China

Pékin

Highly recommended
Pékin
The Essential
Highly recommended
Capital of China since the 13C, Beijing is the showcase of the country's power and world influence. From the Forbidden City to the recent Olympic infrastructure, pomp and excess are its architectural hallmarks. Beijing is beyond all comprehension - any sighting of a slice of traditional China, as you stroll about the parks or hutong, is immediately followed by some extreme expression of modernity. Beijing is a shock to the system that delights travellers hungry for new experiences.

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Forbidden City Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Beijing
2:00
Great Wall Great Wall
Great Wall
Badaling
2:00
Summer Palace Summer Palace
Summer Palace
Beijing
2:00
Great Wall at Simatai Great Wall at Simatai
Great Wall at Simatai
Simatai
2:00
Temple of Heaven Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Beijing
1:00
Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Beijing
0:30

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The Great Wall of China

Born of the desire to protect Chinese territory from barbarian invasions, the Great Wall of China is unquestionably one of the most fascinating human creations in existence, with its 6,700 km stretching from the Yellow Sea in the east to the Gobi desert in the west.
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