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Make your best weekend in Beijing with one of our itineraries


You may have lived in Beijing for some time now, but maybe you still don’t know that there are plenty of great places to visit in Beijing in just one day. Beijing is a surprisingly bikeable city, reaching many spots by bike isn’t so hard, but of course using public transportation system makes it even easier.


Soak in the art and museum world


Itinerary: China National Film Museum——China Railway Museum——Caochangdi Art Villa Area



Your first stop is China National Film Museum, which is currently the largest film museum in China. It has four floors filled with 4300 stills and 1500 films whilst the giant ring-screen hall is the best place to take photos. After that, learn about the contributions made by the railroads and rail equipment to the rapid growth and importance of China on the world stage. You can also experience some things first hand in the simulators. If you find 798 art district too commercial and lacking in real art, then we recommend you to visit Caochangdi Art Villa Area. Here you can find lots of small galleries and a couple of pretty good coffee shops.



China National Film Museum (中国电影博物馆)

Ticket: Free (Book ticket through the WeChat Account “中国电影博物馆” in advance)

Open hours: Tuesday to Friday 9:00-17:00 / Saturday and Sunday 9:00-20:00 (Closed on Monday)

Address: No. 9 Nanying Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China


China Railway Museum (中国铁道博物馆)

Ticket: 10 – 20 RMB

Open hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9:00-16:00 (Closed on Monday)

Address: North side of Yard 1, Jiuxianqiao North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China


Caochangdi Art Villa Area (草产地艺术村)

Address: Cuigezhuang Township, Chaoyang District, Beijing (near Wuyuan Bridge)


Walk into real Beijing


Itinerary: No. 93 Intangible Cultural Heritage Workshop —— Liulichang Street —— Dai Yuexuan —— Neiguantang Bookstore



Start your day with one of the Chinese intangible cultural heritage such as painting your own clay rabbit, making kite paper or enjoying Resist dyeing in No. 93 Workshop. Stroll around Liulichang Street where you can find a lot of antiques, calligraphy, paintings, and the four treasures of the study. When you walk down the alley you will find Dai Yuexuan Store as the originator of the Chinese brush shop. Enjoy the fun of calligraphy here before you leave, or perhaps buying a brush as a souvenir would also be a nice choice. Neiguantang bookstore is hidden among the green plants on the alleyway, brimming with book “treasures” in a pocket-sized store.



No. 93 Intangible Cultural Heritage Workshop (93号院非遗工坊)

Ticket: 150 – 390 RMB (Depend on the activity you choose.)

Open hours: 9:00-18:00

Address:  Yard 93, Tieshu Xie Street


Liulichang Street (琉璃厂)

Address: Liulichang Street South Xinhua Street, Xicheng District, Beijing


Dai Yuexuan (戴月轩)

Open hours: 9:00-18:00

Address: No. 73, Liulichang East Street


Neiguantang Bookstore (内观堂)

Address: Tiexie Street Hutong, Northeast Exit B of Hufangqiao Station


The Mix of Ancient Architecture and Nature


Itinerary: Xihuang Temple – Waiguan Xie Street – Liuyin Park – Kong Miao and Imperial College Museum



Beijing has an extremely mysterious place that is barely known even by locals. Xihuang Temple was originally where Dalai Lama gathered and several eminent monks frequented. After being closed to the public for more than 300 years, it is now reopened as Beijing’s only Tibetan Buddhism Cultural Museum. Out of the temple, you can stroll along Waiguan Xie Street where you can find some antique shops. Next immerse yourself with a duck and lotus-filled lake surrounded by weeping willows and pavilions in Liuyin Park. There are also some kid activities such as trampolines, bumper cars, and paddle boats. Kong Miao and Imperial College museum will be your last stop of the day. Explore the architecture and history of the existing ancient state college.



Xihuang Temple (西黃寺)

Ticket: 20 RMB (Cash Only)

Open hours: Saturday and Sunday 9:00 – 16:30

Address: No. 11, Huangsi Street outside Deshengmen, Anzhen Street, Chaoyang District


Liuyin Park (柳阴公园)

Address: No. 8, Huangsi Street, Andingmenwai, Dongcheng District


Kong Miao and Imperial College Museum (孔庙和国子监博物馆)

Ticket: 30 RMB

Open hours: May to October 8:30-18:00 / November to April 8:30-17:00 (Closed on Monday)

Address: No. 15, Guozijian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing


For the above mentioned itineraries, you may easily go visiting by taking the subway or bus by yourself, but if you need any travel service, please do not hesitate to chat with our travel consultants. BOOK NOW! 

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