Beijing and the Forbidden City
Yongle moves the capital north to Beijing and builds the Forbidden City.
Michael Wood tells the tale of Admiral Zheng He’s voyages before Columbus.
A weekend of shopping and sightseeing in Suzhou - the tourist capital of the Ming dynasty!
In 1582, Matteo Ricci arrives in Macao, hoping to convert China to Christianity.
After the death of the Ming founder, a brutal new emperor takes charge.