Beijing, China’s capital city, is rich in history. On your next visit, stop by these museums to learn more about Beijing’s cultural and historical significance.
The museum houses more than 1 million artifacts detailing the cultural history of China including paintings, jade, currency and pottery. Admission is free. You will need to show your passport for entrance.
Opened in 1988, the museum is the only comprehensive national science and technology museum in China. There are four permanent exhibits and rotating temporary exhibits. Closed Monday. Admission costs less than $5.
The museum features both ancient and contemporary Chinese art. Opened to the public in 1963, the museum houses 21 exhibition halls. Admission is free, though tickets are limited to 4,000 people per day. Closed Monday.
Learn more about Beijing’s infrastructure at the Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall. The museum highlights Chinese urban planning achievements and future plans for Beijing. Closed Monday.
The natural science museum is dedicated to paleontology, paleoecology, paleoanthropology and the theory of evolution. More than 1,000 artifacts on display include fossils and tools from early humans. Closed Monday. Admission costs about $3.
Ristorante Consorzio is almost as famous for its selection of fine cheeses as its delicious wines. After one evening dining here I understand why. The selections of both are extensive and top-notch, and feature a variety of each from around the country.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.