Beijing is a place where the ancient world meets a modern-day metropolis. Beijing is vast in size and history. As the capital city of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing is also the second-largest city after Shanghai, so there is plenty to explore. Wander and discover everything from the Forbidden City to the Great Wall and Beijing’s more modern skyscrapers and Olympicvenues. Learn about local traditions as you explore historic sites and dine on delicious cuisine. Take in the beautiful environment as you uncover the city. Your Beijing vacation is filled with history, culture, and lots of exploration.