Destination Guide – Beijing
The city is well known for its many temples, palaces and gardens. Beijing is considered a cultural center in China due to the many treasured artifacts it holds as well as artwork dating back centuries. Beijing is known for it’s cuisine, especially the very popular Peking Roast Duck. It is also famous for it’s opera, and Beijing opera is considered one of the highest Chinese cultural achievements. Besides an active night life scene, there are hundreds of tourist attractions within Beijing and surrounding it, including the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, The Temple of Heaven, The Summer Palace, The Ming Tombs, and The Great Wall of China.