Please take some time to visit the Lama
Temple. It means the Palace of Peace and Harmony
and see the collection of Buddhist art it houses. Then
travel along a stream and see the beautiful waterfalls
of the Silver Fox Cave. The cave is its own little natural
museum which you will find truly captivating. Then you
will want to walk along the 17 arch bridge of The Summer
Palace to see the beautiful grounds and gardens.
At the Temple of Heaven hear the
echo of a whisper along the corridor. Why don’t
you also visit the Beijing Planetarium and the Beijing
Aquarium for stargazing and sharing some time with
the Aquatic life forms. You will be glad that you
did. It is time well spent at these two places.
There are so many things to do and see in the Beijing
area. We have chosen the Top 10 Attractions
that we think you should see, but please do see more
and as many attractions that you can during your stay
in Beijing. All the scenic areas should be explored
to the fullest. Beijing offers an assortment of attractions
like no other in the world, so enjoy as many as you
Great Wall Of China
North of Beijing city
Phone: +86 (0)10 6912 1235
Qin Dynasty (221-207BC) much of the Great Wall was
linked together and it runs for 5,000 kilometers and
offers spectacular views along steep cliffs. This
is a man made wall and it is truly remarkable to see
if first hand. A must see on everyone’s list
that visits Beijing, China.
North of Tiananmen Square
Dong Cheng District
Beijing, Hebei 100009 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6512 2255; +86 (0)10 6513 2255
The Forbidden City is also known as the Former Palace.
There are 9,000 rooms and 70 structures to this immense
building. With a most and surrounded by a high wall
this was a residence to the Ming and Qing Dynasty.
It also has a wonderful royal garden in the back.
12 Yong He Gong Avenue
Beijing, 100007 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6404 4499; +84 (0)10 6404 3769
The Lama Temple was built in 1694 and means (Palace
of Peace and Harmony). It has five large halls and
courtyards with delicate archways. There is an abundance
of Buddhist art throughout and other Tibetan-style
murals. It was the residence of Prince Yin Zhen, a
son of Emperor Kang Xi of the Qing Dynasty.
Chang An Avenue
Dong Cheng District
Beijing, Hebei 100006 China
Tiananmen Square is surrounded by buildings including
Tiananmen Gate, The Forbidden City, the Great Hall
of the People, The Monument of the People's Heroes
and the Mao Zedong Mausoleum. It is a symbol of the
People’s Republic of China. Recently it was
renovated for the 50th anniversary of the area.
Bei Hai Park
1 Wen Jin Street
(northwest of the Forbidden City)
Beijing, Hebei 100034 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6403 1102
Bei Hai Park is very calming and peaceful at any time
of the day and you can rent paddle boats on the river.
It was built for recreation by the emperors of post-Kublai
Khan dynasties. Just relax and take a few moments
to visit at any time of the year it is absolutely
138 Xi Zhi Men Wai Road
Xi Cheng District
Beijing, Beijing 100044 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6835 2453
At the Beijing Planetarium you can star gaze which
is not always possible in the rest of the city. It
is very relaxing at the end of the day. So take your
time and enjoy yourself. There are different shows
every month and you’ll enjoy just sitting and
staring into the artificial night sky.
Temple of Heaven
Tian Tan North Road
Beijing, Hebei 100050 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6702 2242
The Temple of Heaven was built between 1406 and 1420s
where the emperors of Qing and Mind Dynasty prayed.
They prayed for good harvests and good rains to come
and it is said that the echo can be heard all along
the hallways of just a whisper of a voice.
West of the Ruins of the Old Summer Palace
Beijing, Hebei 100091 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6288 1144
During the Qing Dynasty The Summer Palace was the
summer residence. There is a 17 arch bridge that offers
fantastic views of the home and the grounds with beautiful
gardens. There is also a long corridor filled with
beautiful paintings. An absolutely fantastic day will
be spent there in its peacefulness.
108 Gao Liang Qiao West Street
Hai Dian District
Beijing, 100081 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6833 8741; 6217 6655
At Beijing Aquarium see sharks, a man-made rain forest
and dolphin shows to entertain everyone in your group.
It is a great afternoon of sightseeing and learning
all about the aquatic life. Nice time for a visit
especially if you like fish and dolphins and you can
Silver Fox Cave
Xia Ying Shui Village, Fo Zi Zhuang Town
Beijing, Beijing 102616 China
Phone: +86 (0)10 6036 3236
The Silver Fox Cave has unusual stone flowers and
formations. You will see waterfalls as you ride along
in a boat below ground level. All through the cave
you will see interesting artefacts, it has its own
built in museum. It is warm in the winter and cold
in the summer inside the cave so dress accordingly.