Things to Do in Beijing with Kids ( top 1 – top 6 )

26/09/2014
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Beijing is an ideal tourist destinations for both adults and children. The popular attractions attract not only adults but also children. Travelling in Beijing with kids will bring them more happiness and excitement. Join us, and travel with your children in Beijing.

Tips to keep in mind during your stay in Beijing:
A. Do some walking and trekking exercise before coming to China;
B. Do not visit too many tourist sites in one day;
C. Keep the tour pace of your children’s;
D. Take enough food and water when travelling.

Climb the Great Wall with Kids

Climb the Great Wall with Kids

Top 1. Climb the Great Wall

Climbing the Great Wall of Beijing is one of fun things in Beijing for international travellers with kids. Among all Beijing Great Wall sections, Mutianyu is the best section to visit with your children. It is the longest fully restored section of the wall that is open to visitors and has 22 watch towers.
Get up early in the morning, and take a private car there to avoid the crowd. Take your kids for an exciting cable car ride up the Wall, then have a walk, take some photos, enjoy the scenery and then walk down at the end, which is going to be a great fun! If your children are older, you can even spend a night on the Wall playing guitar, having a picnic and watching the night sky.

Explore the Forbidden City with Kids

Explore the Forbidden City with Kids

Top 2. Explore the Forbidden City

If your kids are interested in the Chinese history, even the world’s history, we recommend to spend a few hours with them exploring the Forbidden City with a guide, so that they can have an interesting explanation of this former emperors’ home. Even, you can take photos for them on the “Throne”, on which the Chinese ancient emperors sit.

Visit Tiananmen Square Kids

Visit Tiananmen Square Kids

Top 3. Fly a kite in Tiananmen Square

Your kids will be very exciting when flying a kite on the biggest square in the world – Tiananmen Square. There are many vendors at the square and you can buy kites from them. The best time to do is afternoon as the square is not so crowded. Just be extra careful not to lose them off your sight.
Tiananmen Square has a vital place in Chinese history, where Chairman Mao proclaimed the founding of the People’s Republic in 1949. There, you will view the Great Hall of the People, the Mauseleum of Mao Zedong, the National Museum of China.

Kid’s kick out of the echo wall in the Temple of Heaven

Kid’s kick out of the echo wall in the Temple of Heaven

Top 4. Get your kid’s kick out of the echo wall in the Temple of Heaven

There is a echo wall locating at the park of the Temple of Heaven, which is another interesting place to visit on your Beijing Holiday. Your kids will get a kick out of the echo wall which surrounds the Imperial Vault. The wall is 193 meters in circumference, if you stand at one side and whisper then the person on the opposite side can hear it clearly. The Temple is very colorful, so your kids will like playing around it.

Take a Rickshaw along the Ancient Hutongs with Kids

Take a Rickshaw along the Ancient Hutongs with Kids

Top 5. Take a rickshaw along the ancient Hutongs

Take a rickshaw with your kids to explore the hutongs which is criss-cross among the traditional courtyard-styled houses. It is also a fun and exciting thing. You can catch a glimpse of the daily life in Beijing, even enter into a house and have a lunch with them.
The hutongs are made up of traditional courtyard residences and have narrow alley. It now means a lane or an alley, formed by rows of siheyuan ( a compound with building around a courtyard ) where old Beijing residents lived.

Watch the Kung Fu Show with Kids

Watch the Kung Fu Show with Kids

Top 6. Watch the Kung Fu Show

Apart from the Shaolin Kung Fu Show in Luoyang, you can also enjoy Shaolin Kung Fu performance, which is extremely exciting for kids to see. There, they can see Chinese fight and learn something more about Kung Fu.