Hot: Shichahai Scenic Area (什刹海风景区)

Search: World Cultural Heritage |     A Total of 15 Attractions

List of Attractions

The Palace Museum (故宫博物院)
Rating:
AAAAA
Introduction:
The Forbidden City was the seat of Imperial power for 500 years, and it is now one of China s major tourist attractions
Address:
No. 4 Jingshan Front Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Key words:
Very interesting relics | Top Beijing museum
The Temple of Heaven (天坛公园)
Rating:
AAAAA
Introduction:
It is China s largest and most representative existing masterpiece among China’s ancient sacrificial buildings
Address:
No. 1, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Key words:
Place of historical interest | Fantastic architecture | Great for taking walks | Tourist hotspot with iconic altars
The Summer Palace (颐和园)
Rating:
AAAAA
Introduction:
Being the largest and most well preserved royal park in China, it greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscaping with its famous natural vistas and points of cultural interest
Address:
No. 19, Xinjiangongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing
Key words:
Interesting cultural relics | Lakes and boating opportunities | Good for walking | Place of historical interest
Badaling Great Wall (八达岭长城风景名胜区)
Rating:
AAAAA
Introduction:
Badaling Great Wall was officially opened to tourists in 1958 It was the earliest section of the Great Wall to be opened to tourists and receives the largest number of visitors
Address:
In the southwestern part of Yanqing District, Beijing
Key words:
Place of Historical interest | Great views | Good for walking | Fantastic architecture
Ming Tombs (明十三陵)
Rating:
AAAAA
Introduction:
Of the 16 emperors ruling China during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 13 are buried in a box canyon at the southern foot of Tianshou Shan (hence the Chinese name Shisan Ling, the 13 Tombs)
Address:
Foot of Tianshou Mountain, Changping District, Beijing
Key words:
Ancient ruins | Place of great historical interest |Beautiful scenery | Interesting ancient site
The Great Wall at Mutianyu (慕田峪长城)
Rating:
AAAAA
Introduction:
Despite the hundreds of buses that visit daily, the Great Wall at Mutianyu is not as crowded as the nearby Badaling or Juyongguan sections of the Wall
Address:
Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing
Key words:
Ancient ruins | Place of great historical interest | Beautiful scenery | Dramatic views
Ancient Badaling Great Wall (八达岭古长城)
Rating:
AAA
Introduction:
Ancient Badaling Great Wall of Beijing is a newly opened scenic spot, which looks a little old but tells you its old history It is near the Badaling Great Wall
Address:
Ancient (Remnant) Great Wall, Donggou Village, Badaling Town, Yanqing District, Beijing
Key words:
Ancient ruins | Great views of the Great Wall | Learn about Chinese history | Scenic site
Juyongguan Great Wall (居庸关长城)
Rating:
AAAA
Introduction:
Juyongguan Great Wall is the closest section of the Great Wall to Beijing - a little closer than Badaling which it connects to
Address:
Juyongguan Great Wall Administrative office, Nankou Town, Changping District, Beijing
Key words:
Lama Pagodas and Temple | Earthen castle | Military history site | Beijing's nearest stretch of the Great Wall
Simatai Great Wall (司马台长城景区)
Rating:
AAAA
Introduction:
Simatai Great Wall is the most unspoilt sections of the Great Wall around Beijing
Address:
In Gubeikou Town, Miyun District, Beijing
Key words:
Great for hiking | Stunning natural beauty | Place of historical significance | City getaway
Badaling Remnant Great Wall (八达岭残长城)
Rating:
AAA
Introduction:
Badaling Remnant Great Wall is the only section of the remnant Great Wall that has been authorized to be opened to the public.
Address:
Donggou Village, Badaling Town, Yanqing District, Beijing
Key words:
Archaelogical site | 2,000 year old ruins | Military tower | Dramatic scenery
Yunmeng Mountain Great Wall Relics Park (北京云蒙山长城遗址公园)
Rating:
AA
Introduction:
Yunmengshan literally means "a mountain always covered with mist " Yunmengshan is locally referred to as the “Huangshan of North China " due to its stunning view
Address:
Wangzhuang Village, Shicheng Town, Miyun District, Beijing
Key words:
Ancient ruins | A uniquely constructed stretch of the Great Wall | Place of historical interest
Southeastern Corner Tower(东南角楼)
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Introduction:
The Tower is China's only and biggest corner tower within city walls.
Address:
No.9 Chongwenmen East Street, Dongcheng District
Key words:
Historical Site
China Great Wall Museum (中国长城博物馆)
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Introduction:
The China Great Wall Museum was built in 1994 on the western side of Badaling Pass.
Address:
Within Badaling Great Wall, Badaling Town, Yanqing District, Beijing 北京延庆区八达岭镇八达岭风景区内
Key words:
Great Wall | History | Chinese Culture
Jiankou Great Wall (箭扣长城)
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Introduction:
The mountains are of various shapes, so that this section looks great and full of challenge Jiankou Great Wall is famous for its W-shape and the dilapidated original form
Address:
Huairou District, Beijing
Key words:
Great Wall | History | Chinese Culture
Corner Towers(紫禁城角楼)
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Introduction:
The 4 corner towers of lofty walls were established in 1420, rebuilt in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). As one part of the Forbidden City, they served as the defense facility just as the lofty walls.
Address:
Address: The Forbidden City, Dongcheng District
Key words:
Good Place to Take Pictures | Defense Facility|Historical Sites