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Beijing

Location: North China plain northwest edge

Suggested Duration: 5-7 days

Attractions:The Great Wall, Forbidden city, Summer Palace, The Heaven Temple

Language: Mandarin

Beijing is located in the northern part of the North China Plain, backed by Yanshan, adjacent to Tianjin City and Hebei Province. The climate in Beijing is a typical semi-humid continental monsoon climate in the north temperate zone.

Beijing is one of the national historical and cultural city. The history of more than 3,000 years gave birth to many famous historical sites such as the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Badaling Great Wall and Summer Palace. As early as 700,000 years ago, the original crowd tribe "Pekinensis" appeared in the Zhoukoudian area of ​​Beijing. In 1045 BC, Beijing became the capital of the princely kingdoms such as Ji and Yan. Since 938 AD, Beijing has become the capital of numerous dynasties such as Ming and Qing. In October 1, 1949, Beijing became the capital of the People's Republic of China.

Beijing is the only city of the world with seven world heritage sites and is the world's first capital city with a global geopark. Beijing has more than 200 tourist attractions open to the outside world, including the world's largest imperial palace the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, the Royal Garden Beihai Park, the Summer Palace, the Yuanmingyuan Garden, The Badaling Great Wall, the Mutianyu Great Wall, and the world's largest quadrangle courtyard. Beijing has a total of 7,309 cultural relics and historic sites, 99 national key cultural relics protection units (including Beijing section of the Great Wall and Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal), 326 municipal cultural relics protection units, 5 national geological parks, and 15 national forest parks.

On July 31, 2015, the International Olympic Committee Chairman Bach announced that Beijing and Zhangjiakou have won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Beijing became the first city in the world to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

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