• The Great Wall Built in the Spring and Autumn Period and lasted into the Warring States Period (c. 7th century BC-4th century BC), the Great Wall of China has a history of more than 2,000 years. Most of the existing sections of the wall were built in 14th Century during the Ming Dynasty. Starting from Hushan Mountain in the east and ending at Jiayuguan Pass in the west, the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty is one of the most magnificent works in ancient China. In 1987, the Great Wall was listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.

  • The Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City, is located in the heart of Beijing. Completed in the reign of Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty (1420), it had served as the imperial palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties. As an essence of palace architectures of Han people, the Imperial Palace is an incomparable masterpiece of ancient architectures in China and also the largest and most complete ancient complex of wooden structure in the world.

  • The Temple of Heaven is a world heritage, national AAAAA tourist area and important historical monument under special preservation. Located in southeast of Zhengyangmen Gate in Beijing, the Temple of Heaven serves as the imperial sacrificial altar for the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties to worship the Heaven and pray for rain and harvest. The Temple of Heaven is the largest and most perfect existing ancient complex for worship of heaven in the world.

  • “Hutong” is a transliteration from Mongolian. According to the Xi Jin Zhi (《析津志》), the word “Hutong” has been passed down ever since the construction of Dadu (the capital of Yuan Dynasty, today's Beijing) in 1267 and has existed for over 700 years till now. Hutong is now a major characteristic of Beijing. Famous Hutongs include Dongjiao Minxiang Hutong and Shichahai Hutong.