China’s Top Attractions

1. The Great Wall of China
One of the most amazing sights in the World, the Great Wall of China is famous all over the World. The Great Wall is a national icon of China. It is a true symbol not only of the Chinese culture heritage, but it is also an object of national pride, determined resistance, grand architecture, and creativity.

Great Wall
In the period of the Great Wall construction, multiple myths and legends were created. The wall spreads from China’s western frontier to the east coast, totaling around 5,000 km (3,100 miles). However, it’s best-preserved sections are located close to Beijing. So this is what people usually mean when mentioning the Great Wall of China.
Among the most famous are: Meng Jiang Nü weeping over the Great Wall, a sad but romantic love story set in the Qin Dynasty.
Being the longest wall in the World, the sight attracts by many scientists, archaeologists, filmmakers. From the top of the Great Wall, you can see a fantastic view of the rugged country and steep mountains.
For many people, if you haven’t climbed the Great Wall, you haven’t been to China.
2. Kunming
Kunming is the up-to-date capital city that is also an economic, cultural, transportation and industrial center of the southwestern part of China, mainly of the Yunnan province. It is connected by rail with all of China’s major cities. Its mild year-round climate makes it highly attractive for numerous tourists and a good place to visit for any tourists.

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Due to the mild climate, flower-growing is a major industry; you can visit flower exhibitions and huge botanical garden. Kunming is one of the most modern capital cities of China, and it has a large student population and a temperate year-round climate. You should visit the amazing islands of Cui Hu (Green Lake), a park designed in the 17th century. Nearby is Yuantong Si.
3. Pudong Skyline
Pudong is a Shanghai district on the eastern side of the Huangpu River. It is a large district that is famous for its thriving economy. It is considered to be China’s financial and commercial hub. Literally, Pudong means “East of Huangpu”, which is a perfect description of the city’s location.

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It is surrounded by the East China Sea to the East and the Huangpu River in the west. A skyline of gleaming skyscrapers rises out of what was farmland only 20 years ago. Skyscrapers include the symbolic Oriental Pearl Tower, the Shanghai World Financial Center, the Jin Mao Building and the Shanghai Tower, which construction was finished in 2014.

4. Mount Huang
Mount Huang represents a mountain range in eastern China widely known as Huangshan (“Yellow Mountain”). If you visit this beautiful area, you will enjoy granite peaks clothed in uniquely shaped pine trees, which form an unique landscape of great interest to all visitors.

Mount Huang is famous for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly shaped granite peaks and beautiful views. The peaks of the mountain have very unusual names, such as 18 Arhats Worshipping the South Sea, Lotus Flower Peak, Celestial Capital and Paint Brush. In ancient times almost 60,000 stone steps were carved into the side of the mountain range.
5. Forbidden City
It was built at the beginning of 15th century, Built in the early 15th century. It was a home for emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties until Puyi, the last Emperor of China abdicated in 1912.

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It is a world’s largest palatial complex. According to the legend, it has 980 buildings with 9,999 rooms, but the actual number is about a thousand lower. It has become the most visited tourist attraction Beijing city, and the most popular one.

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