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At the heart of the Chinese capital lies the Forbidden City. Once the imperial palace to the emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties, it's now home to a wealth of stunning sights. The Pearl Market is great for shopping, but be prepared to put your haggling skills into practise! Beyond Beijing stands the Great Wall Of China - the highlight of any trip to this region. And, when night falls, enjoy a traditional opera experience at the Lao She Teahouse, near Tiananmen Square.Where to stay:
A twin room at the lovely Wangfujing Grand Hotel - within easy walking distance of the Forbidden City - costs from 65 per night.Getting there:
Return fares with Air France start from 367.
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