Our tour started with a visit to Tiananmen Square and then to the Forbidden City,
the home of emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Nowadays, it houses the palace museum with numerous imperial treasures.
Every detail of the palace tells its visitors a story of ancient royal life.
In the afternoon, we visited the Temple of Heaven, which used to be the altar where emperors
worshiped heaven and prayed for a good harvest.
Later, the highlight of the evening was a brilliant Chinese Kung Fu Show performed at the Red Theatre.
Tne next day we visited The Great Wall of China at Badaling.
On the way back to the hotel we visited a Jade Factory, the Summer Palace and the Olympic Stadium called The Bird's Nest.