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Beijing is a very old city. It has many interesting sights to see.

Here are the top 5 sights to see in Beijing.

1. The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is the longest wall in the world. It was built to protect China from the Mongolians.

You can walk along the great wall of China and take pictures next to the wall.

2. The Forbidden Palace

The Forbiddden Palace was the home of the Emperors of China. It is a very large palace with many pictures, sculptures and objects to see.

You can see how the Emperors of China lived and enjoy walking around the large gardens inside the palace walls.

3. The Bird's Nest Stadium

The Bird's Nest Stadium was built for the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

You can see where all your favourite Olympic stars competed for the Olympic gold medals.

4. Tiananmen Square

Tiananmen Square is the site of some key events in Chinese history.

You can watch the flag raising ceremony every morning at 7.30 am.

 

5. The Old Summer Palace

The Old Summer Palace was destroyed in 1860 during the second opium war.

You can walk around the ruins and imagine how grand the palace would have been.

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