Things to do in Beijing

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

5 ways to get your kids into nature
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5 ways to get your kids into nature

Explore the great outdoors with these fun activities

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Day trip ideas for thrill-seeking families
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Day trip ideas for thrill-seeking families

Get your family squealing with delight at these fun attractions

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Paddle Power
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Paddle Power

Try these great spots to go boating near Beijing

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Kid's Eye View: Red 1 Karting
Living in Beijing

Kid's Eye View: Red 1 Karting

Who needs Shanghai's Formula One track when we have Beijing's Red 1 Karting

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Top-activities in Beijing for families

The best things to do this May for families

The best things to do this May for families

Enjoy May with these family-friendly activities

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Time Out's ultimate guide to Tiananmen Square
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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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Explore the hutongs with your family
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Explore the hutongs with your family

Take your family back in time via Beijing's characteristic ancient streets

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Family-friendly Beijing staycation ideas
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Family-friendly Beijing staycation ideas

Top places to holiday without venturing far from home

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Beijing's best parks
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Beijing's best parks

Whether it's a picnic, peace and quiet or play, there's a park for it all

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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's best museums

10 of the most weird and wonderful Beijing museums
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10 of the most weird and wonderful Beijing museums

Tap water, watermelons, bees and more!

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Beijing's best museums about technology
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Beijing's best museums about technology

Unleash your inner engineer at Beijing's best machinery museums

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Beijing's best history museums
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Beijing's best history museums

The city's best museums for history buffs

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15 of the best cultural museums in Beijing
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15 of the best cultural museums in Beijing

Get your fix on everything from art to ethnology

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More Beijing museums

Indoor activities

Beijing's best shopping malls for families
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Beijing's best shopping malls for families

Play areas, family-friendly restaurants and baby-changing facilities

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A beginner's guide to Peking Opera
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A beginner's guide to Peking Opera

Everything you need to know to understand Beijing's iconic opera

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Do try this at home: Creating homemade screen-prints
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Do try this at home: Creating homemade screen-prints

Atelier Art School walks us through the steps of this at-home activity

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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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