Beijing is a city of contrasts. It is a case study for the rapidly changing Chinese economy. The city is a collection of buildings that go on forever. Most of the buildings are uninspiring but the city itself is a fascinating place.
The main attractions, are of course sites like the Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Great Wall. For some reason I did not find the Forbidden City that fascinating, yes it is absolutely massive in size, but for some reason it seemed like something was missing. It was like walking through a famous house that had no furniture. Continue reading