Beijing has many popular attractions. The most famous of them is the Badaling Great Wall and Tiananmen Square. China’s Central television tower is a needle like minaret which is the headquarters of all television and radio broadcasting. The observation tower is on the 22nd floor and it is one of the largest in the world. It also holds a revolving restaurant at a height of 221 metres.
The Underwater World is located at the base of the tower where tourists can watch performances of marine animals.
The Chaundixia village is an ancient settlement that has been well preserved. It dates back to the Ming & Qing dynasties. Descriptions of the 70 families that owned the properties in the settlements are maintained to this day.
The Chinese century altar is a modern construction to commemorate the advent of the new millennium. The designer style of construction is stunning to the rest of classic Chinese construction of quaint symmetry and arrangement.
For shoppers, there is Wangfujing Street and Qianmen Street where traditional Chinese wares are available. The Silk Market is the place to buy silk products including shirts and scarves and other handicrafts.
Restaurants in Beijing offer visitors Chinese dishes like roast duck, egg foo yong, rice noodles with beef, etc. Excursions can be taken to the walled town of Zhengding and the Ming murals at Fahai Si.
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