- Chinese Capital City - Viking River Cruises' Beijing Tour
The number of characters on a rooftop is a symbol of how important the building is in China. We thought the six characters on this rooftop at the summer palace were a lot until we saw some higher level rooftops in the Forbidden City.
Beijing - Ancient Chinese Capital - Article on things to see and do in Beijing
Cruise from Shanghai, China to Kobe, Japan on the Silversea Silver Shadow - Article on ship and ports of call
More Pictures from China - Shanghai, Wuxi, and Nanjing
About Cruises Photo Album - Cruise pictures from around the world.