These are the rest of the Beijing attractions in a nutshell...
The Opera House that put Istana Budaya to shame
(Istana Budaya is the local Concert Hall)
Gate to the Temple of Heaven
My party in front of the Temple of Heaven
978 Art Street
The morning market
Ming Tombs, (you have to grope Lions's nose for luck)
Lu Quo Bridge
Bird nest or Olympic Stadium
the Water Cubes or Swimming of the Olympics
The best place to shop for souvenirs
We went for a tea demo
and bought tea and mugs
Lastly, we visited a silk factory
and bought silk stuffed pillows and comforters!