Beijing, the capital of China is a vibrant modern city with a strong culture and heritage. Beijing provides much for the visitor to see to enjoy and experience. The Beijing Olympics held in 2008 were a huge sucess for China.
For the traveler, Beijing is a welcoming city offering a wide variety options. Combining the heritage of an ancient history with the excitement of a rapidly growing metropolis, Beijing has something for every mood or interest. Fans of culture can enjoy a performance of the classic Beijing Opera, a Kung Fu show, Beijing acrobatics, or a night at one of the city's many theaters or cinemas. Those looking for Beijing nightlife will enjoy the already large and constantly growing list of Beijing restaurants and bars.
From the Forbidden City to the Great Wall, Tienanmen Square to the Bird's Nest Olympic Stadium, there is an endless list of things to see in and around Beijing. In fact, there is so much to do that it is easy for the traveler to become overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are many opportunities to relax.
Whether you sit in one of the many parks or temples, spend the afternoon over a pot of tea or indulge in a famous Beijing massage, there are just as many was to do nothing in Beijing as there are activities.