As the capital of the People's Republic of China, Beijing is the nation's political, economic, cultural and educational center as well as being the most important center in China for international trade and communications. It has been the heart and soul of politics and society since the Warring States Period. Among the unequalled cultural treasures are the magnificent Forbidden City, the Beihai Park and the Summer Palace. Detailed information about Beijing Travel Guide
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The Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, is a landmark of Beijing. Located on the central axis of the city, the Forbidden City was once the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). As the largest and the most complete ancient architectural complex, it is recommended as a must see for every tourist to China.
The Tian'anmen Square is the world's largest square. Notable features are Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People's Heroes, Great Hall of the People, and Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao.
Big Bell Temple