Boating in the Summer Palace, Beijing
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Beijing's Summer Palace consists of a lake, pagodas, bridges and a Buddhist temple.
Burial ground of the Ming Emperors
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The Ming Tombs are a popular sightseeing spot to the north of Beijing.
Chinese New Year
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Chinese New Year is the highlight of the year and people spend an entire week celebrating.
Daoism in China
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Daoism is China's indigenous religion. We visit a centre of Daoism in Beijing.
Food, markets and new shopping centres in Beijing
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Beijing has shops for everyone, from open-air markets to exclusive boutiques.
Getting around China by train
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Travelling by train in China and buying a ticket-the cost depends on softness of the seat!
Nightlife in Beijing
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More and more young people in Beijing like going out in the evening
Sports and physical exercise
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Chinese people practise all sorts of sports and physical exercise.
The Great Wall and how to get there by bus
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The Great Wall is a staggering feat of engineering, but how do you get there by bus?
The Peking Opera School
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Peking Opera is one of the oldest and most popular forms of traditional Chinese opera.