Discover Beijing

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Beijing, located in the country of China, is an ancient and modern city. It is the capital of China and home to a population of over 21 million people. With its imperial palaces, bustling markets, historical monuments and cultural sites, Beijing has something for everyone to explore.

No trip to Beijing should go without visiting Tiananmen Square - the world's largest public square. Here visitors can also explore the Forbidden City which was once home to Chinese emperors for centuries. The site includes more than 8,000 rooms spread over two kilometers with intricate architecture and design that gives visitors insight into China's long imperial history.

Beijing is also well known for its nightlife. From traditional Chinese opera performances to modern nightclubs there are plenty of options for those looking for an evening out on the town. The city is also home to many fine restaurants that offer a mix of local cuisine as well as international flavors from around the world.

Best time to visit

Month Temp (Min/Max) Avg. Weather Touristy Mark
January -6°C / 2°C
February -2°C / 6°C
March 6°C / 15°C
April 14°C / 22°C
May 22°C / 30°C
June 26°C / 34°C
July 27°C / 35°C
August 26°C / 33°C
September 21°C / 28°C
October 14°C / 21°C
November 4°C / 11°C
December -4°C / 3°C