Itinerary Ideas in Pictures – Highlights of Beijing

As the capital, Beijing is the entry point to the People’s Republic of China for many visitors. It’s hard to believe that despite a population of nearly 22 million people, Beijing is only China’s second largest city (after Shanghai, which has 24 million). You could of course spend weeks in a city of this size and discover something new everyday.

However, there’s the infamous pollution, the traffic, the crowds of people and the sheer size of the city. All of this can make a visit to China’s capital hard work, but nonetheless rewarding.

Top places to visit during a short stay in Beijing

If like us, you only have a couple of days to spend in Beijing, here are some of the highlights you may want to visit:

You can read more about a 2-3 day itinerary suggestion for Beijing in this post.

Planning a longer visit to China? Read here about our two week itinerary covering the highlights of China, Macau and Hong Kong. 

 

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