Things to do in Beijing

The capital city of China, Beijing has a glorious history that spans nearly 3,000 years. The city has remained the capital city of China for nearly 850 years and is considered as one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China. Dotted with beautiful landmarks, architectures and historic places to visit, Beijing is a tourist’s paradise. If you want a taste of history while touring China, Beijing should be one of your stops.

There are infinite things to do in Beijing if you are a tourist. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Forbidden City – the largest palace complex in the world built by emperors of Qing and Ming dynasties. Besides that there are a number of must-visit places in Beijing including the Courtyard houses also known as Siheyuan, Tiananmen Square, Temples of the Heaven, Summer Places, Ming Tombs and Hutongs.

The restaurants and cafes offer a range of cuisines that will make your mouth water even if you are just passing by them. If you are a foodie then the Wangfujing Snack Street that sells should be on top of your list. One of the most popular things to do in Beijing is to visit the Temple of Heaven built in the Ming dynasty for a surreal experience of medieval life; that shows how intact the location is!