09-11-2006 16:18

Welcome to Beijing, the metropolis that is one of the leading capitals of the world and the host of the 29th Olympic Games 2008. With a history that is more than 3000 years Beijing is an amazing mix of old and new. For centuries Beijing has been the centre for cultural and business activities and is today beyond doubt a truly world class and international city.

Throughout its history Beijing has had numerous dynasties like the Jing, Yuan , Ming and Qing to mention a few. Since AD 1272 has Beijing, with a few exceptions, also been the capital of China. Therefore you find some of the world’s greatest monuments of ancient history in and around Beijing.

Beijing is also a hot spot for all kinds of business as China has as had a rapid development in recent years which makes the city an economical power center.

There are many ways to experience Beijing (still called Peking in some countries)! To get to know Beijing´s unique culture, history and pulsing life will help you to get out as much as possible of your stay in Beijing. Even if this web site will have a lot of information also about the 2008 Olympic Games we strongly recommend you to start visit marvelous Beijing already today. This is a city you can visit over and over again, you will always find something new. Why not take a break and go to Beijing!