Beijing[ Related Itinerary ]

Beijing is the capital of China and one of the most populous cities in the world, with a population of 19,612,368 as of 2010. The city is the country's political, cultural, educational center and home to the headquarters for most of China's largest state-owned companies.

Governed as a municipality under the direct administration of the national government, Beijing is divided into 14 urban and suburban districts and two rural counties. It is a major transportation hub, with dozens of railways, roads and motorways passing through the city, and the destination of many international flights to China.

As one of the four ancient capitals, with more than 3000 years of the city history, Beijing blends of Chinese culture from the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, with many historical sites and cultural landscapes. Beijing is the city with the most World Heritage Sites and is the world's first capital city with a world geological park. More than 200 tourist attractions are opened to the public including many world famous attractions such as Badaling Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall, etc. different sections of the Great Wall; the world's largest palace - Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven; the Imperial Garden - Summer Palace, Old Summer Palace, Beihai Park; and the world's largest courtyard Prince Gong's Mansion. Quadrangle courtyard and the Hutong is the representative of the traditional culture in Beijing. During Beijing tour to Hutong and quadrangle courtyards, tourists could learn more about this traditional culture. Beijing's cultural life is rich and varied, ranging various types of performances and international exhibitions. Known as the "essence" of China, Peking Opera has two hundred years of history. The gorgeous costumes, beautiful singing, and amazing mask are impressive. Beijing's nightlife is equally attractive for all the travelers. Houhai, Sanlitun and Nanluoguxiang Bar Streets are the best places to experience Beijing nightlife.

Besides the historical relics, modern architectures such as the Grand Theater, Bird's Nest, Water Cube, Financial Street, large shopping centers, etc. show the flourishing and fast development of modern Beijing. As the capital city very rich in tourism resources, Beijing is usually regarded as the first destination of China travel.

In order to facilitate the international visitors' short stay in Beijing, 72 Hours Visa Free Transit policy is carried out From Jan. 1st 2013. Passport holders of 51 countries and regions are granted a visa-free stay of up to 72 hours with a third country flight ticket.


The Great Wall

The Great Wall of China, one of the greatest wonders of the world, was enlisted in the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987. ...More

The Temple of Heaven

About 2km southeast of the Forbidden City towers Tian Tan, or the Temple of Heaven, where dynastic rulers in China used to worship ...More

The Kungfu Show

Kungfu show at Red Theatre. is a must-see production in Beijing for tourists and Kung Fu lovers. A group of the best Kung Fu pract ...More

Forbidden City

Visit the Forbidden City is to review the history of China’s Feudal Society. Nearly rivaling the iconic status of the Great Wall ...More

Ming Tombs

Ming Tombs is the mausoleums of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty and it is the largest clusters of imperial cemeteries in Chi ...More

Summer Palace

Beijing Summer Palace is an outstanding of the creative art of Chinese garden design and the best preserved imperial garden in Chi ...More

Tiananmen Square

Tiananmen Square is one of the largest city center squares in the world and it is truly the heart of Beijing. ...More

Beihai Park

Located in the city central zone, Beihai Park is one of the oldest and most authentically preserved imperial gardens in China with ...More

Beijing Zoo

As the home to around 450 different species and has a population of some 5,000 animals, now Beijing Zoo is the biggest zoo in Chin ...More

Beijing Hutong

Beijing has been lost in the passion of the times. To taste of the real culture of Beijing, hutong is second to none. ...More

Lama Temple

Lama Temple is the foremost Tibetan Buddhist temple outside the snowy ranges of Tibet. ...More

Olympic Park

Olympic Park is the place holding 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and after the game it became one of the modern landmarks of Beijing. ...More

Beijing Bell and Drum Tower

Located to the north of Beijing-south axis line in Dongcheng District, Bell and Drum Towers represent the symbol of this old city ...More

Prince Gong's Mansion

Embedded in a hutong, Prince Gong's Mansion is one of Beijing's largest private residential compounds and the world's largest exta ...More


Shichahai gains a high fame among visitors due to it perfectly combines the atural scenery, historical culture, urban culture and ...More

Wangfujing Street

With the total length of 810 meters, Wangfujing is the largest pedestrian street in Beijing. ...More

Zhongshan Park

Beijing Zhongshan Park is located in the south of the Forbidden City and west of the Tiananmen Square, where originally was a site ...More

Beijing Confucius Temple

Located in Guozijian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing Confucian Temple is the place to sacrifice Confucius in Yuan, Ming and Qi ...More

Fragrant Hills Park

Located about 28 kilometers from the center of Beijing, covering an area of 400 hectares, Fragrant Hills Park is covered with larg ...More

Longqing Gorge

Known as the "Small Li River" in Beijing, there are many famous and remarkable Scenic Spots in Longqing Gorge. ...More

Qianmen Street

Located at back of Tiananmen Square, Qianmen Street was busy street since ancient time in China. ...More

Beijing Sanlitun

Sanlitun Village is located in the eastern Chaoyang District, 3 kilometers from city center. It is the top place famous for visito ...More

798 Art District

Brings together many cultural and artistic elements in the galleries, design studios, art exhibition space, artist studios, fashio ...More

Beijing Capital Museum

Covering an area of 63,390 square meters, Beijing Capital Museum contains with five floors above ground and two floors underground ...More

Marco Polo Bridge

Marco Polo Bridge is a large granite structure of 11 arches that spans the Yongding River, which was listed into the "Eight Scenic ...More

Zhoukoudian Peking Man Site

Got the fame of "Home to Peking Man", Zhoukoudian Peking Man Site is a natural habitat of human ancestors about 700,000 years ago ...More

Top Beijing Ski Resorts

Visit Beijing in winter, there are still many interesting things to do and skiing ranks fast among all the winter activities. ...More