Things to do in Beijing

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

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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9 great things to do at Beijing's new flagship Lego store
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9 great things to do at Beijing's new flagship Lego store

Follow the Lego brick road

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Family-friendly cycle routes around Beijing

Family-friendly cycle routes around Beijing

Get out and about this spring with these cycle routes around town

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7 places to catch Spring's plum blossoms
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7 places to catch Spring's plum blossoms

Enjoy the first signs of spring at these parks around Beijing

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3 of Beijing's best Peking opera playhouses
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3 of Beijing's best Peking opera playhouses

Beijing has lost most of its opera houses, but a few hidden gems still exist

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Best things to do this spring

Spring in Beijing

Spring in Beijing

Spring is finally here! Take advantage of the warmer weather and get outdoors

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Paddle power: The best spots for boating and water sports in Beijing
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Paddle power: The best spots for boating and water sports in Beijing

Take in the some of Beijing's best lakes while chilling on a boat of your choice

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In bloom: The best flower festivals around Beijing
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In bloom: The best flower festivals around Beijing

Find these short-lived blooms at these flower-powered locations around Beijing

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11 awesome things to do with kids this spring in Beijing
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11 awesome things to do with kids this spring in Beijing

The warm weather is here! Make the most of it with these activities

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Beijing's best al fresco dining spots
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Beijing's best al fresco dining spots

Gorgeous patios and rooftop terraces for all your sun-drenched dining needs

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Explore Beijing

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
Visiting Beijing

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
Living in Beijing

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
Visiting Beijing

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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