Synopsis by Alice Day
A visit to China is not complete without a trip to the Great Wall and Beijing, its capital city. Video Visits: China -- Ancient Rhythms and Modern Currents tours some of the major sights of this vast country, with its many historical and cultural destinations. Beijing is an interesting mix of ancient and modern, and offers the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City. The complex contains 9,000 rooms, and served as the home for 24 Ming and Qing emperors. In Xian, the viewer will also see the terra cotta soldiers unearthed in 1974 that were created to protect an emperor's remains.
China, travelogue, journey, landscaping, natural-wonders, sightseeing