Beijing also know as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. It is located in northern China, and is the nation's political, cultural, and educational center. Beijing as a city history dates back three millennia. Beijing is among the most developed cities in China. Beijing is an amazing mix of old and new and today it is beyond doubt a truly world class and international city. Beijing has a rather dry, monsoon-influenced humid continental climate. No other city in China can match the extraordinary history and it’s architecture on display in Beijing. Beijing has many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the magnificent Forbidden City, one of the manmade structure visible from space the Great Wall, natural landscaped areas and the most innovative, modern structures that line the streets of Beijing, beautiful and grandeur temples, the ancient alleyways that teem with life crisscrossed the city centre as they did hundreds of years ago. The renowned former imperial botanical gardens, parks and scenic areas, tombs and gates are masterpieces of Chinese traditional gardening art with tremendous historical importance. The Beijing Zoo is a center of zoological research that also contains many rare animals from various continents, including the Chinese giant panda. Beijing is house to over one hundred museums loaded with Chinese art treasures of culture significant. Beijing is a center of Chinese tradition Jingtai art and carved Lacquerware, decorative intrinsic patterns and images carvings and sophisticated metalworking technique. Beijing is the pulse of China’s rapidly evolving cultural art and the centre for the traditional Chinese performing arts scene like Peking opera, tumbling acrobats, the graceful lines of Chinese classical dance. Food is an obsession for the Chinese and dining out is the main social activity, Beijing cuisine is the local style of cooking, Peking Roast Duck is perhaps the best known dish and other dazzling array of different dishes reflects the sheer joy in eating in several restaurants that line the streets and alleyways. The Beijing International airport is the second busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic. A mixture of both old and new in every manner can be seen in Beijing. Welcome to Beijing, one of the leading capitals of the world.