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The brash modernity of BEIJING comes as a surprise to many visitors. Traversed by more than a hundred flyovers and spiked with high-rises, this vivid metropolis is China at its most dynamic. For a thousand years, the drama of China's imperial history was played out here, with the emperor sitting enthroned at the centre of the Chinese universe, and though today the city is a very different one, it remains spiritually and politically the heart of the country. First impressions are of an almost inhuman vastness, conveyed by the sprawl of apartment buildings, in which most of the city's population of fifteen …
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Great Wall

China's Great Wall stretches east-west for more than 5000 kilometers. Its origins can be traced to the 7th Century BCE, when independent kingdoms constructed ...

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Beijing Fang Shan Restaurant offers exquisite food from former Chinese dynasties, set in Bei Hai Park , once an imperial garden. Waitresses in period garb lead you to the main dining room, which ...