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Oct 19, 2011
There's so much to see and do in Beijing, it can be tough for first time travelers to pick out activities and attractions. To give you a head start, here are the top 5 things to do in Beijing. Everything from the Great Wall of China to the Forbidden city is included.
Oct 19, 2011
Beijing is one of the greatest cities in the world, and its history and culture can't be missed. Here are some of the best Beijing museums to visit during your stay, where you'll explore the city's past and future.
Shows in Beijing
There are so many quality shows in Beijing how will you ever choose? You certainly can't miss the many traditional performances that have defined the city for centuries. And ruling out any of the concerts is out of the question.
The only solution is to fit in as many of the shows in Beijing in to you schedule as possible. Infuse yourself with Chinese culture and attend the highly esteemed Kungfu shows or the Peking Opera and Peking Theater, considered national treasures with over 200 years of history.
While Beijing has traditionally been closed to western culture, times are changing and now more contemporary shows in Beijing are offered as well. However, no matter which of the Beijing shows you choose, you'll discover a city that is exciting, intriguing, and totally prepared for a memorable time.
4 Beijing Shows
Beijing Symphony Orchestra
Beijing Concert Hall 1 Beixinhua Jie, Beijing
Go to a fantastic show any time of the year with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra. The symphony is world renowned, and should not be missed by any music enthusiasts while visiting the city.
Beijing Opera (Peking Opera)
National Centre for the Performing Arts 2 Xichang'an Jie, Beijing
Watch an amazing Peking Opera show in Beijing any time of the year. This type of opera is very different than what you will find in the states. The performers are heavily costumed, and do amazing acrobatics while keeping the traditional opera singing voice. The shows are always very entertaining.
China Conservatory of Music
China Conservatory of Music 1 Anxiang Lu, Changyang District, Beijing
Listen to traditional Chinese music, and other amazing performances at the China Conservatory of Music. The focus is on traditional music, but there are also many shows that give tribute to some of the best composers in history like, Mozart, and Beethoven.
Beijing Tigers Baseball
Fengtai Softball Field Fengtai Sports Center, Beijing
Watch an international baseball game while you are in Beijing. The Tigers are one of the best teams in the Chinese Baseball League having won four championships, and are always fun to watch.