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List of top things to do in Beijing. This list ranks the best attractions in Beijing, China. Known as one of the world's most populous city, visiting Beijing for the first time can be extensive. There are many places to visit in Beijing, but this is a list of Beijing's top attractions that can't be missed while sightseeing in China.

Beijing is famous for its Forbidden City, Beijing's historic city center that was the palace of the Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty of Imperial China. Today the palace is now known as the Palace Museum which houses an enormous collection of imperial Chinese art. Visitors can easily spend a full day exploring the Forbidden City, from the lavish palace to the opulent surrounding gardens and carefully preserved artifacts of the Ming Dynasty. It's one of the world's most important culturally historic sites, and visiting the Forbidden City is a top tourist site in Beijing.

Though there are many important historical places of interest in Beijing, the city is also known as one of the world's leading modern cities. Beijing was host to the 2008 Summer Olympics. The Beijing National Stadium is one of the city's modern architectural marvels. From Beijing's lush gardens to important historic sites and modern marvels, Beijing is one of the world's leading cultural cities with many treasure to discover.

Vote up the best things to see in Beijing with this list of Beijing's top tourist attractions. 

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Great Wall of China is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Great Wall of China Shanhaiguan District, China

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Forbidden City is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Forbidden City Beijing, China

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National Art Museum of China is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing

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Summer Palace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Summer Palace Haidian District, Beijing, China

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Tiananmen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Tiananmen Beijing, China

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Temple of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Temple of Heaven Beijing, China

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Wangfujing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Wangfujing Beijing, China

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Hall of Supreme Harmony is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Hall of Supreme Harmony Beijing, China

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Beijing National Aquatics Cent... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing National Aquatics Center Olympic Green, Beijing, China

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National Museum of China is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
National Museum of China Beijing, China

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Jingshan Park is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Jingshan Park Beijing, China

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Beijing Botanical Garden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing Botanical Garden Beijing, China

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Beijing Chaoyang Park is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing Chaoyang Park Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

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Shichahai is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Shichahai China

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Capital Museum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Capital Museum Beijing, China

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Marco Polo Bridge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Marco Polo Bridge Beijing, China

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Jinshanling is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Jinshanling Beijing, China

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Jiankou is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Jiankou Beijing, China

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Yonghe Temple is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Yonghe Temple Beijing, China

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Beijing National Stadium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing National Stadium Olympic Green, Beijing, China

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Fragrant Hills Park is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Fragrant Hills Park Haidian District, Beijing, China

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Beijing Temple of Confucius is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing Temple of Confucius Beijing, China

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Juyongguan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Juyongguan Changping District, Beijing, China

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Simatai is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Simatai Beijing, China

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Prince Gong Mansion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Prince Gong Mansion Beijing, China

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Beijing Dongyue Temple is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing Dongyue Temple China

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Imperial Ancestral Temple is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Imperial Ancestral Temple Beijing, China

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Houhai is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Houhai China

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Beijing World Park is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing World Park

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White Cloud Temple is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
White Cloud Temple

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Beijing Zoo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beijing Zoo Beijing, China

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Badaling is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Badaling Beijing, China

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Ming Dynasty Tombs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Ming Dynasty Tombs

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Mutianyu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Mutianyu Beijing, China

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Niujie Mosque is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Niujie Mosque Beijing, China

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Palace of Heavenly Purity is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Palace of Heavenly Purity Beijing, China

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Military Museum of the Chinese... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing

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Temple of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Temple of the Sun Beijing, China

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Beihai Park is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Beihai Park Beijing, China

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Mausoleum of Mao Zedong is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Mausoleum of Mao Zedong Beijing, China

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Workers Stadium is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Workers Stadium Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

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Temple of Earth is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Temple of Earth

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Drum and Bell Towers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Drum and Bell Towers

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Silk Street is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Silk Street China

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Old Summer Palace is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Old Summer Palace Beijing, China

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National Centre for the Perfor... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing

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Gulou and Zhonglou is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Gulou and Zhonglou Beijing, China

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Mount Pan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Mount Pan Ji County, Tianjin, China

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Western Hills is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Western Hills China

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Tianning Temple is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Beijing
Tianning Temple Jiangsu, China