Discover a bustling district where you can get a real feel of everyday Beijing life as well as enjoying impressive historic, cultural and entertainment attractions.

Fengtai is one of Beijing’s most interesting districts. Among the high-rise buildings so characteristic of the city’s skyline are beautiful parks, poignant memorial statues, fascinating museums, fun amusement parks and historical sites, which serve as reminders of the capital’s rich past. Take a few days to get to know Fengtai and all it has to offer.

The district’s most famous landmark is the Lugou Bridge, known commonly as the Marco Polo Bridge because of its mention in the author’s book. Proud, finely carved lions line the 874-foot (267-meter) long solid granite bridge, which stretches across the Yongding River. While the architectural beauty of the bridge is undoubted, the bridge holds a more somber place in the minds of Beijingers. It was on this very bridge that the 8-year-long Sino-Japanese War broke out on July 7, 1937. Walk slowly across the bridge and take in the poignancy of this beautiful yet somber place.

Learn more about the devastating war at the nearby Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, where there are over 10,000 artifacts related to the war on display. The Sculpture Garden of the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War is a serene place of contemplation.

Continue your cultural explorations of Fengtai at the Dabaotai Western Han Dynasty Tomb Museum. Venture into the 2,000-year-old underground palace of Liu Jian, the Guanyang Prince of the Western Han Dynasty. Also of historical significance is the Lotus Pool and Zhengang Pagoda.

For something more lighthearted and family friendly, head to Beijing World Park to view miniature versions of the world’s greatest landmarks. Or, enjoy a relaxing day in Qinglonghu Park where swimming, a water park and fruit picking will keep the children entertained.

Fengtai is located on the southwestern fringes of Beijing, about 9 miles (15 kilometers) southwest of Tiananmen Square. It is served by the subway and a plethora of buses. Don’t leave without trying one of the many restaurants here, which serve cuisine from all across China.

Top hotels in Fengtai

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Ibis Beijing Dacheng Road
Ibis Beijing Dacheng Road
3 out of 5
No 19 Dacheng Rd, Fengtai District, Beijing, Beijing

Located in Fengtai, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Marco Polo Bridge, Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park, and Maliandao Tea Street. Chairman Mao Memorial ...

3.5/5Good! (22 reviews)
Location is far from Subway, but staff are good

"Location : fine but far from subway. Comfort : not really because I can easy hear people walking and talking in corridor like they are in my room. Staff : friendly but no English at all ** special thanks to the front office staff "Sun" even his English is basic but was so helpful and even used his ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2016

Ibis Beijing Dacheng Road
Holiday Inn Temple Of Heaven
Holiday Inn Temple Of Heaven
4 out of 5
No. 1 Ding An Dong Li, South 3rd Ring Road, Beijing, Beijing
AU$105
per night
1 Dec. - 2 Dec.

Located in Fengtai, this hotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Temple of Heaven and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Hongqiao Market. Beijing Qianmen Street and Qianmen Street are ...

3.9/5Good! (118 reviews)

"Staff courtesy, excellent service.makes one feels at home"…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov. 2019

Holiday Inn Temple Of Heaven
GreenTree Alliance BeiJing West Fourth Ring Beidadi Hotel
GreenTree Alliance BeiJing West Fourth Ring Beidadi Hotel
3 out of 5
No.63-1 West Sihuan South Road, Fengtai, Beijing, Hebei
AU$54
per night
21 Nov. - 22 Nov.

Located in Fengtai, this hotel is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Maliandao Tea Street and within 6 miles (10 km) of Beijing World Park and Marco Polo Bridge. Beijing Museum ...

3/5 (1 review)
No english

"Inte en enda som arbetade på hotellet kunde engelska. Fick översätta via en app ifrån telefonen. Annars trevlig personal"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jul. 2019

GreenTree Alliance BeiJing West Fourth Ring Beidadi Hotel
Jinjiang Inn Beijing Fengtai East Street Subway Station
Jinjiang Inn Beijing Fengtai East Street Subway Station
2.5 out of 5
9 Youyongchang North Road, Fengtai, Beijing, Beijing
AU$65
per night
22 Nov. - 23 Nov.

Located in Fengtai, this hotel is 1.9 mi (3 km) from Maliandao Tea Street and within 6 miles (10 km) of Beijing Financial Street and Beijing Museum of Natural ...

3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)

"Overall good. Allow customer to check in before noon is very good policy."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep. 2019

Jinjiang Inn Beijing Fengtai East Street Subway Station
Nangong Spring Season Hotel - Beijing
Nangong Spring Season Hotel - Beijing
5 out of 5
No.39 Fugong Road, Wangzuozhen, Fengtai, District, Fangshan, Beijing

Located in Fengtai, this luxury hotel is 1 mi (1.5 km) from Zhengang Tower and within 9 miles (15 km) of Marco Polo Bridge and Beijing Garden Expo Park. Yingshan ...

1/5 (1 review)
Basically a ghost town

"What can i say. Meant to be a nice big hotel, turned up, hardly anyone there. Room was clean enough, but expensive, supposedly was a 5 star hotel. Fridge was empty. Bed was not king size. Food at the restaurant was absolutely awful. And to top it all off, there was no water in the swimming pools. ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Aug. 2016

Nangong Spring Season Hotel - Beijing
MEETOUR HOTEL
MEETOUR HOTEL
3.5 out of 5
Building 5, No.18 Courtyard, Fangzhuang South Road Fengtai District, Beijing
AU$141
per night
19 Dec. - 20 Dec.

Located in Fengtai, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Beijing Curio City, Panjiayuan Market, and Panjiayuan Antique Market. Hongqiao Market and Temple of Heaven ...

MEETOUR HOTEL

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4/5(35 reviews)

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Summer Palace
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4.5/5(21 reviews)

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Temple of Heaven
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Temple of Heaven

4.5/5(28 reviews)

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Beijing Forbidden City Tickets

AU$14

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Mini Group Tour: The Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace
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Mini Group Tour: The Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

AU$150

This is a Hassle-Free, No More Than 6 People mini-sized group tour to the two most beautiful attractions in Beijing! 7:00-8:30 Hotel Pickup Your tour guide will be waiting for you in your hotel lobby for pickup, the exact pickup time will be confirmed with you about 2 days before your travel date.

Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven & Summer Palace Day Tour
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Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven & Summer Palace Day Tour

AU$110

Visit Beijing's historic destinations and explore its rich history, fascinating architecture, and impressive traditions on this full-day tour. Explore the imperial Forbidden City, historical Summer Palace, harmonious Temple of Heaven and stroll around the Tiananmen Square.

Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Great Wall Bus Tour
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Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Great Wall Bus Tour

AU$73

Enjoy some of China's most famous landmarks with an expert guide to explain their cultural and historical meaning. Explore Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and hike up the most famous section of the Great Wall of China.

Bird's Nest, Panda House, Hutong, Lama Temple Group Tour
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Bird's Nest, Panda House, Hutong, Lama Temple Group Tour

AU$76

Have a full day trip to explore both the old and the new Beijing, see the lovely giant pandas in Beijing Zoo, take amazing pictures of the Water Cube and Bird's Nest, visit the perfectly preserved Lama Temple, experience the real Beijing culture of the Hutong and Courtyards, and get a full and clear view of the Forbidden City from the peak of Jingshan House.

Mutianyu Great Wall Day trip with your English-speaking driver
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Mutianyu Great Wall Day trip with your English-speaking driver

AU$48

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing China Your personal driver will meet you at your hotel at the appointed time in the morning . driving to Mutianyu Great Wall will take about 1.

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