Visiting Beijing

Everything you need to know as a tourist in Beijing

The alternative Beijing tourist guide
Visiting Beijing

The alternative Beijing tourist guide

Beijingers and tourists alike can check out these less-seen sights

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The most Googled questions on Beijing – answered
Visiting Beijing

The most Googled questions on Beijing – answered

Don't bother Googling, just read this and educate yourself

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The best Airbnb properties in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

The best Airbnb properties in Beijing

No couch surfing here, just the coolest pads Beijingers have to offer

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10 Chinese restaurants you can't leave Beijing without trying
Visiting Beijing

10 Chinese restaurants you can't leave Beijing without trying

10 of the best Beijing Chinese restaurants for BJ first timers

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Beijing tourist itineraries

Day 1: Cultural Beijing
Visiting Beijing

Day 1: Cultural Beijing

See emperors' homes, Mao's mausoleum, awesome antiques and gruesome snacks

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Day 2: Park life and Peking opera
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Day 2: Park life and Peking opera

Get a taste of the local culture - past and present

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Day 3: Shopping and partying
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Day 3: Shopping and partying

Get off to a swinging start with bargains, funky bars and Chinese tea

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The best events in Beijing this month

The best things to do in Beijing this December
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The best things to do in Beijing this December

Know more, do more this December

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The best things to do this week
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The best things to do this week

Make the most of January with these ballin' events

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Beijing's best

Beijing's best duck
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Beijing's best duck

From glammed-out ballrooms to backstreet dives, we lay out the best Peking duck in Beijing

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Beijing's 25 best dishes
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Beijing's 25 best dishes

You won’t be able to stop eating. We promise

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Beijing's best tours and tour companies
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Beijing's best tours and tour companies

Discover the best of Beijing with the city's most trusted tour operators

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Beijing's best shops
Shopping

Beijing's best shops

Beijing's 50 best boutiques, bookshops, gifts stores and more

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Beijing's best cheap thrills
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Beijing's best cheap thrills

Things to do in Beijing on a budget

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Beijing's Best Museums
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Beijing's Best Museums

From brilliantly bizarre to the simply brilliant, Beijing has a wealth of incredible museums

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50 things to do in Beijing

Food & Drink
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Food & Drink

Beijing's most unique culinary experiences

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Historic Beijing
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Historic Beijing

How to explore Beijing's fascinating history

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Sights & Activities
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Sights & Activities

Experience life in Beijing: do this

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A beginner's guide to...

A beginner's guide to the Temple of Heaven
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A beginner's guide to the Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven is known for its magnificent altars and plush grounds

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A beginner's guide to Peking Opera
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A beginner's guide to Peking Opera

Everything you need to know to understand Beijing's iconic opera

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A beginner's guide to dumplings
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A beginner's guide to dumplings

A guide to one of China’s greatest culinary gifts to the world

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Explore Beijing

Beijing's best day trips
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Beijing's best day trips

Free yourself from Beijing city life with these nearby escapes

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Beijing's hidden hutongs
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Beijing's hidden hutongs

Discover cafes, shops and centuries of history in Beijing's ancient streets

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Beijing's Art Walks
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Beijing's Art Walks

Discover the city's best galleries and art spaces with our walking tours

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Beijing by bicycle

Beijing by bicycle

Explore Beijing's beauty on just two wheels with these bike routes

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6 ways to see the Wall
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6 ways to see the Wall

The best ways to see the Beijing Great Wall

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4 great Beijing foodie walking tours
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4 great Beijing foodie walking tours

Hit the street to discover Beijing's best food

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Music and nightlife

The ultimate guide to Beijing's music scene

The ultimate guide to Beijing's music scene

52 things you need to know about Beijing's music scene

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14 reasons to party in Beijing
Nightlife

14 reasons to party in Beijing

Nothing ever good happens after 2am? We beg to differ

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The Beijing basics

Beijing travel tips
Visiting Beijing

Beijing travel tips

A cheat sheet of Beijing travel tips and basic Beijing advice

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Language and useful phrases
Visiting Beijing

Language and useful phrases

Talk the talk as you walk the walk

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10 Chinese phrases to get you through the summer
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10 Chinese phrases to get you through the summer

Beat the heat with these helpful Mandarin phrases

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