The Forbidden City in Beijing – houses the Imperial Palace. Take a guided tour and find out more about the imperial history of China. One of the world’s largest squares, Tiananmen Square is also situated close to the Forbidden City.
Shichahai Lakes – the three lakes, Qianhai, Houhai Xihai, in Beijing surrounded by lively restaurants and bars. You can hire a rowing boat at the nearly Behai Park and enjoy Beijing’s beautiful surroundings.
Temple of Heaven – built for ceremonies to praise Heaven and the Emperor, the Son of Heaven.
Beijing’s National Stadium (The “Bird’s Nest”) – admire this fantastic Olympic arena built for the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Hutongs (Beijing’s traditional narrow streets) – take a cycle rickshaw through the narrow alleys in Shichahai and see the old side of China.