Things to do in Beijing

Make the most of Beijing with the family with events, parks, museums and kids entertainment

Discovered: Takara Pet Cafe
Living in Beijing

Discovered: Takara Pet Cafe

Dogs, guinea pigs and a giant raccoon are just some of the main stars at this cafe

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Beijing's best indoor pools
Health & Wellness

Beijing's best indoor pools

Five public pools for serious swimmers

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5 Reasons to visit Shenglu before the weather changes
Things to Do

5 Reasons to visit Shenglu before the weather changes

Pay this secret garden a visit before frosty weather arrives

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7 of the best places to see autumn leaves in Beijing
Things to Do

7 of the best places to see autumn leaves in Beijing

Top locations to see autumn leaves in Beijing and beyond

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The best parks for picnics in Beijing
Things to Do

The best parks for picnics in Beijing

Get your hampers ready and head for one of these picnic-friendly parks

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Explore Beijing

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Tours around town

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50 things to do in Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing

Whether you're in Beijing for 72 hours or a decade, don't miss the 50 best things to do in the city

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Beijing by neighbourhood

Family area guide: CBD
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: CBD

The CBD area has some tranquil green spots amidst the glitz

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Family area guide: Lido and Wangjing
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Lido and Wangjing

An ideal half-way house between downtown and the suburbs

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Family area guide: Chaoyang Park West
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Chaoyang Park West

A spacious and safe mini-suburbs close to Sanlitun

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Family area guide: Sanlitun
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Sanlitun

24-hour district Sanlitun is packed with restaurants and entertainment

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Family area guide: Shunyi
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Shunyi

Popular with families looking for spacious housing and nature nearby

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Time Out's ultimate Beijing guides

Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Forbidden City
Visiting Beijing

Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Forbidden City

Our step-by-step breakdown of Beijing's Forbidden City

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Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Summer Palace
Visiting Beijing

Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Summer Palace

Our walkthrough tour of the spectacular palace's biggest and best sights

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Time Out's ultimate guide to the Great Wall of China in Beijing

Time Out's ultimate guide to the Great Wall of China in Beijing

All you need to know, from choosing your section to getting there

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Time Out's ultimate guide to The National Museum of China
Things to Do

Time Out's ultimate guide to The National Museum of China

Navigate 1.7 million years of Chinese history under one 65,000-square-metre roof

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Time Out's ultimate guide to Tiananmen Square
Visiting Beijing

Time Out's ultimate guide to Tiananmen Square

All the sights, things to do and history in Beijing's centrepiece plaza

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Kids fun at the China Science and Technology Museum
Things to do

Kids fun at the China Science and Technology Museum

Think that Science is boring? Then a trip to the China Science and Technology Museum is in order

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