Beijing Virtual Tour

Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China.
The municipality is under direct administration of China's Central Government.
The city is the center of politics, culture, and international exchanges,
as well as one of the largest metropolises of industry, finance and trade.
City Flower: Chinese rose and chrysanthemum.
City Trees: Oriental arborvitae and cypress.

Beijing Facts

Forbidden City (Imperial Palace)

Offering full information on the Forbiden City in Beijing where 24 Chinese emperors ruled China for 500 years.

Also known as the Imperial Palace Museum or Gugong, the Forbidden City was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties carried out their administration and lived. Now it is open to the public as a palace museum where people can see the great traditional palace architecture, enjoy the treasures kept in the palace, and learn of the legends and anecdotes about the imperial family and the court.

Summer Palace

Detailed introduction to the Summer Palace, the second largest imperial garden in China.

Equally famous as the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace is called "Yiheyuan" (Garden of Nurtured Harmony) in Chinese. It is up to now the best preserved and the largest imperial gardens in China. You may regret it if you come to Beijing and miss visiting these gardens.

Great Wall

"You are not a man if you have not been to the Great Wall." So the saying goes in China.

The Great Wall, it is said, is one of the few objects on earth visible from space. It belongs not only to China, but is part of the cultural heritage of the whole world. No tourists can afford to miss the chance to visit it if he/she comes to Beijing and it is usually the top item on any travel program. Apart from its magnificent construction, the view on the Great Wall is wonderful especially in spring, autumn and winter.

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