Mentougou is within easy reach of many of Beijing’s more popular attractions. The Eight Great Temples and Fahai Temple are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. Also, well worth the effort are the Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park and the Beijing Botanical Garden.
Of course, people come from all over the world to experience Tiananmen Square, one of the most iconic spots in the country. It is only less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle on the city.
Naturally, the city center of Beijing has many attractions. So take your camera and head to Forbidden City.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many interesting cultural highlights in and around Mentougou. Take the time to see the many fascinating museums here such as the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Museum.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at the nearby local attractions such as the Temple of the Sleeping Buddha. These are popular with travellers from all over the world. Beijing is filled with reminders of the past; start your historic tour at the Marco Polo Bridge.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after a busy day discovering the charms of Mentougou, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the amenities at the Wanda Realm Beijing, the Holiday Inn Beijing Chang An West, and the popular Juny Oriental Hotel.