Bucket List Highlights
The must-see sights in Beijing to tick off your bucket list! They are ideally best avoided at peak times or weekends, but definitely not to miss. If you’re short on time, you can generally visit these highlights in as little as three days.
Other Popular Sights
You’ll find these sights in the guidebook and they’ll generally be pretty busy with local tourists, but good options to fill in any spare time you have in Beijing.
Rarely found in the guidebooks and often deserted, these sights are highly recommended for those travellers looking to get off-the-beaten-track and explore the local culture in more depth. Be prepared to venture out of town for the best sights – but they’re definitely worth the trek!
Great activities to learn more about Chinese culture or get active.
China’s one of the most popular cities in the world for shopping, particularly for those looking for cheap electronics or fakes. While the government has cracked down significantly on counterfeit goods, bargains are still to be found if you know where to look!
Study, intern and work opportunities
Beijing is a fantastic city in China for study, intern and work opportunities – with many top companies, universities and schools, convenient public transport, and lots of sights to explore on your days off!