The existing wall was built in Ming Dynasty. With a total length of 4,000 m, the Great Wall with the Terra-Cotta Warriors and the Tiananmen square were regarded as the symbol of China.
The Summer Palace is famous for its handsome buildings, pretty scenery and tumultuous history. It is one of the finest examples garden architecture in China.
In 1956, Ming tomb was opened. It gives us a better understanding of the Ming Dynasty art, the tomb structure and the Emperor's extravagance in building the tomb.
Exploring every passageway in the Forbidden City then Climing to the top of the Coal Hill for a panorama view of the Forbidden City and downtown is really a memorable experience.
During the Ming and Qing dynasties, the temple was the site of imperial sacrifices to Heaven. It was here that the emperor conducted the rituals to appease "the Ruler of the Universe.".
One of the unique features of Beijing is its numerous Hutongs which means small lanes. Today, the hutongs still remain much the same as during Ming and Qing times.
Places to visit in beijing
Our Beijing China attractions tour + hotel/airfare packages include many top things you must see and do when traveling in Beijing. Other Beijing tourist spots are not so famous and well-know, and they are seldom visited but might be more interesting.