking red... more » Owner description: This lovely wooded park is a favourite of Beijingers, especially in autumn to see the maple trees with their striking red leaves ( it’s traditional to collect them). Walk thru the lower areas spotted with pavilions & temples and winding paths to wander around, or take the cable car up to the top for some views of the surrounding hilly countryside. « less
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Ranked #43 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Ancient Ruins; Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: Located only a few hundred meters from the existing Summer Palace, these ruins used to be a grand palace and park built under... more » Owner description: Located only a few hundred meters from the existing Summer Palace, these ruins used to be a grand palace and park built under the Qing emperors in the 18th century, but was later destroyed by French and British troops during the Second Opium War (1860-1862). « less
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Ranked #44 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
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Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Situated within the Beijing Zoo complex this world class aquarium encompasses a huge array of strange & wonderful fish. As... more » Owner description: Situated within the Beijing Zoo complex this world class aquarium encompasses a huge array of strange & wonderful fish. As well as the fish displays there is a shark aquarium, Amazonian Rainforest with piranha, Coral reefs, a Marine Mammal section with dolphin & seal performances throughout the day. « less
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Ranked #45 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #46 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #47 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts; Landmarks
Owner description: Located in the heart of modern China and the site for massive parades and rallies, this was the site when in 1949, from a... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of modern China and the site for massive parades and rallies, this was the site when in 1949, from a rostrum on the Gate of Heavenly Peace, Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China. « less
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Ranked #48 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #49 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #50 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #51 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
This Buddhist temple dates back 1,600 years and is surrounded by peaceful hills and beautiful gardens.
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Ranked #52 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #53 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Owner description: Tai Chi or Taijiquan, an ancient way to keep our body in good health, is now becoming more and more popular for people of all... more » Owner description: Tai Chi or Taijiquan, an ancient way to keep our body in good health, is now becoming more and more popular for people of all ages around the world. In our private Tai Chi experience program, participants will not only be able to learn authentic methods to practice Tai Chi, but also witness how local people practice the unique forms, while enjoying the beautiful park scenery. « less
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Ranked #54 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Museums
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Ranked #55 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Ancient Ruins; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #56 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #57 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Antique Shops; Cultural
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Ranked #58 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: Underneath a local marketplace is this 9,000-foot-long underground air-raid shelter that has been converted to an underground... more » Owner description: Underneath a local marketplace is this 9,000-foot-long underground air-raid shelter that has been converted to an underground hotel and arts and crafts shop. « less
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Ranked #59 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Malls; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
This street is comprised of upscale and flea-market shops.
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Ranked #60 of 1,198 attractions in Beijing
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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