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Top 10 Attractions
& Things to Do in Beijing

Beijing is definitely one of the most visited cities in the world. Every year, millions of visitors flock to Beijing to see the capital of China, a great blend of old and new.

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10 Fascinating Museums You Might Not Expect to Find in China’s Capital City

Beijing is rich in museums that excel in preserving and explaining China’s vast and diverse history. The institutions range from archeological ruins to celebrations of human modernity, and everything in between. It would be impossible to visit all of them in one trip, so here is our top 10 list. It’s worth noting that most museums require you to show your passport.

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Short History Of China's Capital

Beijing is a city with more than 3,000 years of recorded history and a centuries-old glorious evolution. Evidence of human ancestry dating back to 700,000 years ago has been found in such places as Zhoukoudian in the southwest part of Beijing, where the remains known as 'Peking Man' were found.