The Great Wall
The Great Wall, symbolizing China’s ancient civilization, is one of the world’s most renowned projects. The Great Wall Badaling section is best known and well reserved. It is listed as one of the world heritages in 1987 by the United Nation’s Education, Science and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO).
As the biggest city center square in the world, Tian’anmen Square covering 44 hectares in the heart of Beijing. It is the place where history-changing events and ceremonies occurred.
The Forbidden City
It was the Imperial Palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is one of the largest and certainly the most completely restored ancient architectural complex in the world.
Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven is decorated in blue, the color of the Heaven. The perfect harmony between the architectural environment and nature can be felt here; you could easily imaging the vivid spectacle of a great sacrifice to the Heaven for a good harvest.
Originally known as the “Garden of Clear Ripples”, the Summer Palace is a magnificent imperial garden located 15 km north of downtown Beijing. This is the largest ancient preserved garden in China and a former summer retreat for Emperors and the chosen few. The site includes more than 100 ancient style pavilions, mansions, towers, halls, temples, bridges and an enormous clear water lake.
The Olympic Venus
The National Stadium – The Bird’s Nest
The National Stadium is considered as the finest arena in the world and the center-piece of the most expensive Olympics in the History. It has well hosted the spectacular Opening and Closing Ceremonies, athletic events, and football final of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
The National Aquatics Center – The Water Cube
The National Aquatics Center is one of the most dramatic and exciting venues to host sporting events for the Beijing Olympics in 2008. The external appearance was inspired by the natural formation of soap bubbles. It utilized state-of-the-art technology and materials to achieve the visually exciting structure, but more than just a pretty place.
It is China national treasure. Expect performers convey powerful emotions to the audience through song, dance, facial make-up, exquisite masks and costume, skilled use of body language and sympathetically integrated musical accompaniment.
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