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Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China. Located in
northern China, it is the world's second most populous city proper and most
populous capital city. The Chinese megacity is a direct derivative of the
country’s 3000-year-old history, traditional architecture, and formidable
martial might. The most important attraction in Beijing is a part of the
Great Wall of China that runs through the city. Some traditional
architectural and historical highlights here are the Forbidden City
complex, the imperial Palace, the Tiananmen Square and the National Museum
Things to do in Beijing
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a 13171-mile-long wall standing from east to
west and featuring series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped
earth, and wood along the northern borders of China. It was built to
protect the Chinese empires against the foreign invasions. A part of that
is present in Beijing. Several walls were being built as early as the 7th
Constructed from 1406 to 1420, the Forbidden City is a royal palace and
complex in Beijing. It has hosted the royal residence from the ruling
dynasties from 1420 to 1912 AD. it is called the Forbidden City because no
citizens could go inside it. This palatial building now hosts the Palace
Originally an imperial garden, the Summer Palace is a large group of lakes,
gardens and palaces in Beijing. It offers panoramic views of the Longevity
Hill and Kunming Lake, and is encloses many ornate halls and pavilions.
Best Time to Visit Beijing
Summer season (the months from June to August) are the best to book your
flights from New York City to Beijing. It is the season when you can have a
great time enjoying the city’s cultural event and festivals. Book your
flights from NYC to BJS during summers to enjoy famous cultural events like
International Children's Day, Dragon Boat Festival and Army's Day. It is
advised to book Beijing flights in advance to avoid paying more during peak