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Destination guide

Historical Beijing will entice you

Take a holiday to Beijing and enjoy the area's history, museums and monuments. Renowned for its temples, shopping and art, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Forbidden City, China Museum of History or Ditan Park. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Beijing

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Beijing a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Beijing Aquarium (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Jingshan Table Tennis Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Gongti Richina Underwater World (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Beijing Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Temple of Earth (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • National Library Concert Hall (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Beijing

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Beijing is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Beihai Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Houhai Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Ditan Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Summer Palace (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Zhongnanhai (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Changpu River Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Beijing

Fly into Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.1 mi (25.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Beijing Railway Station, Beijing South Railway Station and Beijing North Railway Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Beijing by jumping on the metro at Tian'anmen West Station, Tian'anmen East Station or Hepingmen Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Beijing?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 31 holiday lettings around Beijing. From 22 flats & apartments to 2 bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Beijing?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Beijing. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Chaoyang: 19 holiday homes
  • Shuangjing: 15 holiday homes
  • Qianmen West Heyan St: 27 holiday homes
  • Beijing Railway Station: 27 holiday homes
  • Tiananmen Square: 27 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Beijing! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Beijing?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Beijing. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Qianmen West Heyan St: 27 holiday rentals
  • Beijing Railway Station: 27 holiday rentals
  • Tiananmen Square: 27 holiday rentals
  • CCTV Headquarters: 26 holiday rentals
  • China Central Television Tower: 27 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Beijing listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.