The Explorer: Ancient and modern wonders of China

Traveling to China or curious to see what they have? We check out their ancient and modern wonders on this segment of The Explorer.

Over 50 million people visit China every year, and for many the highlight is the Great Wall.  Over 2000 years old, it's the longest man-made structure on the planet , stretching approximately 5,500 miles.  

Next to Shanghai, which is the largest city in the world with more than 23 million people. It's the heart of China's industry, commerce and finance.  

The Forbidden City, which was for over 500 years home to Chinese royalty.  It got it's name because entering was forbidden without the express written consent of the Emperor.  

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