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1 Temple of Heaven (Tiantan)
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The Forbidden City
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The Forbidden City, the imperial palace located in the center of Beijing andwas built around 600 years ago. It was the Imperial home of the Emperor and his household for almost five...

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Great Wall
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Rank: 4 About 84

There is a saying in China " He who has never been to the Great Wall is not a true man". Never a truer word has been spoken! The Great Wall, symbolizing China's ancient civilization, is one of the eight wonders of the world. It...

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Summer Palace
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Rank: 9 About 84

It is a nice place up near Xiang Shan. It is situated in a beautiful place but it is a little out of the way. It is a good place for families and possibly couples. In the complex of the Summer Palace, that is a...

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Tiananmen Square
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Tiananmen Square, located in the centre of Beijing, in front of the Imperial Palace, has a unique cultural significance. The site is a symbol to numerous key proceedings in Chinese history....

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Temple of Heaven
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The Temple of Heaven is considered to be one of the most holy temples in Bejing. The temple was built during the Ming Dynasty in 1420 A.D. The temple is enclosed by a wall; with the northern part, a...

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2 Best places
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Rank: 18 About 84

From the Forbidden City up to the Great Wall of China, chaotic Beijing offers to its visitors a unique sight to China's  ancient history. Be enchanted by one of the greatest cities ever built by man has ever built or...

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3 temple of Sun
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Rank: 19 About 84

  The Temple of Sun is situated in Chaoyang District of Beijing, China. It is located within the Ritan Park in the Jianguomen area. The temple is an important site of the city. The altar of the...

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Address: No. 6 Ritan North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing + Share


The Summer Palace
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The Summer Palace located within the Haidian District is reputed to be the most well-preserved imperial garden in the world. The Palace is the largest of its kind that is still in existence...

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4 Gong Wang Fu
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The Prince Gong's Mansion,  also known as Gong Wang Fu Museum is a popular tourist attraction in Beijing. This museum comprises of large mansions designed in a tradional Siheyuan...

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Address: No. 17 Qianhai West Street, Xicheng, Beijing, China + Share


5 Imperial Palace
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Rank: 28 About 84

The Imperial Palace or the Forbidden City is a must for any tourist when in...

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Lama Temple
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The Lama Temple is considered as one of the famous Tibetan Buddhist temples. Also known by the names “Yonghe Temple”, the “Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple” and the...

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6 Temple of Earth
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  The famed Temple of Earth is located in Beijing. It is also known as Ditan Park. The temple was constructed in 1530 and originally used as a place of worship where the emperors would...

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7 Tian Tan
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The colorful and magnificent temple of Tian Tan or also known as the temple of Heaven was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties offered...

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Address: Tiantan Road, Chongwen District, Beijing 100050, China + Share


8 Temple of Moon
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  The Temple of Moon is an altar situated in Fuchengmen, Xicheng District precisely in western Beijing. Built in 1530 during the Ming Dynasty purposely for ritual sacrifice to...

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