"Visit Tourist Attractions Via Subway" Subway Tip by Confucius

Subway, Beijing: 78 reviews and 82 photos

  The Beijing subway is cheap and rarely overcrowded
by Confucius

You can ride the subway anywhere in Beijing for the same cheap price regardless of distance travelled. The subway stations are clean and have English signs directing tourists to the exits near places that you are likely trying to find.
With that in mind, here is a list of the top 5 subway stops with tourist attractions that are best reached by simply riding the subway:
1. Tiananmen Square (2 stops, west and east)
2. Yonghegong: Lama and Confucius Temples
3. Gulou: (Drum Tower) Hutong Tours
4. Junshibowuguan: (Military Museum)
5. Jianguomen: Ancient Observatory

WARNING: On October 1 you might be surprised to discover that the subway stations at Tiananmen Square and Qianmen are closed.

Type: Subway/Metro

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 25, 2006
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