Top 10 Attractions, Beijing (China) – Travel Guide

Top 10 Attractions, Beijing (China) – Travel Guide

Hey, it is your host, Naomi. I would like to show you the top ten attractions of Beijing.

#10: Hutongs – Old town Beijing atmosphere. Streets and houses as they originated in the Yuan dynasty. A great place to view historical Beijing culture.

#9: Beijing Zoo – One of the oldest zoos in China, amongst the largest collections in the country. Many exotic creatures call it home.

#8: National Aquatics Center – This attractive complex was built for the 2008 summer Olympics.

#7: Ming Tombs – Houses tombs of Ming emperors, a must see for its integrated architecture.

#6: Chinese opera – It is a grand spectacle. There are numerous branches of Chinese opera, some with roots back to the 3rd century BC.

#5: Beijing Olympic Stadium – Known as the “Bird’s Nest”. It was constructed for the 2008 Summer Olympics.

#4: Beihai Park – An imperial garden built in the 10th century.

#3: Summer Palace – A UNESCO World Heritage site and a masterpiece of Chinese landscape garden design.

#2: Tiananmen Square – A large plaza near the center of Beijing, it has great cultural significance as the site of key events in Chinese history.

#1: Forbidden City – One of China’s most popular attractions, it has housed emperors for over 400 years, exemplifies traditional Chinese palatial architecture.

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