This Beijing Street Got More Than 1 Million National Week Visits

By Alistair Baker-Brian, October 8, 2022

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National Week holiday has come to an end in Beijing and elsewhere across China. Time to get back to work – starting with a 7-day working week for most of us. 

Many found themselves unable to leave Beijing during the holiday period. Meanwhile, others found themselves unable to enter the capital – with the pop-up window on the Beijing Health Kit (北京健康宝) rearing its ugly head. 

READ MORE: How to Get Rid of That Beijing Health Kit Pop-up Window

Everything else aside, we know the question you’re dying to have answered; which Beijing scenic spots saw the most visits during the holiday period? 

The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism revealed that there were a total of 6.89 million visits to some of Beijing’s most popular scenic spots from October 1-October 7. 

Below are the top ten, including the street which saw one million visits (we know you guessed it already). 

10. Happy Valley – 280,000 Visits  

9. Temple of Heaven – 301,000 Visits  

8. Shine Hills Shopping Center (Shunyi) – 329,000 Visits  

7. CAPITAL OUTLETS – 368,000 Visits  

6. Olympic Forest Park – 390,000 Visits  

5. Yue Kong Holiday Plaza (Changping) – 428,000 Visits  

4. Qianmen Street – 438,000 Visits  

3. SOLANA – 493,000 Visits  

2. Nanluoguxiang – 598,000 Visits  

1. Wangfujing – 1.35 Million Visits  


Image via Weibo/@昂昂千里

Yep... Wangfujing wins again. 

Add to all that the 220,000 people who were in Tiananmen Square to watch the flag-raising ceremony on October 1 (National Day). 


Image via Weibo/@南方日报

[Cover image via Weibo/@北京晚报]

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