The ten most attractive scenic spots in Beijing: Tian'anmen Square, Biehai park, Shichahai......
The Forbidden City was the seat of Imperial power for 500 years, and it is now one of China s major tourist attractions
The Great Wall of China is the collective name of a series of fortification systems generally built across the historical northern borders of China to protect and consolidate territories of Chinese states and empires against various nomadic groups of the steppe and their polities.
Speaking of Beijing's ancient capital culture, we have to mention Hutong. Hutong is an inevitable destination for visitors in Beijing. In Chinese, "Hutong" is actually the transliteration from Mongol in 1267, more than 700 years ago. Hutong, as a product of a profound history, naturally represents the historical feature of Beijing. Rambling in the depths of Hutong and watching the people and things around, you'll travel across the boundary of time to Peiping before you're brought back to reality by the surrounding clamor. Then, you look at everything around and smile.
There several famous royal gardens in Beijing, which attracted attentions of travellers from all over the world
Beijing is a city with vastly different climates, and its four?seasons?are very distinct, with the landscape changing?to match each of them. Many attractions and events are more suitable at certain times of the year, and of course it's best to read these before you go!
As Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is gradually approaching, numerous indoor and outdoor winter sports carnivals are launched to promise visitors an exciting winter in Beijing, letting them experience the charm of the Winter Olympics in advance.
Among the four seasons, winter is definitely the most special one for Chinese people.
The Yudushan mountain is a ntional ecological protection area. The scenic spots are over 100 square kilometers, and the essence of the scenic spots is concentrated in 58 square kilometers
Badaling Great Wall is located in Yanqing District, 60 kilometers to the northwest of downtown Beijing. To date, this 3,741-meter section of the Badaling Great Wall has been open to tourists, comprising of 21 city units and enemy units. Badaling Great Wall was built along the ridges of mountains, looking precipitous from the external wall but gently sloped from the internal wall.
Located at the foot of Badaling Great Wall, Wild Duck Lake Wetland Park is known as “Jiangnan in North Beijing”. It is the largest wetland nature reserve in North China and one of the few wetland bird nature reserves.
Yougushentan is located in south Yunmeng Mountain, 25 kilometers away from the northeast of Huairou District, 75 kilometers away from Beijing city. The temperature within the Yougushentan is always 3-9°C lower than outside, and the coverage of the valley vegetation is higher than 96%.
Baiquan mountain scenic area, located in Huairou District, Beijing, is 70 kilometers away from the urban area. It takes about an hour and a half to drive here.
If you like homestay and love literature and art, you will love here. From the name of this place, you can see bamboo, snow, misty rain, morning glow, cicadas singing… All of them reveal a strong literary and artistic atmosphere.
Yunmeng Mountain National Forest Park is located in the northwest of Miyun County, Beijing, with a total area of 2208 hectares. All of them are natural secondary forest areas with forest coverage rate of 95%. The main peak is 1414 meters above sea level.
Wulingshan Scenic Area is located between Beijing, Tianjin, Tangshan and Chengde. After hundreds of millions of years of vicissitudes and dramatic changes, it has become the main peak of the Yanshan Mountains at an elevation of 2118 meters
Although the Great Wall is a whole, it is divided into innumerable sections due to mountain conditions and regional jurisdiction. However, the most beautiful Great Wall in China is the Jinshanling Great Wall, which is known as "the Great Wall of thousands of miles, and Jinshanling is unique".
Huyu natural scenic spot is located 9 kilometers northwest of Changping District in Beijing and north of Badaling Expressway. There are many natural and cultural landscapes in it.
In the Changping Shahe Ecological Wetland, the egrets fly freely, a variety of lotus flowers are competing to bloom, and a harmonious and beautiful ecological picture is slowly unfolding.
Located in Changping District, Beijing, Juyongguan is of great military importance since ancient times due to its strategically important terrain. The two strategic passes in the south and north are respectively named “South Pass” and “Juyongguan”.
Chaobaihe Forest Park is located in Shunyi District, Beijing. It starts from Tongzhou in the South and ends at Miyun in Huairou in the north. It has a total length of 38 km and a total area of 63000 mu, including 46000 mu of green area and 17000 mu of water surface.
It is the West Lake Park next to the capital airport. Go to Beijing West Lake Park to watch aircraft take off and land. The park observation platform next to Terminal T3, which is about 200 meters away from the runway should be the best place to observe aircraft taking off and landing in Beijing.
Hanshiqiao Wetland is the only large reed marsh wetland in the plain area of Beijing. The water surface is clear, the green fields are vast, the reeds are swaying, and the waterbirds are singing. It is like a sea with spectacular scenery.
Hudongshui Scenic Area is located in a 5-kilometer-long canyon 5km away from the Karst Cave of East Beijing. With a total area of 9km2, Hudongshui Scenic Area spans 1,5km from south to north with a water surface area of 60,000m2.
Huangsongyu National Forest Park is a beautiful land where mountains and water meet the eye with odd pieces of farmland. Here, the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty, forests, alpine meadows, green peaks, clear brooks and lakes, rare animals, flowers and plants, breathtaking skies, craters, old-world mines and lanes and cultural landscapes blend in perfectly with each other
As the Taoist Holy Place in North China, Yaji Mountain is located in Liujiadian Town of Pinggu District and it is 368 meters above sea level with a total area of 5km2 and an ancient building area of 8404.18m2. It is named “Yaji (the girl’s hair bun) Mountain” because its two peaks are towering like a bun on the head of a girl in ancient times
Dongling Mountain is the first place for outdoor enthusiasts in Beijing to challenge. It is known as Mount Everest and the highest peak in Beijing. Every year, countless tourists come to visit the mountain for a glimpse.
Jingxi Eighteen Pools is located in Anjiazhuang Village, Wangping Area, Mentougou District. At the north foot of Qingshuijianshan Peak at the altitude of 1528m, it is famous for its deep valley, unique stones, water and flowers.
Shuanglongxia Gorge is located in the south of Huocun Village, Zhaitang Town, Mentougou in West Beijing. The scenic area is summarized as: “Ten Li of Stream, Hundreds of Waterfalls, Thousand Mu of Red Apricot, and Ten Thousand Acres of Forest Sea.”
Located in the heart of Beijing, the Palace Museum is approached from the south through the Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an men). Ten-meter-high walls and a fifty-two-meter -wide moat surround the palace.
Tiantan Park is the seat of the Temple of Heaven in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 - 1911). Temple of Heaven was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest and rain.
The Summer Palace is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in Beijing. Mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, it covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometers, three-quarters of which is water.
Changyang park is also called Fangshan new Town Waterfront forest park. To be exact, it is only a part of the forest park. The park is one of the 11 key forest parks in Beijing, with a total area of 5789 mu, which is composed of "two rivers and two parks". Changyang park is one of the "two parks".
Changgou wetland is a national wetland park built in Beijing after Cuihu Wetland and Wild Duck Lake Wetland. It is composed of many springs in Changgou area. The wetland area is nearly 10000 mu, which is known as the "northern water town"~
The water of Niukouyu reservoir has been treated by the sewage treatment plant, and it has become very clear and has no odor. Moreover, the whole reservoir has been treated better and better.
If you want to find a good place to release yourself in a busy city, you might as well come to this park in Beijing and enjoy the good place in the city to relax. This park is called Niantan park. It is located on the sixth South Ring Road.
Speaking about the Liangshui River at Yizhuang, its impression on old Beijingers is a stinking ditch and a large waste land. Now, it’s changed into a forest oxygen bar with a length of 11 kilometers and an area of 106 hectares.
Nanhaizi Park was the largest wetland in Beijing. As the royal hunting ground of the Liao, Jin, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties and the royal courts of the Ming and Qing dynasties, it has been listed as one of the “Ten Scenes of Yanjing”.
The Grand Canal Forest Park is located on both sides of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. There are large lush forests planted along the river, as well as orchards and lotus flowers.
There is no need to make an appointment and it requires to enter the park with health code. The road is smooth and there are few tourists, so it is suitable for wandering.
Entering from the west gate of the park, you can see the Yuling Lake, which is known as the First Lake in Jingdong. The clear water sparkles in the sun, and it looks as if it is connected by water and sky.
The Palace Museum is limiting the daily number of visitors to 80,000, and recommending both individual visitors and tourist groups book tickets in advance online (booking address: https://gugong.ktmtech.cn).
There are English signs available at the airport and subway stations.
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