Beijing, the capital of China, is a mix of modern and ancient elements that still prevails today. As the political center of China, the city is also commonly known as Peking. Enter the world-famous Forbidden City and explore the vast palace grounds where Chinese royalty once roamed.
Trek up the Great Wall of China, one of the seven wonders of the world, and witness one of the most impressive architectural feats in human history. As you soak in the untouched nature surrounding Beijing, visit the Temple of Heaven formerly patronized by emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasty.