Caitlin must put aside her personal feelings about the Beijing opera in order to attempt to learn -- and then perform -- a Beijing opera routine. At Li Qun duck restaurant, she discovers the origin of US-Sino relations.
The distinguishing soft-sounding Yue Opera, also known as the Shaoxing Opera, is native to the Zhejiang area. Capturing the interests of millions of viewers, the Yue Opera consists of all female performers with some playing male roles - a different appeal compared to the Beijing Opera.
For many tourists visiting Beijing, the Forbidden City, a celebrated ancient palace, is not to be missed. However, there is a place in Beijing that's even 10 years older than the Forbidden City. Here, not only can you savor fine food, but also experience the ancient Chinese art of Kun opera performed in its original way.