Attractions in Beijing
Tourists planning to arrange Beijing tour should miss out the major attractions. The tourists while a visit to China, they can plan Beijing sightseeing tours as well. The tourists can visit the lake regions, the royal palace or the beautiful parks.
Hoan Kiem Lake came to be known as Ho Hoan Kiem Lake in 15th century. A legend is associated with this lake in Beijing. Following the legend, Hoan Kiem Lake is also known as the Lake of the Returned Sword. It is believed, that King Le Thai To's sword was taken by a turtle of the lake.
West Lake is another Beijing attractions. This is a beautiful lake and originally it was an inlet of sea. The approximate area covered by the Waste Lake is 5.68 sq km. The lake is about 5 feet deep. Waste Lake can be divided into five sections. Tourists will enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding region.
Tiananmen Square is another tourist spot in Beijing. Rallies and parades are organized in this location. It is here, that the formation of People's Republic of China was announced by Mao. Tourists coming on Beijing tour can also visit Beihai Park in Beijing. The royal palace in the city also attracts travelers.