Being the capital of China, Beijing is world-famous for its trove of historical sites and mesmerizing natural scenery. Beijing is a symbol of China’s mystery, ethnicity, history and dignity. This capital city of China features large number of modern and ancient architecture, gardens, museums and temples. As Beijing is the largest city of China, it offers many Beijing trains for visitors to get around the city or depart for other destinations as well. Beijing railway station serves many Chinese lines and the international passenger trains which makes easier for visitors to travel to Beijing.
Here are the top tourist attractions of Beijing:-
Tiananmen Square : It is located in the heart of the city and is the biggest square in the world. It is surrounded by National Museum of China on its east, on west the Great Hall of the People; is the place of national congress of the People’s Republic of China, on north Tiananmen (Gate of Heaven Peace). The square is an accumulation of marvelous and beautiful flowers and the national flag which waves in the wind. The raising and lowering of the national flag is something which should not be missed by tourists.
Temple of Heaven: It is located in the southern part of Beijing and is the most holy place in the whole country. Here, at this place, the emperors of Qing and Ming used to worship Heaven and pray for good harvests. The environment is respectful and solemn and the infrastructure is magnificent. If you want to see people practicing varieties of kung fu and taiji, you can visit the Temple of Heaven in the early morning. The south part of temple looks like a square and the north is like a round.
Beijing Opera: It is the national treasure of Beijing, having history of more than 200 years. The most impressive form of opera in China is Peking (Beijing) opera, which is combination of various forms of opera. It is the finest combination of music, dance, literature, fine arts, martial arts, acrobatics and many other arts. It is completely different from western opera, it is extremely loud and very bright.
Great Wall: The Great Wall of China is one of the greatest wonders of the globe. It winds up and down across deserts, grasslands, plateaus, mountains which covers almost around 8,851.8 kilometers i.e. 5,500 miles from east to west of China. It has history exceeding 2000 years, some of the sections of the wall have now vanished or ruined, but still it is one of the most alluring attractions all around the world due to its architectural magnificence and historical importance.