Beijing is becoming one of the fastest growing visitor destinations in the world. Visitors from China’s vast population and from worldwide flock there daily to sample some of its great attractions.
A vast wealth of old architecture, art and culture have survived numerous upheavels and revolutions and are on display to the public. The Forbidden City, long the home of the emperors and subsequently of Mao Zedong offers a fascinating glimpse into China’s past, while The Temple of Heavenly Peace, The Ming Tombs and Tienanmen Square are among thoe other many attractions.
This clean modern city was host to the Olympic Games in 2008 and the famous Bird’s Nest Arena is now a major tourist attraction. Numerous modern hotels including many fine luxury 5 star hotels were built arount this time.