Home to China's most famous and magnificent tourist sites, the capital city Beijing is a vast metropolis. The incredible 183 acre site of the Forbidden City is where most visitors start, spending at least half a day exploring this architectural masterpiece. Continue on to the awe-inspiring Great Wall of China at one of three locations close to Beijing before discovering the Temple of Heaven and the Summer Palace, both spectacular in their own right.
Finally, no visit to Beijing would be complete without a traditional rickshaw ride through the old cobbled 'Hutongs' to view the Beijing of yesteryear, providing a fascinating contrast with the gleaming skyscrapers fighting for space in the city centre.
A fascinating blend of iconic ancient sites and extraordinary contemporary advancements, a holiday to China’s capital city of Beijing is a spellbinding experience.
Few cities in the world offer the chance to fulfil so many lifetime objectives, whether it’s the opportunity to stand in the centre of the vast Tiananmen Square, breach the hallowed walls of the Forbidden City, rush through the back streets of the famous Hutongs or stand atop the extraordinary Great Wall of China.
Combined with its feats of stunning architectural prowess, including the much-acclaimed Olympic Park, Beijing’s timeless attractions make it an incredible choice for a Travelbag holiday.
Key Highlights of Beijing
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You can’t pay China a visit without leaving enough time to explore Beijing, the country’s capital city. Beijing is a fascinating place, equally brimming with new, modern achievements as it is ancient historical temples and monuments. It’s a city you can get lost in, and a city you could spend weeks exploring without ever really scratching the surface.
When visiting Beijing (especially if sightseeing is on your to-do list) we’d recommend investing in a comfy pair of slip-on shoes. Many of the temples you’ll visit in the city will require your shoes to be left at the door and, trust us, it’ll get annoying having to tie up your laces every time you go see somewhere new.
Keeping in mind the temples and monuments you’ll be visiting, it’s also worth taking long-sleeved and respectful clothing – to ensure you don’t get turned away entry.
Beijing has 4 seasons, the summer tends to be hot and humid (with temperatures reaching over 40 degrees), the spring is short but sweet, the autumn pleasant and mild – and the winter cold and long.
Most visitors to the city chose the spring or autumn to visit, as these months are when you’ll feel most comfortable walking around and enjoying the outdoors. However if you like the heat, the hottest months are July and August so you’d want to schedule your trip during then.
Humidity in the city is a year round occurrence, with the average humidity being about 50%. In the summer months this can reach highs of 80% - which can often make being outdoors feel sticky, hot and uncomfortable for some.
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