Beijing Subway & Self-Guided TourThe metro network of Beijing is the fastest, punctual, reliable, economic means of transportation traveling in and around Beijing. Currently, there are 14 subway lines in operations which are line 1, line 2, line 4, line 5, line 8, line 10, line 13, as well as several lines for suburban areas including Batong line, Changping line, Daxing line, Fangshan line, Yizhuang line and Airport Express Line. There are another 7 lines under planning, such as: Line 7, Line 9, Line14, Line 11, Line12, Line15, Line16, which will be completed in the future.
The subway stations are clean and have English signs directing tourists to the exits near places that you are likely trying to find. Here is a list of the top 10 attractions near subway stops: 1. Tiananmen Square 2. Forbidden City 3. Ancient Observatory 4. Lama Temple and Confucius Temple 5. Shichahai Hutong Tours 6. Junshibowuguan (Military Museum) 7. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) City Wall Relics Park 8. Temple of Heaven 9. Beijing Zoo ( Panda ) 10. Financial Street and CBD area
For international tourists visiting Beijing, some basic knowledge of the main subway lines, like Line 1, Line 2, Line 4， Line 5， line 8 and line 10, is quite helpful. These six subway lines take you to almost all the major attractions in Beijing. See: How to take subway in Beijing.
If you are interested in exploring Beijing by subway, please check below the Beijing subway self guided tours proposed by tour-beijing.com (BTC).
Beijing Subway Self-Guided Tour
|Beijing Central Axis Subway Self-Guided Tour|
| Attractions: Visit Beijing along the central axis of Beijing extending from Temple of Heaven to Qianmen Street, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Jingshan Park
Subway Lines used: Line 5, Line 1
Tour Code: BSW-A
|Beijing Summer Palace & Olympic Sites Subway Self Guide Tour|
| Attractions: Visit Summer Palace and Olympic Sites
Subway Lines used: Line 4, Line 8 and Line 10
Tour Code: BSW-B
|Explore the "Vanishing Old Beijing" Subway Self-Guided Tour|
| Attractions: Visit Lama Temple, Chengxian Street, Drum Tower, Yandaixiejie, Shichahai and Hutong Tour
Subway Lines used: Line 5
Tour Code: BSW-C
Travel Tips for Beijing Subway Walking Tour1. Wear comfortable shoes!
2. A bottle of water is recommended on warm summer days!
3. Pay attention to the climate in Beijing
4. Don't wear expensive jewellery overtly.
5. Some thieves prefer crowded areas - stay alert in places like subway station, buses, bus stations.
6. Hide valuables (cash, cheques and credit cards) on a belt worn under the clothes next to the skin.
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