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26 Nov, 2014

China launches annual pass for 800 tourist attractions, only 150 yuan

Beijing, (chinadaily.com.cn), 2014-11-25 – A national tourism annual pass that is accessible to more than 800 attractions in China for 2015 is now available to purchase in Beijing. Priced at 150 yuan ($24), the annual pass covers 806 parks, scenic areas and museums in 16 provinces and municipalities, with the majority free for multiple entries and a small share offering single free entry and discounts.

Among the list, more than 200 free-to-enter spots have an admission fee of over 50 yuan. Several popular tourist attractions, including the Badaling Great Wall and the Ming Tombs, are listed for multiple free entries.

Annual pass for 800 Chinese tourist attractions now available for 150 yuan

The Badaling Great Wall. [Photo/Xinhua]

Beijing and Tianjin share a big part on the map, including 100 places in the two neighboring cities with free single and multiple entries.

The annual pass is available to purchase at more than 20 parks in Beijing, including Zhongshan Park, Yuyuantan Park and Beijing Botanical Garden, as well as newspaper kiosks in subway stations.

Valid for 2015, the annual pass had no restrictions on age and ID for purchase.