Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Things to do in Beijing | Beijing Tour

The top attractions of Beijing makes your tour to this massive city more interesting. The Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, National Museum of China, and many other famous attractions to visit in Beijing. Here you can experience the world famous monument the Great Wall of China. Beijing offers so many beautiful places to you, let's see some best of them.

"Past and Future” - The Tian’anmen from" (CC BY 2.0) by Jorge Lascar
Tiananmen Square
The Tiananmen Square is the world's most famous public areas. Anyone can easily recognize the entrance Gate of Heavenly Peace with a portrait of Chairman Mao - as a symbol of Beijing. Tiananmen Square is looks like a concrete field which made with concrete, you can also enjoy some of its surrounding attractions.

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The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is most famous architectural monument in the world and one most famous attraction in China. This great wall is an ancient series of walls and fortifications, totaling over 13000 miles in length.

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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Summer Palace, is a large area of lakes, parks and palaces in Beijing. The UNESCO included this Summer Palace on its World Heritage site List in December 1998. The Summer Palace is a largest imperial garden in China, there is a lot to see. The Seventeen Arch Bridge stretches over the Lake of Kunming at an impressive 2,388 ft in length, the Long Corridor garners attract lots of visitors.

"Palace of the Forbidden City" (CC BY 2.0) by Richard.Fisher
Forbidden City (Imperial Palace)
Forbidden City is a Palace museum of China and one of the most wonderous and mysterious place for over 500 years, located at the city center of Beijing. Once this place is served as the royal palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. This was first built during the reign of Emperor Chengzu in the Ming Dynasty.

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Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan)
Beihai Park is a former imperial garden and today's public park located in the northwestern part of the Beijing city. Beihai Park is the most oldest and well-preserved imperial garden in Beijing, China. This Park has so many attractions like, the Temple of Everlasting Peace, the Circular City and White Dagoba.

"Lama Temple" (CC BY 2.0) by Jorge Lascar
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
This temple is a monastery of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism located in Dongcheng District of Beijing in China. Between the lots of interesting things to see here is the 18m tallest statue of Buddha carved from a trunk of sandalwood tree.

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Olympic Park
The Olympic Park is a green Park in Chaoyang District, Beijing in China, constructed for the Summer Olympics of 2008. The amazing surviving structures in this park include the National Stadium ("Bird's Nest"), the National Aquatic Center ("Water Cube"), and the Olympic Forest Park. Other new buildings, like the National Convention Center, have changed the park's landscape. After Olympic, it was transformed into a multifunctional activity center for the public.

"National Museum of China" (CC BY 2.0) by say_cheddar
National Museum of China
This Museum is situated at the east of Tiananmen Square in Beijing. The main aim of this museum is to spread the knowledge about the history and arts of China. It is operated by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China. The museum is open for visitors between 9 a.m. To 5 p.m. every day except Monday, but the last ticket is sold at 3:30 p.m. Admission is free for everyone, you just have to take your passport with you in order to enter in museum.

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Temple of Heaven Park (Tiatan Park)
Temple of Heaven is the big complex, which was built around 500 years ago in Beijing. For reaching to the Temple of Heaven, just get off the subway at Tiantan Dongmen. This beautiful green area is one peaceful location from the city bustle. Don't miss to visit the Zhaoheng Gate, the Animal Killing Pavilion and the prayer Hall when you come here.

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