First Lady Michelle Obama Visits Beijing's Summer Palace

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    First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters in China - March 22, 2014.

    First Lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to Beijing's Summer Palace Saturday.

    Mrs. Obama was accompanied by her daughters and mother. They joined a group of visiting students from the U.S. and even took in a Chinese opera performance.

    Mrs. Obama and her family are set to visit other historical landmarks including the Great Wall of China and a panda breeding facility.

    The focus of the weeklong trip is on the importance of education.

    The First Lady is encouraging students across the U.S. to follow her trip on her web site.