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Top 3 Historical Sites in Beijing

Beijing, a dazzling city, gathered political, culture and intellectual center of China. Whether you enjoy Chinese history, entertainment, art or nightlife, Beijing is a must-see destination for your China tour.

Appreciate Beijing Great Wall
Beijing Great Wall Hiking Tour

As we all know, Great Wall of China is one of the greatest wonders of the world. Just like a gigantic dragon, this great building winds up and down across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus, stretching far distance. With profound building history and deep culture connotation, some sections of Great Wall are now in ruins or have disappeared. However, Great Wall of Beijing is still one of the most appealing attractions all around the world owing to its architectural grandeur and historical significance. Especially Jinshanling Great Wall, it remains the original feature of Chinese ancient times with less renovation. Best view for hiking and walking.

Explore Temple of Heaven
The Place for Emperors to Worship the Heaven

Set in the middle park of 270 hectares. Temple of Heaven is an outstanding example of Confucian architecture, dating from the Ming Dynasty. The park grounds are square, although the northern edge follows a curve, a symbolic expression of the fact that the emperor, in offering his sacrifices, had to leave the square-shaped earth for the round-roofed heaven. An exquisite example of Chinese wooden architecture and constructed without the use of a single nail, the round, 40-meter high Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest has three levels covered with deep blue tiles that symbolize the color of heaven. Wonderful building construction created an eternal mark making the success of China.

Enjoy Garden View of Summer Palace
Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake in Summer Palace

With the highest prestige and luxury beauty decoration, Summer Palace, being the largest and best preserved royal park, greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests. It has long since been recognized as 'The Museum of Royal Gardens'. The beautiful holy land radiates the fully natural beauty and the grandeur of royal gardens. Composed mainly of Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, Summer Palace occupies an area of 300.59 hectares. Divided into the Court Area, Front Hill Area, Rear Hill Are and Lake Are, Summer Palace will step a new world to show off.