First overseas tourists visit Beijing in 2006
GOV.cn Monday, January 02, 2006


Two tourists from Finland set out from Zhonggulou (Bell and Drum Tower) to sightsee hutong (lanes) by pedicab in Beijing, capital of China, on Jan. 1, 2005. A total of 57 people from Finland and Sweden became the first overseas tourists visiting Beijing in 2006. [Xinhua Photo]


Tourists from Finland and Sweden are attracted by the noodle-making process by a Chinese chef in a "Siheyuan" (four-sided enclosed yards), in Beijing, capital of China, on Jan. 1, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]


Tourists from Finland and Sweden show the 2008 Beijing Olympic mascots presented by the Beijing Tourism Administration in Beijing, capital of China, on Jan. 1, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]


Tourists from Finland and Sweden attend the 2006 welcoming ceremony for the first overseas tour group to Beijing in front of Zhonggulou (Bell and Drum Tower) in Beijing, capital of China, on Jan. 1, 2005.  [Xinhua Photo]

Editor: Du Jing
Source: Xinhua