Things to do in Beijing

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

Indoor botanical gardens around Beijing
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Indoor botanical gardens around Beijing

Missing nature? Revisit spring without leaving the country at these nearby indoor botanical gardens

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Beijing's best outdoor ice skating rinks
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Beijing's best outdoor ice skating rinks

Head to these rinks around town before they all melt

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It's Snow Time: gear up for these snow parks around town
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It's Snow Time: gear up for these snow parks around town

These places will get the kids snow excited for outdoor play

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The best ski destinations in Beijing and Chongli for families
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The best ski destinations in Beijing and Chongli for families

Strap on your skis and shred some snow this winter

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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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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
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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
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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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