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China Travel - Famous & Beautiful Places in China

Zeynep Tac Cekici

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China is a kind of treasure box that hides one of the world's oldest civilizations. It is a multi-religious and multi-racial country. Having a deep history and heritage place the country among the world's greatest travel destinations. It is the third largest country of the world in which there are lots of touristic attractions to visit and lots of things to do. It offers endless cultural treasures with lots of memories that are unforgettable for a lifetime.

China has famous cities that are also important travel destinations. Beijing is the capital of China and has always been among the famous cultural and historic cities. It is China's most popular city for tourists. It owns number of temples, ancient houses, museums, parks. The top attractions of Beijing are The Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and Ming Tombs. The Great Wall with its worldwide fame is a historical place and for sure must-see place. The wonderful scenery also pleases the visitors. The Forbidden City also known as the Imperial Palace is a city-within-a-city that owns ancient buildings. The Summer Palace is the largest Royal Park. Summer Place contains structures which are included by towers, temples, pavilions, bridges, and corridors. Ming Tombs is the burial site of 13 out of 17 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Also, Tian'anmen Square and The Temple of Heaven are among touristic destinations of Beijing.

Shanghai is one of the most cosmopolitan cities of China. It is also popular with its nightlife. Nanjing Road, The Old Town, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, The Bund, Grand View Garden, Shanghai Wildlife Zoo are the popular attractions of the city.

Guilin located on the Li River, is a small town; however, a popular place due to its beautiful scenery. Its geographic formations and breathtaking beauty attract travellers. Li River, Elephant Trunk Hill, Longji Terraced Field, Green Lotus Peak and Yangshuo are popular sightseeings. Kknmíng is also one of the cosmopolitan Chinese cities. The city owns beautiful attractions such as Stone Forest, Xishan, Jiuxiang and Yunnan Nationalities Village.

Xi'an city is home of the world-famous Terra Cotta Army. Xian is a must-see and world famous tourist city. Qin Terra Cotta Army Museum is a site museum housing the continuing excavation of an army of 6,000 terra-cotta soldiers and horses. Museum of the Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses , Shaanxi History Museum, The Xi'an City Wall, Huaqing Hot Springs are some of the attractions of Xi’an.

A trip to Tibet is a memorable experience. It offers stunning views. There are countless attractions in Tibet which makes it a very popular tourist destination. Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Mount Kailash, Lake Manasarova, Mount Everest, Yarlong Tsangpo River, Sera Monastery and Lake Namco are places to visit in Tibet.

Dunhuang attracts people with its numerous historic sites. Mogao Grottoes (Mogao Caves), Yang and Yumen Passes are among sightseeings of the city. The Silk Road is also one of the must-see places of China. It is known all around the world and a travel to China is incomplete if it is not visited. Also, Hainan, Dali, Dao, Hong Kong, Temple of Heaven, Hutongs, Reed Flute Cave, Tai Shan, Macau, Hainan, Yunan are among popular places.

Rock climbing, cycling and river cruising are activities available in China. Acrobatic Arts is a definite must-see activity to add to any visitors list. Do not forget to see Giant Pandas at the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base. China offers entertainments and colorful nightlife, too.

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