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The mysterious and multifaceted gem of the East, legendary Beijing, boasts an incredible more than a 3-thousand-year history, imbued with the exceptional oriental vibe that captivates for good. Once the capital of the four imperial dynasties which have experienced centuries of absolute thriving and moments of loss, prideful Beijing has not only retained its glory yet multiplied its influence on the global arena. Having evolved from an ancient walled capital to a huge cosmopolitan metropolis in barely a century, Beijing still cherishes the unique traditions of the ancestors and gently preserves its breathtaking legacy. Get acquainted with the legend walking around the iconic Forbidden City, marvel at the UNESCO-listed Temple of Heaven, and, to top it all, absorb the inimitable grandeur of China, exploring one of the Seven Wonders of the world and the awe-inspiring symbol of the Chinese profound past, the Great Wall. But be careful, the charms of Beijing are, indeed, irresistible! Beijing is China's capital city. It was first established around 3,000 years ago and has historically been the capital of the nation for more than 800 years. This place has a long and storied history and culture. Tian’anmen Square and the Great Hall of the People bore witness to the country's century of humiliation. The Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Temple of Heaven all have an incomparable imperial style. Beijing is also an international city with a modern and fashionable elegance. The nightscape of places like Sanlitun and Shichahai is intoxicating. In all its neighborhoods, Beijing is packed with places that will evoke surprise and wonder. Beijing is a warm and welcoming city.