Beijing is the mesmerising and massive capital in the Chinese mainland. With a history that dates back well over 3,000 years, the city is both impressively ancient and appealingly modern. Book your flights to Beijing with Cathay Pacific and enjoy the luxury of reclining seats, personal entertainment systems, and professional, friendly service.
Things to Do in Beijing
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Forbidden City has one of the best-preserved collections of ancient monuments and buildings across the globe. Be sure to visit the Palace, which is the largest palace complex in the world, as well as the impressive Three Great Halls. Learn more about the country's recent history by heading to Tiananmen Square, which is enclosed by 1950s structures, where you can watch the People's Liberation Army soldiers performing daily sunrise drills. For some fantastically unique souvenirs head to Panjiayuan Market.
Beijing Travel Tips
Beijing’s enormous subway train line is continually expanding, and you can get everywhere that way. The subway travel card also offers a 50% discount on the city's buses. The city has a number of local taxis and motor rickshaws – be sure to negotiate a price before the ride. Book your flights to Beijing with Cathay Pacific today.