Tour attractions in China
The Great Wall has a history of more than 2,000 years. As early as the Warring States Period, in order to self-protect, rival kingdoms built walls around their territories. This is the earliest Great Wall. Badaling Great Wall lies in Yanqing County in Beijing and stands on the ridge of infinite steep mountains. There are two high peaks, generally called the south high peak and the north high peak. The highest point is about 1,000 meters above sea level. The great wall averages 7.8 meters in height and is 6.5 meters wide at the base and 5.7 meters at the top. The width is enough for five horses to go side by side. It is an indisputable fact that the Great Wall of China is the longest defense wall in the world. From the aspects of culture and history, the wall is an ancient masterpiece that we can fully enjoy.
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The Forbidden City
Forbidden City - the largest, group of palaces in China. It was renamed the Palace Museum. It is the palace of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Altogether 24 emperors lived here. Construction of the Forbidden City started in the fourth year of the reign of Emperor Yongle (1406) of Ming Dynasty and was completed 14 years later. There are more than 9900 rooms in nearly 900 buildings. The structure is a unique combination of artistic tastes, mechanics, architecture, and craftsmanship.
Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses
About 31 km away from Xi'an, is the place where the Qin Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses were found. It has been named "Museum of Emperor Qin Shihuang's Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses". After archaeological excavation and textual research, it was found that this was an oblong pit in which were buried terra cotta warriors and horses of the Qin Dynasty.
Located in Lhasa, on top of the Red Mountain, which is at an altitude of 3700 meters. This was the main residence of the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, the Dalai Lama. The Potala Palace, an administrative, religious and political complex, owns the beauty and its architecture.
Dunhuang Mogao Grottos
The Mogao Grottoes, also known as the Caves of A Thousand Buddhas. It is twenty-five kilometers southeast of Dunhuang City, which are one of the noted grottoes in China and also the largest and richest treasure trove of stone carvings and mural paintings in China. The grottoes can be seen as extended art gallery of ancient sculptures, wall paintings and sutras.
Lakes in China
Dian Chi Lake
Kunming is famous for its numerous scenic spots and places of interests from ancient times. They are located in the southwest of Kunming in Yunnan Province. The West Mountain is 15 km away from Kunming, standing straight in the lakeside of the Dian Chi Lake and on the foot of the mountain is just the Dian Chi Lake. Nearly 3,000 kinds of woody plants are growing on the mountain and the Ginkgo, Yulan magnolia and epiphyllum are unique in Kunming. The sago cycas, metasequoia, yew podocarpus and peacock China fir handed over in the geology history and the rare plants in the Dianzhong Plateau such as moss, alangium and Yunnan camphor tree are in addition to the above.
West Lake once called "Upper Lake" in the ancient times, which meant that West Lake was a lake in heaven. Because it lay in the west of Hangzhou, later people called it "West Lake". Su Causeway and Bai Causeway cut up the lake into five water bodies named respectively Inner Lake, Outer Lake, Yue Lake, West Back Lake, and North Back Lake.
Yellow Mountain (Mt. Huangshan)
The Yellow Mountain is well-known all over the world for its four scenic spots - pine forest, strange stone, Cloud and hot spring. It is one of famous mountains in China. Covering an area of 154 square meters, the Yellow Mountain has 72 peaks with different dimensions. The three main peaks - the Lotus Peak, the Bright Summit Peak and the Tiandu Peak are all above 1,800 meters.