China's illustrious capital is a must-see destination, filled with history and culture
Beijing is the capital city of China and is the nation’s political and cultural centre. Beijing is full of magnificent imperial palaces, temples and parks. It is an ancient city with a modern face, you can enjoy fine dining in Michelin star restaurants to delicious street vendor food costing next to nothing.
Here we have selected a few of the sights and experiences that you really should see on a visit to Beijing.
The Great Wall
A must-see sight for anyone visiting China
The Forbidden City
This palace complex in central Beijing, was the former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty, right to the end of the Qing dynasty. It now houses the Palace Museum, and is near the top of the list for all visitors to Beijing.