With Beijing the focus of the 2008 Summer Olympics, one must not forget the other sites hosting events during the games and what they have to offer visitors. In Beyond Beijing: Exploring China's Cities, viewers can sample the many delights these dynamic destinations have to offer.
Shanghai: Explore this fast-paced city quickly becoming a global capital of fashion
Qingdao: Known for its sailing and coastal activities,
find out how German immigrants gave the city its best known product.
Qinhuangdao: Discover this small city's mythical links to the Great Wall of China.
Tianjin: Follow the conservation efforts underway to preserve the city's past
as a center of European life in China.
Shenyang: Journey into the first "Forbidden City" and its architectural marvels.
Hong Kong: Engage in this global city and its growing mix of Western
and Asian lifestyles.
With stunning photography and interviews with the many businesspeople, scholars, and artists who call the country home, Beyond Beijing: Exploring China's Cities will serve as a valuable guide for all travelers.
"...offers a good introduction to Chinese cities
outside the capital. Recommended." Video Librarian