Beijing is not only the capital of China, but it is also the political, cultural, and economic center of China as well boasting numerous world famous tour sites that attract millions of visitors each year.
Beijing is an ancient city of long history and culture. It's earliest history dates back to 1153 when the Jin Dynasty first established here. The three dynasties of Yuan, Ming and Qing, spanning over 800 years have devoted great efforts constructing and reinforcing the capital city Beijing.
The Great Wall is known as the "Wan Li Chang Cheng" in China, or the "Ten Thousand Li Long Wall". Construction of the China Great Wall started back in 7th century BC. The vassal states of the Zhou Dynasty each built their own walls for defense.
The Summer Palace is located in the northwest suburbs of Beijing city. It is a world famous classical imperial garden that covers an area of over 290 hectares, and comprises mainly of the Wanshoushan (Longevity Hill) and Kunming Lake.