Traditional but vibrant, a mixture of the old and new, attractions, beautiful temples, hutongs, ancient palaces and so much history. Beijing really is a must visit if you go to China. Not only because its the capital city or that its right by the Great Wall but because it houses some of the most famous and iconic sights in China.
Despite the fact that it is a 21st century city, it still has parts that make you feel like you have gone back in time and although it is changing rapidly, the traditional palaces are still preserved and treasured for everyone to experience.
It doesn’t matter if you are a full blown history buff, someone who loves culture or just a little old tourist trying to see more of the world, Beijing really has something for everyone.
I will be the first to admit that I was a little sceptical…
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