Tourist attractions

National Museum of China

http://baike.baidu.com/picview/30295/30295/0/3801213fb80e7bec65337b732e2eb9389a506bb2.html#albumindex=2&picindex=2The National Museum of China flanks the eastern side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. The museum's mission is to educate about the arts and history of China. It is directed by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China.

Yanhuang Art Museum

http://baike.baidu.com/picview/193960/193960/0/4a36acaf2edda3cc2bdfad9100e93901213f9243.html#albumindex=4&picindex=3 The Yan-Huang Art Gallery, located at Yayuncun (the Asian Games Village), is Beijing's first large modern art gallery. It was sponsored by celebrated Chinese painter, Huang Zhou, and built with donations from art lovers from all walks of life, both at home and abroad. Its collection consists mainly of contemporary Chinese paintings, and also includes ancient Chinese paintings and calligraphy, cultural relics and other works of art.The Yan-Huang Art Gallery comprises a central lobby, exhibition halls, a multi-function hall, and a painting warehouse.

The Forbidden City

http://baike.baidu.com/picview/7379/9572580/2587155/fd428c455eefe57287947391.html#albumindex=0&picindex=4 The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the center of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

National Centre for the Performing Arts

http://www.chncpa.org/jygl/index.shtml The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), and colloquially described as The Giant Egg (巨蛋), is an opera house in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The Centre, an ellipsoid dome of titanium and glass surrounded by an artificial lake, seats 5,452 people in three halls and is almost 12,000 m² in size. It was designed by French architect Paul Andreu. Construction started in December 2001 and the inaugural concert was held in December 2007.

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