14 Things to Do in Beijing and Helpful China Travel Tips

If you’re pressed for time, make walking along The Great Wall and touring the Forbidden City a priority, and if you’re not, check out the other must-sees on this story.

If you’re planning a family trip to China, you’ll probably enjoy visiting the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu.

WALK ALONG THE GREAT WALL

The entire complex is part of the Palace Museum, with galleries full of fans, jade, bronze statues, stone carvings, and stunning works of Chinese art.

TOUR THE FORBIDDEN CITY

Beijing's largest open green space features a pool, a small beach, and a small amusement park with a carousel, rides, and inflatable castles.

CHAOYANG PARK

Tiananmen Square has been the site of many important historical events and visiting it is one of the most popular things to do in Beijing.

TIANANMEN SQUARE

It’s a beautiful place to stroll as foot traffic far outweighs all other traffic in the district today.

THE 798 ARTS DISTRICT

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