China Attractions

China, flanked by the Pacific Ocean and covering an unbelievably varied terrain, is truly a gigantic country boasting so many places of historic interests and natural beauties. Endless plains, snow-enveloped mountains, verdant forests, undulating hills, enticing coastlines, majestic palaces, fine museums, wonderful theme parks, enchanting classical gardens, and a dynamic cultural scene; China has it all, plus more. Some of the tourist attractions have been inscribed on the list of World Heritage Site by UNESCO, such as the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, and the Terracotta Army of Qin Shihuang and so on. Whether a visitor digs nature-oriented, historic, or modern destinations, he goes home from China with refreshment and happiness. China tours will entice every traveler. Following is some brief information about the top 10 tourist attractions in China:
The Great Wall of China is one of the most famous landmark buildings in the world. The Great Wall of China
The 8,851-km-long Great Wall, originally built roughly 2,000 years ago, is a world-famous large-scale military fortress stretching from Shanhaiguan Pass in the east to Jiayuguan Pass in the west. It is one of the most recognizable symbols of China. As the old Chinese sayings goes, he who has not been to the Great Wall is not a true man. Read more>>
The Forbidden City was the national political center during the Ming and Qing dynasties. The Forbidden City
The Forbidden City, originally built in 1420, was the imperial palace for 24 emperors and their households, the national ceremonial and political hub during the Ming & Qing dynasties. It marks the city center of Beijing and covers 725,000 square meters with roughly 8,707 rooms. The majestic Forbidden City will impress every visitor. Read more>>
Terracotta Warriors and Horses is touted as the largest underground military museum in the world. The Museum of the Terracotta Army of Qin Shihuang
The Museum of the Terracotta Army, opened to the public in 1979, is a world-famous museum built on the very site of its findings. The main exhibits are 3 exposed pits with clay warriors and horses, and the hall of the 2 bronze chariots and horses. The museum is acknowledged as the largest ancient underground military museum in the world. Read more>>
East or West, Guilin Landscape is the best. Guilin Landscape
Guilin is a world-renowned tourist city and an excellent historic, cultural city in Guangxi Province, China. Guilin Landscape features the crystal-clear water, the rolling green mountains, the fabulous karst caves, the grotesque rocks. As the famous Chinese sayings goes, east or west, Guilin Landscape is the best.
the grand Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet The Potala Palace
The Potala Palace, originally built in the 7th century and grandly located on a hill in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, is a large-scale castle-like Tibet-style architectural complex which houses numerous rare treasures. After being rebuilt in the 17th century, the Potala Palace has been serving as the winter palace of every Dalai Lama and the politico-religious center of Tibet.
The Three Gorges along the Yangtse River Three Gorges along the Yangtse River
The Three Gorges stretch from Baidicheng in Chongqing City to Nanjin Pass in Yichang City and constitutes the spectacular grand canyon along the Yangtse River. The Three Gorges refers to the dramatic Qutang Gorge, the enchanting Wu Gorge and the long Xiling Gorge. The exciting Yangtse River Cruise will entice every tourist.
The enchanting West Lake in Hangzhou Hangzhou West Lake
Hangzhou West Lake, situated in the western part of Hangzhou, the capital of Zhenjiang Province, is notable for its enticing natural beauties and impressive places of historic interests. The romantic love story of Bai Suzhen and Xu Xian adds charm to the charming West Lake. Many famous men of letters, inspired by the West Lake, created numerous widely-spread literal works.
Mount Huang is famous for  its unbeatable natural beauties and famed historical significance. Mount Huang
Mount Huang, located in Anhui Province, features the wondrous old pines, the grotesque rocks, the fantastic sea of clouds and the inviting hot springs. Mount Huang Scenic Spot is China’s only World Cultural & Natural Heritage Site approved by UNESCO. Mount Huang, with its unbeatable natural beauties and famed historical significance, draws numerous visitors every year.
Chengde Summer Resort served as the summer palace for the emperors during the Qing Dynasty. Chengde Summer Resort
Chengde Summer Resort, originally built in 1703, served as the summer palace for the emperors during the Qing Dynasty. The resort, roughly 180 kilometers far away from Beijing, consists of the majestic imperial palace, the intoxicating imperial garden and the grand temples. Chengde Summer Resort is widely known as one of the top 4 famous gardens in China.
Suzhou is home to many intoxicating historic gardens. Historic Gardens in Suzhou
Just as there is paradise in heaven, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth. Suzhou is home to over 60 gorgeous well-preserved historic gardens, among which 19 are opened to the public. The most famous historic gardens in Suzhou are the Humble Administrator’s Garden, the Lingering Garden, the Master of the Nets Garden and Pavilion of Surging Waves