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Beijing

Beijing houses the second largest temple built for Chinese thinker and social philosopher, Confucius. This temple ranks behind the Temple of Confucius in Qufu, Shandong Province. Visit all four courtyards and see the 198 stone tablets containing the names of the most advanced Chinese scholars of the Yuan,...
Visit the famous Chinese chain restaurant, Quanjude, in Beijing to sample the Peking roast duck. The restaurant was established in 1864 and since then, legendary names such as Richard Nixon and Fidel Castro have dined there. For information on Quanjude, visit: Quanjude.com Sponsored by The Doctor’s...
While in Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympics, a member of The Doctor’s Channel crew began to experience upper-right abdominal pain. This required a visit to the international wing of the Peking Union Medical College Hospital. One of the most distinguishing features of Chinese medicine is the...
This 24-hour eatery is a Beijing landmark featuring cuisine from all areas of China. Although its English picture menu and international crowd would mark the restaurant as slightly touristy, it does not fail to deliver delectable house specialties. Some of these include mandarin fried fish, sauteed bok choy...
Sample the spicy cuisine from the southerwestern province of Guizhou. A few menu items exemplifying the region’s spicy fare include spicy mashed potatoes with peanuts, beef on fire with ground beef and chilies or grassroots with bacon. Sponsored by The Doctor’s Channel
Beijing’s Temple of Heaven is a complex of Taoist building in the southeastern part of the city known as the Xuanwu District. For only around $6.50, see one of the largest parks in Beijing including the Hall of Prayer for good Harvest. *Come in through the south entrance for the best views Sponsored by...
The Doctor’s Channel team braves the stormy weather to see the most famous sight in Beijing, the Great Wall of China. The wall stretches over 4,000 miles from the East to the West of China. It was built over 2,000 years ago. Guided tours are available, but The Doctor’s Channel team recommends...
Explore what was once the Chinese imperial palace and now the home of the Palace Museum. Built in 1406, the city housed the Emperor and his family for nearly five centuries. While the guided tour will only show you sections of The Forbidden City, the audio tour allows you to see it in its entirety. Sponsored...
Contemporary art galleries and chic cafes litter the streets of Beijing’s 798 Art Zone. This district is the third most visited site in Beijing, just below The Forbidden City and The Great Wall of China. Some say that 798 Art Zone is to Beijing what Soho is to Manhattan. Visit the trendy district that...
The Doctor’s Channel travels to Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympics. After an Olympic marathon of sightseeing, they finish the evening at the Wafujing Night Market. The market offers an array of unusual delicacies like fried scorpion and seahorses, to name a few. Sponsored by The Doctor’s Channel
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