Things to do in Beijing

Make the most of Beijing with the family with events, parks, museums and kids entertainment

6 fantastic play-in fountains for kids in Beijing
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6 fantastic play-in fountains for kids in Beijing

Keep active while keeping cool at these play areas around town

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The best outdoor activities to do with kids in Beijing this summer
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The best outdoor activities to do with kids in Beijing this summer

Head out and enjoy the sun with one of these outdoor activities

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8 fantastic staycation options for kids in Beijing
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8 fantastic staycation options for kids in Beijing

Escape Beijing's scorching heat with these staycation options in and out of Beijing

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The best outdoor pools in Beijing
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The best outdoor pools in Beijing

The first of June marks the first day of pool season in Beijing

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7 reasons to visit the Legoland Discovery Centre
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7 reasons to visit the Legoland Discovery Centre

Brick-a-holics, get your Lego fix here

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Explore Beijing

The 10 best spots around Beijing for jaw-dropping views
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The 10 best spots around Beijing for jaw-dropping views

Views for days

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A beginner's guide to Beijing's 7 Unesco World Heritage sites
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A beginner's guide to Beijing's 7 Unesco World Heritage sites

Whether it's history, architecture or landscapes, these sites have contributed to the collective interests of all humanity

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Beijing's best day trips: lakes and rivers
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Beijing's best day trips: lakes and rivers

Natural life abounds just a tadpole's jump from Beijing

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Explore the hutongs with your family
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Explore the hutongs with your family

Take your family back in time via Beijing's characteristic ancient streets

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Family-friendly Beijing staycation ideas
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Family-friendly Beijing staycation ideas

Top places to holiday without venturing far from home

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Tours around town

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50 things to do in Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing
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50 things to do in Beijing

Whether you're in Beijing for 72 hours or a decade, don't miss the 50 best things to do in the city

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Beijing by neighbourhood

Family area guide: CBD
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: CBD

The CBD area has some tranquil green spots amidst the glitz

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Family area guide: Lido and Wangjing
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Lido and Wangjing

An ideal half-way house between downtown and the suburbs

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Family area guide: Chaoyang Park West
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Family area guide: Chaoyang Park West

A spacious and safe mini-suburbs close to Sanlitun

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Family area guide: Sanlitun
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Sanlitun

24-hour district Sanlitun is packed with restaurants and entertainment

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Family area guide: Shunyi
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Shunyi

Popular with families looking for spacious housing and nature nearby

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Time Out's ultimate Beijing guides

Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Forbidden City
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Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Forbidden City

Our step-by-step breakdown of Beijing's Forbidden City

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Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Summer Palace
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Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Summer Palace

Our walkthrough tour of the spectacular palace's biggest and best sights

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Time Out's ultimate guide to the Great Wall of China in Beijing

Time Out's ultimate guide to the Great Wall of China in Beijing

All you need to know, from choosing your section to getting there

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Time Out's ultimate guide to The National Museum of China
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Time Out's ultimate guide to The National Museum of China

Navigate 1.7 million years of Chinese history under one 65,000-square-metre roof

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Time Out's ultimate guide to Tiananmen Square
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Time Out's ultimate guide to Tiananmen Square

All the sights, things to do and history in Beijing's centrepiece plaza

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