Established in 1925, the Palace Museum was installed in the imperial palace of two consecutive dynasties - the Ming (1368-1644) and the Qing (1644-1911). It is one of the most prestigious museums in China and the world at large.
Badaling Great Wall is located in Yanqing County, 60 kilometers to the northwest of downtown Beijing. It was built along the ridges of mountains, looking precipitous from the external wall but gently sloped from the internal wall.
Located in northern Beijing, the National Stadium, or the Birds Nest, is planned for holding the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Games. The photo shows the exterior picture of the Birds Nest. [Photo/Xinhua]
The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) is China's top performing arts centre.
The Headquarters for China Central Television (CCTV) is a 234-metre (768 ft), 44-story skyscraper in the Beijing Central Business District (CBD). It won the 2013 Best Tall Building Worldwide from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.