The last three days of the study abroad we stayed in Beijing. Beijing is the current capital of China the original capital was Xian where we stayed the first to weeks. In Beijing, we climb the great wall, visited the Forbidden City, the temple of heaven and the summer palace.

The Outside of the Forbidden City
This slab in the middle was transported to the forbidden city on ice

The reason the forbidden city is called forbidden because it was reserved for the empire and the royal family.

Temple of Heaven
Group picture at the Forbidden City
the 2008 Olympics sight
summer palace
A view from the Great Wall

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