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Mutianyu Great Wall
#1 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Amazing experience, amazing place, amazing views, best section of the Great Wall!!!!! Go there with a good camera and wear good shoes because everything you'll see is totally worth it!
Had a brilliant day out today we had a fantastic tour guide who took us to and from the Great Wall this place is awe inspiring from the cable car ride up to the amazing view and the luge ride down
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The Great Wall at Badaling
#2 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
This part of the Great Wall at Badaling surpasses any other Great Wall attractions in terms of its magnitude and views of the nearby mountains.
Make sure put sunscreen (Great Wall is high on mountain), be sure bring plenty of water and snack (you will need some rest in the middle), make sure bring camera with extra battery (the view is too beautiful).
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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
#3 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
There are some fantastic 'typical' Chinese views to marvel at with the huge lake, Lotus flowers, willow trees, arched bridges, wooded hills, Pagodas and beautiful palaces and temple.
Fascinating architecture and history, the gallery of paintings is breathtaking and the view of the lake from the white bridge is unforgettable.
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Temple of Heaven
#4 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Temple of Heaven is a must-do as it is a gorgeously preserved site of stunning structures, pristinely kept grounds and opportunities for quiet contemplation if so desired.
My top four favourite places to tour in Beijing and what I would classify as the four “must see” sites are: Forbidden City (Palace Museum), Temple of Heaven and Tiantan Park, Summer Palace, and Tiananmen Square.
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Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
#5 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Among the formal sights one that I enjoyed as very low-key and respectful was the Eternal Abundance from Heaven (Auspicious Deer Artifacts of the Palace Museum), which pays tribute to the critical role that deer p...
Everywhere is kept clean, the buildings are well preserved and it is a fascinating place As you leave by the North gate be sure to cross the road and climb the steps to get a fabulous view which really shows how v...
317 Ways to experience it
Linda Beijing Tour
#6 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
But on our way back to the hotel, Linda drove us into downtown Beijing for a quick car tour of the biggest sites in the city's center where she provided some interesting local commentary in well-communicated English.
;) Had a great time at the wall, and Mark waited for us the time we spent looking at the views and took us back to airport well in time!
Great Wall at Huanghuacheng
#7 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
We climbed up the wall and walked along it for several hundred yards, the followed trails to the lake and hiked along the lake with lovely views of the great wall along the mountain tops and cherry trees in bloom...
This is one of my favourite Great Wall sections, you will enjoy the breathtaking stunning lake and mountain view from the top.
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The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative
#8 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
What an absolutely stunning place so much history and absolutely stunning work and amazing views definitely worth a visit
The sites, history, imagination of it's creation, the pride the Chinese have of this amazing place was well worth any challenges (which were very little).
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Juyong Pass of Great Wall
#9 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
... admit a lot of the steps are very high and steep in sections and it can be quite challenging but the view from the top is amazing, there are great opportunities for photos along the way, we really loved the fa...
This was truly amazing and a must to see and experience place.The views stunning,the stairs and pathways testing your fitness but truly worth every breath you take
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WildWall Tours
#10 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
The skies soon cleared and we enjoyed the most varied and unforgettable treks, mountain goating our way through rubble and vegetation, pausing to gaze at astonishing views, getting up close and personal with the m...
A hike through the autumn woods in rural Beijing and then the Great Wall looms above us -- my 6-year-old son and I were blown away with one awesome view of the Wall after another.
The Great Wall of Gubeikou
#11 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Right after the first uphill, you're treated with gorgeous mountains and copious snaking views of the Great Wall.
The Gubeikou Great Wall is an unrestored part but the view was spectacular and it was a comfortable hike.
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Simatai Great Wall
#12 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Loved the fact that it was mostly unrestored as it felt natural and rustic, and the views of the reservoir, Gubei Water Town and the surrounding mountainous areas was amazing!
We could see the wall stretching along the heights long before we got there and had an amazing view of it as we ascended in the cable car to begin our walk to the wall, so worth the trip to see this marvel of engi...
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Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest
#13 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Located at the Temple of Heaven Park, the Hall is one of the most iconic sites, thus a must-see in Beijing.
Must-see landmark within the Temple of Heaven Park
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Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan)
#14 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Built from the earth excavated to make the moat around the Forbidden City surmounted by a magnificent temple affording panoramic views of Beijing, Jingshan Park should be the starting point of any visit to Beijing.
In a good day, you'll have a spectacular view of the Forbidden City with its sparkling rooftops reflecting the sunlight, you'll see the mountains faraway, and you'll also see the modern city with many of its skysc...
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Hall of Great Harmony (Taihe Dian)
#15 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Truly a site so big, you need a comfy walking shoes, brollies, sunscreen, hat and a very good camera to picture the magnificence of the ancient buildings.
Suggest you watch the movie The Last Emperor to get some good views of the Palace and the Hall of Great Harmony
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Tower of Buddhist Incense(Summer Palace)
#16 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
For me, this was the most outstanding part of the Summer Palace, a huge pagoda made of wood overlooking the Kunming Lake and the Summer Palace and with views across the lake towards Beijing City.
I spent the day at Summer Palace with my sister who was visiting me from Australia.We enjoyed boating in the lakes and the view of the Tower of Buddhist Incense was just magnificent seen from the middle of the lake.
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National Center for the Performing Arts
#17 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Imaginative Architectural Design + Extraordinary Collection of Exhibits to View
We were fortunate enough, as we were walking around getting closer views of the architecture to happen by some performers in costume.
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Beihai Park (Beihai Gongyuan)
#18 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Excellent choice for cloudy days, the lake is wonderful and with lily on water is like paradise, definitely try boats on the lake, and take the bus circling the park to visit landmarks all over the park, the stati...
Beihai Park is so beautiful There is a lake here you can rent a boat, many walk ways, a temple, live entertainment and great views.
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Pinggu Jiangjunguan Great Wall
#19 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
The view from top parts is incredible!
great views and history
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Long Corridor at the Summer Palace
#20 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Judy’s English is excellent and her knowledge of this particular site is quite spectacular as it only makes the trip that more interesting when learning about the history while touring it.
Long, wonderful walk along Lake Kunming, enjoying the thousands of intricate artworks, and stopping off at some of the many excellent historic sights.
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Turret of The Palace Museum
#21 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Then you get the most magnificent views of the turret across the moat water.
We also visited the landmark of Beijing, the Palace Museum.
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Gate of Heavenly Peace (Tian'an Men)
#22 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
And yes, looking from up there towards the south (across Chang'an Ave. which is directly in front of this gate tower) is just an "outstanding panoramic" view encompassing the National Museum on the left, the Mauso...
The Square is empty but there are great views from the square and excellent to be at a place so significant in history.
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Yanqing Badaling Incomplete Great Wall
#23 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
It is a challenging walk but well worth with amazing views of this ancient monument of the human endurance.
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Tsinghua University
#24 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Best University of China, landmark, sights
Once an elementary school student studying in Tsinghua’s primary school, I can tell that the campus is not only a center of high-tech but also a great place for a visual feast of natural sights as there are lots o...
Gubei Water Town
#25 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
Outstanding views from the top and nice walk down back to the village where you have a wide choice of snacks or meals.
... the 7 min ride to the foot of the GW, walk 500 meters to the first opened watchtower, see sunset, see the GW lit up, take the cable car down and see the night view of the watertown and the music fountain show.
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The Nine Dragon Screen of The Palace Museum
#26 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
A solitary sign on the site describes the screen's impressive dimensions (almost 30 metres long, 3.5 metres high), that it was built in 1772 during the reign of Emperor Qianlong, and that it's one of three signifi...
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Peking University (Beijing Da Xue)
#27 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
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798 Art Zone
#28 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
It really is a district with multiple sites, we started at Ulens Center for Contemporary Art and from there the district is fairly easy to navigate and there are restaurants, shops and art informally tucked away a...
It is filled with restaurants of various sizes, large and small shops, plenty of wall graffiti, galleries, food stalls, and sights to see.
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Water Great Wall at Huanghuacheng
#29 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
It was snowing the day before so we had the most amazing view of snow on the Great Wall in April!! It’s a little strange but the effects were beautiful.
Absolutely beautiful views and it was a rare treat to get photos of the wall without other people on it.
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Old Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan)
#30 of 769 Sights & Landmarks in Beijing
You'll be highly rewarded with a great view over Beijing and the mountains for the really steep uphill walk.
One of the best sights to visit in Beijing - a big history lesson - of fire and distruction
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