Top 10 Things to Do in Beijing

Top 10 Things to Do in Beijing, Beijing, China (B)

Beijing is a fascinating city with many things to do, including historical attractions and experiences.

This may sound clichéd but this is the No. 1 thing to do in Beijing – even though The Great Wall is not restricted to Beijing. It is over 8000 km long extending from the East to the West of the country. We went up the Juyong Pass. The views are spectacular and the experience is phenomenal. You get to tick off one of the New 7 Wonders of the World on your bucket list and earn the bragging rights – and the T-shirt, as well as the certificate that you can buy there. It helps to be fit as the wall is steep. Do wear comfortable shoes.

Visit the world’s largest public square, the scene of many important events in Chinese history and one of China’s most famous landmarks. Chairman Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China, now lies there in his mausoleum. Hundreds of visitors queue to pay their respects everyday. Go at dawn or dusk, if you can, to see the elaborate flag-rising and lowering ceremonies. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 10 Things to Do in Beijing
Guide Location: China » Beijing
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sara Essop
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Tiananmen Square
  • Temple Of Heaven
  • Summer Palace
  • The Legend of Jinsha
  • jade factory

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