China is a large country with a lot of beautiful destination for tourism. While most attention is being directed at China’s rapid modernization as symbolized by the glittering metropolis of Shanghai, China is still an ancient nation, replete with incredible historic treasures and stunning landscapes.We will find out which are the must see places when you travel to China.
Forbidden City in Beijing
This is a famous place that often appears in Chinese film about Chinesed Dynasty in the past. The Forbidden is a seal of history for over 500 years ago. When the first time it is topened for public it rapidly became one of the most visited places in the world.
The Great Wall of China in Beijing
Great Wall is one of the most famous construction of China, it is well-known around the world, we even see it from the moon. The Wall, which stretches over 13,000 miles, is easily accessible for travelers in Beijing, many of whom hire informal guides to take them out to nearby sections of the wall. It’s a good idea to avoid visiting during winter months (temperatures at the wall can drop well below zero), and make sure to bring comfy shoes as the hike, while well worth it, can be tough.
The Great Wall of China in Beijing
Terracotta Army has laid underground for more than 2,000 years. It was found in 1974 when a farmer was digging a well and it became one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world. the Terracotta Army site features thousands of life-sized soldiers, officers, horses and chariots, each with individualized faces and uniforms.
The Bund in Shanghai
The Bund is one of the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai. It showcases the world with its colonial European buildings and skyscrapers the other side of the Huangpu, housing one of the world’s foremost business districts. The Bund was Shanghai’s most prosperous area in late 19th century and early 20th century.
Giant Pandas in Chengdu
Pandas are also known a symbol of China, a lovely and cute animal. There are three places you can see pandas close up: Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center, Dujiangyan Panda Valley, and Bifengxia Panda Base. But the best place to see pandas is Chengdu — the giant panda’s “hometown".
The Yellow Mountains near Shanghai
In east China, close to Shanghai and Hangzhou, the Yellow Mountain Scenic Area woos travelers with its five wonders: sun rises, seas of clouds, oddly-shaped rocks, twisted pine trees, and hot springs.
The Potala Palace in Tibet
The Potala Palace is a symbol of Tibet , heart of the roof of the world. It is a huge treasure house of materials and articles from Tibetan history, religion, culture and art. The palace is widely known for the precious sculptures, murals, scriptures, Buddhist statues, antiques, and religious jewelry housed within. It was recognized as a a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1994.
Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong
Victoria Peak is the best spot to have a bird’s eye view of Hong Kong. Viewed from the peak, both day and night scenes are worth taking in. See high-rise buildings round the busy Victoria Harbour stretching out towards Mainland China. At night the scenery is gorgeous, when the Symphony of Lights of various buildings dances in unison.
Leshan Giant Buddha
The Leshan Giant Buddha is one of China’s great architectural marvels and, at 223 ft., the largest sitting Buddha on the planet. The statue is carved directly into the riverside cliffs, and travelers can climb the stairwell from the Buddha’s feet to the cliff top and enjoy the massive statue from all angles. This construction has built in the eight centery.
Only 4 hours from Beijing, the Hanging Temple is one the most impressive temples in China, but also one of the least-visited by international travelers. Suspended over 100 feet above the valley floor, the buildings are connected by a series of wooden walkways offering spectacular views, and the temple is famous for its mix of Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucian influences.