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6 Tourist Attractions in China

Posted on August 25, 2017 in Go Asia by

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The Great Wall of China

Located in Beijing, the Ten-Thousand-Li-Long Wall is, of course, the most renowned tourist spot in China. It’s one of the country’s iconic symbols, extending from China’s west to east, totaling about 3,100 miles. It also earned a spot on the list of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Visiting this tourist attraction will make you wonder what kind of tools were used to make the wall so sturdy.

The Bund

As an international architecture symbol, the Bund in Shanghai boasts off its colonial European skyscrapers and buildings. It also houses one of the planet’s leading business districts.

It’s also Shanghai’s most prosperous area during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Elegance is probably the best word to describe this place.

The Bund in Shanghai

The Forbidden City

Beijing has done it again with this imperial palace where 24 emperors lived. It was a former palace city where commoners weren’t allowed to enter. It features more than 8,000 rooms painted in yellow and red. The golden roofs of the rooms make the place look more elegant as well.

The imperial palace is also one of the five most significant palaces on earth, along with the White House, the Buckingham Palace, the Palace of Versailles, and the Kremlin.

The Li River

Located between Guilin and Yangshuo, the Li River has a length of 83 kilometers and is one of the world’s top ten watery wonders according to America’s National Geographic Magazine. The landscape of the river features bamboo forests, cliffs, beautiful hills, and farming villages. There are also cave and rock formations named Elephant Trunk Hill, Mount of Unique Beauty, and Reed Flute Cave.

The Li River

Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center

Your visit to China won’t be a complete success if you don’t get close to pandas. Found in the Sichuan province, this research base allows you to take a closer look at about 80 pandas and their natural habitat. It’s best to drop by when they’re most active, so visit them in the morning while they’re being fed.

The Terracotta Army

As part of the Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s Mausoleum Site Park, this tourist site showcases over 8,000 life-sized soldiers, about 520 horses, and over 100 chariots. It’s located on the outskirts of Xi’an and was discovered in the 1970s. After seeing the army, you’d probably want to search for Tools online and recreate them at home with your handyman tools!

The Terracotta Army

 

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Penghaoren is a travel blog that mainly focuses on destinations in Asia. It is about journeys in the making that started in the streets of Beijing. It is a desire to see more of the world’s wonders sparked while scaling the Great Wall of China. This blog is about people, places, culture, food, off the beaten tracks, and everything in between. It features stories of amazing discoveries and experiences that make for lasting memories.

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