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Jun 6, 2011
If you're planning a trip to Beijing, make sure you check out some of these top 10 Beijing attractions to really experience what China's capitol has to offer.
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.
Tours in and from Beijing
Beijing is both an ancient imperial city and a thriving modern metropolis requiring time and knowledge to uncover the many treasures that lie within. If you're planning that once in a lifetime trip to Beijing, don't come home regretting having missed any of the most important sights. The tours in and from Beijing can help you tackle the sprawling city and nearby locations which have over 4 centuries worth of interest.
Beijing is captivating and the more you see of it, the more it'll change you. The best way to tackle seeing as much of Beijing and nearby points of interest as possible is to take some of the many Beijing tours.
See the city the way people have for hundreds of years by taking the traditional pedicar or walking tours that provide an intimate look at life in the city. For tours that cover a little more territory, try an organized tour by bus of the most famous sites like Tianammen Square, the majestic Forbidden City or the peaceful gardens of the Summer Palace. However, no mater what type you choose, your time in the city will be enriched by Beijing sightseeing.
5 Beijing Tours
Beijing Xian Tour
Depart from Hotel Beijing
Go on the Beijing Xian tour, and you will see some of the most interesting attractions in the city. The two major highlights are the beautiful and enormous city wall, as well as the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The tour also takes you to see the Terra-cotta Warriors.
Xian Terracotta Army and Hanyang Tombs Tour
Airport or Train Station pickup Lin Tong District, Beijing
See the amazing Terracotta Army in its entirety while you are in Beijing. Over 8,000 life-sized stone sculptures dating back to 210 BC stand at attention under an enormous man made dome. It is often referred to as the 8th wonder of the world, and cant be missed on your trip.
Overnight Sleeping on the Great Wall, and Tour
Great Wall of China Beijing
Take a truly unique tour of the Great Wall of China on this tour. You will be able to camp right on the wall which is an experience that most people don't get when they visit. You will also learn all about the history of the 5,500 mile long stone and brick masterpiece.
Private Beijing Tours
Tour the city at your own pace on a private Beijing tour. The guides are very well trained, and knowledgeable of the city and surrounding areas. You will see all of the top attractions, plus have the option to visit the Great Wall of China or the Forbidden City.
Beijing Olympic Tour
Olympic Park Beijing, China
See some of the most amazing sports stadiums ever built throughout Beijing. The city hosted the olympics in 2008, and stadiums like the "Bird's Nest," and the color changing "Water Cube" are sights to be seen.