The Hutongs are narrow alleyways arranged into mazes. These alleys connect traditional houses in the quarter, which will allow you to get to know locals and experience their lifestyle.
Never forget to visit souvenir markets within the metro. These shops allow you to have a glimpse of the old Chinese lifestyle through antiques, as well as the modern Chinese life through their products.
Watch a Kung-Fu exhibition show and enjoy seeing the Chinese showcase their prowess in the martial arts.
Have your breath taken away by some death defying stunts performed at the Chaoyang Theater.
Take time to visit this one of a kind mega structure, and experience this Heritage Site firsthand.
Beijing is not just the busy capital city of China. Get to know its culture and heritage, as well as the local lifestyle by visiting these sites. Make sure to include them in your itinerary.
The Unesco World Heritage site was once home to 24 emperors and ordinary people were not allowed inside hence it being forbidden.
Remembered for the Tiananmen massacre in the late 80’s the historic square has many things to offer such as the Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People's Heroes, Great Hall of the People and Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall.
One of the oldest, largest and best-preserved ancient imperial gardens in China is Beihai Park. The Chinese garden has a lake and in the middle lays the Jade Flowery Islet topped by the White Dagoba which is said to hold scriptures, prayer implements and monk’s bones.
The YongHeGong Lama Temple or YongHe Temple is also known as the 'Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple’. The temple and monastery of the Geluk (Yellow Hat) School of Tibetan Buddhism is one of the largest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world
Once the venue of the 2008 Olympics, it is the now used for international and domestic sports competitions and recreation activities. Visitors can also enjoy some skiing it being the largest ski resort in urban Beijing.