Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.
The center is: Beijing
|Grand Canal||Old Beijing City Section of Tonghui Canal and Tongzhou Section of Tonghui Canal|
|Imperial Tombs||Most of the Ming tombs lie at the foot of Tianshou Mountain, north of Beijing.|
|Mount Taishan||Trains from Beijing South to Tai'an is just 2 hours and frequent. Tourist bus from railway station to cable car area|
|Mountain Resort, Chengde||Trains from Beijing East Railway Station to Chengde South is just 1h and frequent. From Chengde South Railway, you can take a bus to the scenic area.|
|Peking Man Site|
|Temple of Heaven|
|Temple, Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius||Trains to Qufu East is 2.5 hours. Public bus from station to scenic area (30 m). Can even be combined for a long day trip with Taishan|
|Yungang Grottoes||Train from Beijing North or Qinghe is just 2 hours and very frequent. From Datong South Railways Station, you can take shared taxi for 30 min to the Grottoes or public bus for 2 hours (need to transfer in Datong city center)|
Map of Beijing hotspotLoad map
- ●● Cultural
- ●● Natural
- ●● Mixed
- ●● Tentative
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