Beijing, an ancient capital of six dynasties in China, has a long history and a relatively complete ancient architectural pattern. Beijing, Jing for short, as the capital of the People's Republic of China, is China's political, cultural and international exchange center. Therefore, Beijing has a rich and diversified landscape of ancient and modern culture and a profound cultural heritage.
Beijing covers a total area of 16,807.8 square kilometers, with Junrendu Mountain in its north and Western Hills in its west. Dongling Mountain, which borders on Hebei Province, is the highest peak in Beijing with an altitude of 2,303 meters. Beijing has three large reservoirs: Miyun, Huairou and Shisanling (Ming Tombs); and five major rivers, Chaobai, North Canal, Yongding, Juma and Tanghe.
Beijing's climate is that of temperate continental monsoon. In November, winter comes to Beijing, with a dry and cold climate and less snow.
Don't miss Beijing's special snacks and famous time-honored dishes when you come to Beijing for sightseeing. Famous dishes include Beijing roast duck, instant boiled mutton and palace dishes.