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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around Beijing?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday rentals around Beijing. From 23 Condos/Apartments to 5 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Beijing is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Shuangjing: 15 holiday rentals
  • 798 Space: 28 holiday rentals
  • Chaoyang: 21 holiday rentals
  • Wangfujing Street: 29 holiday rentals
  • Fengtai: 19 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Beijing! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Beijing?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Beijing. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • 798 Space: 28 holiday rentals
  • Wangfujing Street: 29 holiday rentals
  • Peking University: 28 holiday rentals
  • Beijing Goldenport Motor Park: 28 holiday rentals
  • Xidan Shopping Center: 29 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Beijing listed on Stayz 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 homes.