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Average Flying Time10 Hours 40 Minutes
Airline FlyingVirgin Atlantic, British Airways, China Airlines, China Eastern, Cathay Pacific
Average Flying Kms8182KM
Best Time to TravelApril to June,September to October
Time Zone UTC/GMT +8 hours
Foreign Exchange Rate1.00 GBP = 9.39 CNY
Modes of TransportBullet Train, Air, Car, Bus, Bicycle, Sub way
Why Fly to Beijing
Top 10 Places to Visit
More commonly and popularly known as ‘Forbidden City’, it is one of the top tourist attractions in the city. It is also the best place to begin your expedition in this vast city. The architecture of the palace dates back to the Qing Dynasty in 18th century.
A one of a kind public squares in the world, it is an enormous gathering place. National Museum of China, Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum and Great Hall of the People, Gate of Heaven Pace are some of the prominent landmarks surrounding the square.
One of the World Wonders, Great Wall of China is a must – visit attraction in the city. There are main 8 sections of the Great Wall and they are well preserved which are relics that date from the Ming Dynasty.
Also known as the Yiheyuan, it was a summer resort for one of the emperors in China. The 290-acre park palace features old pavilions, buildings, temples, bridges and the enormous Kunming Lake.
Pay a visit to Downtown Beijing to witness the 13 tombs in the Ming Dynasty. It was a burial ground for 13 emperors out of 17 of the Ming Dynasty. History enthusiasts can visit the burial chamber itself after the excavations were complete.
One of the most famous religious places, it consists of art galleries and main halls. The temple features one of the most invaluable relics, which is known to be the biggest Buddha Statue carved from a single tree.
This park was once the winter palace for emperors in the past, hence the nickname ‘Winter Palace ’. Located in close proximity to the Forbidden City, the two most important attractions are the park and the round city.
The museum comprise of 5 storeys which resembles a mansion than a museum. Opened to the public recently, the museum features a number of exhibitions simultaneously to viewers and sometimes reaching to maximum of 13 exhibits.
This is a must-see for all opera aficionados and non-opera lovers. Catch a glimpse of the Beijing Opera to admire the breathtaking performances. While in Beijing, don’t forget to book tickets to watch an outstanding performance at the Beijing Opera.
A 15th century temple, it is one of the most visited pilgrim sites in the city. Built during the Ming Dynasty, the magnificent tower is an awe-inspiring wonder. Stroll around the temple where the surrounding is very lively and vibrant at all times.