Beijing Travel Information
Beijing also known as 'Peking' is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China and it is the second largest city of China. The city is very ancient with human settlements going back thousands of years and today it is one of the most modern and wealthiest cities of the world. It is situated in northern China and is considered to be one of the four great ancient capitals of China along with Nanjing, Luoyang and Xian. Some of the popular sightseeing spots of Beijing are, The Beijing Botanical Gardens, Beihai Park, the pagoda of Tianning temple, the 'Temple of heaven' to name a few. In short the city is an incredible combination of both the ancient and modern.