Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Beijing is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Beijing a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Beijing.
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No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
08:30 am - 03:30 pm
If you are visiting in Beijing, then mark this as one of your top places. The Forbidden City, officially known as The Imperial Palace Museum is popular for its amazing architectural values, as well as religious and historic significances. The city is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the ...
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W Chang'an Ave, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
05:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tiananmen Square is the third largest city square in the world, which is also called “Gate of Heavenly Peace” – in local language. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history. Reaching the place would not be difficult as it is located in the heart of the ...
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19 Xinjian Gongmen, Beijing, China
06:30 am - 06:00 pm
This is one of the popular and very well known tourist destinations of Beijing. The Summer Palace is a former imperial palace and now a park and World Heritage Site in Beijing. The Summer Palace is mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and the Kunming Lake. The gardens are liberally scattered with temples, covered walkways, pa...
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Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213, China
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
The Ming Tombs is a typical example of Chinese emperors' mausoleums and the best testimony of China's long history and civilization. This is the best preserved tomb area with the most emperors buried. Every year millions of tourists come to the site to appreciate its long history and palatial architecture.
The layout and arrangement of all the thir...
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216 Provincial Rd, Yanqing, Beijing, China
06:30 am - 06:30 pm
You must have heard about The Great Wall, even before reaching China and that proves the popularity of this place. This is open for the tourist everyday and photo session around the Great Wall premises would be a great idea. This iconic architecture is a wonder of the world and The Wall of China is considered to be the only man-made project vi...
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1, National Stadium South Rd, Chaoyang, Beijing, China
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
The National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, is a stadium in Beijing, China. The main attraction of this place is its constructional beauty and thus, it comes under the list of being a must-visit place in Beijing. The design, implemented steel beams in order to hide supports for the retractable roof; giving the stad...
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12, Yonghegong St, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
The Yonghe Temple, also known as the "Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple", the "Yonghe Lamasery", or - popularly - the "Lama Temple" is a temple and monastery of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism located in the northeastern part of Beijing, China. It is one of the largest and most important.
Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in th...
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16, Fuxingmen Outer St, Xicheng, Beijing, China
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is one of the popular and very well known tourist destinations of Beijing. Originally an art museum, famous for exclusive collection of ancient porcelain, bronze, calligraphy, painting, jade, sculpture, Buddhist statues from imperial China and unique architecture – the museum is worthy enough to visit for the visitors. If you are in Beij...
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No. 137, Xizhimenwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, China
07:30 am - 05:00 pm
It is one of the oldest zoos in China and has one of the largest and rare animal collections in the country. The zoo and its aquarium have over 450 species of land animals and over 500 species of marine animals. Like many of Beijing's parks, the zoo's grounds resemble classical Chinese gardens, with flower beds amidst natural scenery, including den...
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A14, Liuyin Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
07:30 am - 04:30 pm
The Prince Gong Mansion, also known as the Prince Kung's Mansion, is a museum located in the western part of central Beijing, China. For the ancient wonderful Chinese architecture, the place has a unique charm, which makes this place worth to give a visit. In the mansion compound there is a garden, surrounded by artificial mountains,...
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No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Political, cultural, and economic combustion have created an edgy, fascinating contemporary art scene—in Beijing. The city's most thorough primer is at Dashanzi 798 Art District, a sprawling neighborhood of Communist-era factories. Warehouses compound has been perfectly converted to house numerous art galleries, boutiques, bookshops & Cof...
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Around Qianhai Beiyan on Houhai Lake, Dongcheng district, Beijing, China
If you are visiting Beijing, then mark this as one of your top places. It is a famous scenic area that includes three lakes, surrounding places of historic interest and scenic beauty, and remnants of old-style local residences, Hutong and Courtyard. It is located in the northwest part of Beijing.
Visiting Hutongs by pedicab has become a p...
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Di'anmen Outer St, Xicheng, Beijing, China
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Beijing Bell and Drum Towers lie not from the Forbidden City and are another important historic symbol in Chinese history. If you are in Beijing, considering not visiting this Fantastic attraction would definitely a big miss! Before clocks were invented, bells and drums were the way to keep time in ancient China.
Both towers are located opposite ea...
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Shandong Town roe village, Xiayu Rd, Pinggu, Beijing, China
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
Jingdong Grand Canyon is situated east of the center of Beijing. From an aerial view the canyon, thanks to its many water surfaces, looks like a glittering gem inlaid within the triangle formed by the three big cities of Beijing, Tianjing, and Tangshan. The place is famous for its religious and historic significances.
The place has a unique charm, ...
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No. 11 XiSanHuan Zhong Lu Hai Dian District, Beijing, China 100142
08:30 am - 10:00 pm
The China Central Television (CCTV) Tower is the tallest structure in Beijing, China. It provides panoramic views over the city from its restaurant and observation deck. Visitors can visit the indoor viewing hall, open-air sightseeing platform, and Liuyun (white cloud) Hall, each on different floors.
Reaching the place is easy as it ...