Still Want to See the Sights? Five Tips to Beat the Crowds in Beijing During Next Week's October Holiday

Over 700 million tourists are going to be on the move starting Sunday, and Beijing will be one of the most popular destinations, Caixin reported this week. The China Tourism Academy estimates that over 60% of the population plans to travel during this year's October holiday season, with Beijing being one of the three top destinations, according to C-Trip. 

So how can one enjoy the sites and avoid the crowds?