Being the political and cultural center of China, Beijing has a rich history. At the same time, it is a vibrant international captical city, moving toward the future at hyperspeed. Beijing has a population of 15 million. Spring and Autumn are the best times to visit Beijing except for the National holidays when the hotels and sights will be packed. The traffic in Beijing is bad because of the cars and trucks clogging the streets, especially during the rush hours.
Tourist Resources of Beijing: Forbidden City, Temples of Heaven, Summer Palace, Great Wall, Ming Tombs.