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China National Day 2019

China National Day 2019

  • Monday, 30 September 2019
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The October 1st is China's National Day which is to commemorate the founding of People’s Republic of China in 1949. There are usually many activities arranged in Tian'anmen Square in Beijing to celebrate that day.

This year, China will launch mass activities to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

The National Day holiday is fixed at October 1–7 with adjacent weekend days being mandatory workdays to make up for lost time. This period is also called also called "golden week" because of the biggest week for tourism in China, when people have a week off to reunite with families and take trips.

Travel Tips in Beijing during the National Day 2019

1. During the celebration of China’s 70th Anniversary, surrounding areas in downtown Beijing will experience traffic restrictions and some roads will be closed for part of the day.

2. During this period, flight and highway traffic in and out of Beijing will be restricted.
3. Tourists in Beijing will undergo more rigorous security checks.

Travel Notes in Beijing during the National Day 2019

Due to preparations for the celebration of China’s 70th Anniversary, many top attractions in Beijing will be closed for a certain period in 2019.

1. The Forbidden City will be closed from September 21st to October 1st.
2. The National Museum will be closed from September 21st to October2nd.
3. The Wanchun Pavillion (the best site to view the Forbidden City from above) of Jingshan Park has been closed for repairs. The reopening date is not yet known.
4. Beihai Park may limit the number of visitors while open and will be closed fromSeptember 21st-October 1st.
5. The time that visitors are allowed inside of the Hutong area will be restricted from September 21stto October1st.
6. From September 14th-16th some of the roads in the 2nd Ring Road region in Beijing may be closed due to military parade rehearsals. The roads may be closed again on September 21st.

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