Best Time To Visit Beijing

The peak travel months to Beijing are during the months of April, May, October.

Beijing has history stretching back 3000 years. It’s known for modern architecture and its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex and Tiananmen Square pedestrian plaza displaying a vast collection of cultural relics.

Other major attractions include the Summer Palace a retreat of emperors with pavilions and gardens along Kunming Lake. Temple of Heaven is a park that’s home to the colorful Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests. Beijing Olympic Park built for the 2008 games lines a long promenade. The Back Lakes district offers narrow old streets lined with boutiques and cafes. A popular side trip is an excursion to a nearby section of the Great Wall of China.

Map of Beijing