The main city of the Celestial Empire is unlike any other metropolis in the world. Once here, you open the gates to China's 5,000-year history and its turbulent present. "The Capital of Exciting Extremes", as Beijing is often called, is worth a detailed sightseeing excursion.
An experienced guide will take you to the city's iconic sites:
- Great Wall of China;
- Dashanjie (art district 798) where you can buy modern art at a relatively low price;
- Yonghegun Temple with a huge 26 m high statue of Buddha-Maitreya made of solid sandalwood;
- the picturesque Beihai Park in the center of Beijing (1001guide recommends paying attention to the white temple of Dagoba - the pride of the Chinese capital);
- the largest city square in the world, Tiananmen, that can accommodate up to a million people.
Excursion of Beijing in English is a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the richest culture of China striking in its diversity.