China Travel Guide
Beijing is the capital city of the People's Republic of China. It is also a popular tourist destination.
Top attractions in this city of 22 million people are Tiananmen Square, the Great Hall of the People and the Forbidden City. It is also home to many interesting museums and parks. The Great Wall is located just north of the city.
Direct flights are available to Beijing from Europe and North America. Airfares to Beijing are relatively inexpensive.
Beijing is located 1,240 km northwest of Shanghai China. Consequently, winters in the city can be quite cool.
For comprehensive tourist information regarding the Chinese capital city, please access the Beijing Visitor's Guide.