Top 10 domestic destinations for rich Chinese in 2012

By Lu Na
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Beijing, the capital of China, is a great city with a history of more than 3,000 years. It's the center of politics, economy, culture and art of the country. As one of the ancient capitals in China, Beijing is home to a great number of cultural and historical sites, which make it a huge magnet for numerous tourists all over the world. The top attraction must be the solemn Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest city square and an icon of China. On the north side of the Square is the 600-year-old magnificent Forbidden City, the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace on the planet.

Also, do not miss the Summer Palace, the largest, the most marvelous and the best-preserved royal garden in China. Top attractions also include the breathtaking Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven, Temple of Earth, National Stadium and Beijing 798 Art Zone, etc. You can also tour the various traditional hutongs and courtyards to experience the glamour of local life.

Percentage in 2012: 14 percent

Rank in 2011: 9

Travel Tips:

 -- Best time to visit: Spring and autumn

 -- Local snacks: Roast Duck, Noodles with Fried Soybean Paste (Zha Jiang Mian), Douzhir(fermented bean drink), Fried Chop Rice Cake (Lvdagunr)

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